Even if gender isn't relevant to the story, even tho I want to transcend gender, what's my practice?
I've a rule of no repeats although I can make a tribute and anecdote of the same person. I found 7 males and 2 females who got extra repeats. I counted each repeater only once in overall numbers. Some anecdotes I made gender-neutral, but could reinstate gender.
Inanimate, Plant, Abstract subjects (29)
Non-human animals (40)
Undetermined/Unknown gender: (17)
Human mixed gender group (40)
Group of females (15)
Group of males (16)
Individual Female (246)
Individual Male (356)
(Statistically significant difference.)
Slant/weighting differences? I'd have to re-count.