Can I identify myself as grey? Can I go to court and contend this? Is complexion and by extension colour a social construct?
I ask all these because of this post from WEIT, where a man has gone to court to contest his age. He argued
Doctors had told him his body was that of a 45-year-old man, Ratelband argued. He described himself as a “young god”.
In my defense, when I look at the mirror and compare myself against a black object (social construct- pun intended) I don’t look black. So I will consider asking my lawyers to file submissions in court next week to address this issue.