Most of the sources I cited gave their own different opinions about Lan Caihe's gender, and they all really seemed to be just opinions. I wasn't able to find any source where Lan said what their own gender was. When you read the Wikipedia article about Lan Caihe, what's your opinion of what Lan's gender is, and why?
@frameacloud reading the article, the quote “Lan Caihe was a man who could not understand how to be a man” was I think the one that stood out as being most definitive.
@frameacloud It definitely read to me as "this person is probably nonbinary, but we can't prove it and a lot of experts try to assign a binary gender anyway because binarism is a strong force in academia".
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