Turns out that hermaphrodite is kind of an offensive term now, for humans at least.
Intersex is the going phrase I believe, but it sounds like they adjusted the wording to be safe. Turns out that hermaphrodite is kind of an offensive term now, for humans at least. Non-Binary is a better term but may also be confusing to some. Corellon is both male and female, according to elven legend, going back to 1e Deities & Demigods - this wasn't Gygax seeking LGBT brownie points.
She thinks I'm some brilliant world designer or something.Having recently introduced my Italian group to the joys of 5th Ed via a converted Spelljammer setting, the topic came up of how inclusive this new edition is when mentioning potential LGBT themes or non-binary genders during character creation.In order to illustrate this I directed their attention to page 121 of the PHB...Hermaphrodite was known to be easily angered if not pleased by the people, and many historians believe that Hermaphrodite may have destroyed the Ancient Greek society in one of Its frequent violent rages (later known as PMS).Greek mythology originally referred to Hermaphrodite as "King Of The Gods." They later decided that this didn't fit, so they called It "Queen Of The Gods." This was also later changed, and after several other names were suggested to no avail, the Greeks finally got pissed off and made Zeus the King.