Est-il juste de diviser le genre humain en deux sexes?

Daniel Borrillo 1
1 CERSA(UMR7106)/CNRS/PARIS II
CERSA - Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches de Sciences Administratives et Politiques
Abstract : The Law classifies individuals into two sexes at their birth. This assignment seems so natural that the result is that it is practically impossible to question it. Whereas neither race, class nor religion appears more in the acts of the civil statue, membership to the categories of male or female not only are binding on us but determine, in addition, specific rights and obligations. The end of legal classification by sex will put an end not only to the problems encountered by transsexuals and interssexuals but also to the prohibition against marriage between people of the same sex and other rights including homoparentality. Starting from an analysis of French law, the author criticizes the naturalization of classification by sex but justifies its use at protective ends. If sex is no longer relevant for the identification of people, it remains an essential tool in the fight against discrimination and in the promotion of diversity.
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Daniel Borrillo. Est-il juste de diviser le genre humain en deux sexes?. Alexander Schuster. Equality and Justice. Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in the XXI Century, Forum, 2011, 978-88-8420-702-9. ⟨hal-01243071⟩

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