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Boy or girl? Society slowly accepting idea birth may not decide gender

ADVANCE FOR USE TUESDAY, MAY 28, 2013 AND THEREAFTER - Ryan, a "gender variant" fourth grader, center, runs with others during recess at their school in Illinois on May 2, 2013. Some experts predict that views on gender will evolve in much the same way they have for sexual orientation, which was removed as a mental illness nearly four decades ago. Today, the gender spectrum includes those who are transgender, who see themselves as the opposite gender, and those who are gender variant, or gender nonconforming, whose gender is more ?fluid.? For kids, it means they identify some of themselves as boy and some as girl. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)