In Oaxaca, the Zapotecs include a third gender: Muxes (video)

by Chale Knickerbocker on January 9, 2017 in Cultura, Video


In the indigenous communities around the town of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, the world is not divided simply into males and females. The local Zapotec people have made room for a third category, they call Muxes – men who consider themselves women and live in a socially-sanctioned limbo between the two genders. [Video by Ivan Olita.]

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