I was at somewhat of a loss for what to write for this piece. So I decided to go with a topic that has been the center of more than a few (heated) classroom debates.

Let’s talk gender. How many genders are there? How do you address people of these orientations, and how can we put an end to the debate?

Bailey Chavis is a seventh-grader at Barker Middle School. In the Middle is a regular column by middle schoolers at Michigan City Area Schools.

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