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'The concepts of man or woman don't fit me.'

NORRIE MAY-WELBY, who became the first person in the world to be classified as genderless after Australian officials altered May-Welby's birth certificate to read "neuter"

'We said that if they are extending a metal hand inside a velvet glove, we won't accept.'

AYATULLAH ALI KHAMENEI, Iran's ruling cleric, during a televised address in which he pilloried the U.S. government for mixing peaceful overtures with anti-Iran criticism

'We don't trample the livelihood of those we're trying to win over.'

COMMANDER JEFFREY EGGERS, a top adviser to General Stanley McChrystal, on the...

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