Conversation starters text is to come but this will be a general opening about how to start asking ... etc. is an idea created by people, culture, and society to help categorize and explain the world around us. The two genders that most people know are boy and girl (or man and woman). Often people think that’s all there is, but in fact, there are many more genders! Throughout human history we know that many societies did — and still do — understand gender as a universe, something not limited to only two possibilities.