The idea of identifying with your gender creates a doomed proposition from the start. You are referring to man as the animal, prior to becoming fully human. If you become enlightened and transcend your animal brain, you will shed your ego, and your need to identify as anything, other than energy or spirit. The idea of being a soldier or fighting has anything to do with being a human is ridiculous. Violence is a destructive force, and the antithesis of God or Love which is a creative force. Man, at his best, is a creative being, and only through the application of love can man express full humanity. Even the consideration of violence as a solution is a sign of weakness. Dr. King was a Man