Others have posted on the 2013 Census gender issue. Read them!
Atheist Pinko Sluts Monthly notes the actual, stated reason why “male” is listed above “female”: because people get too confused if “female” is listed first. What does that tell you about entrenched social programming?
Ironbark notes the problems from a health perspective – the census gender options don’t actually provide compatible data!
Badtom on Twitter pretty much sums up the silliness of saying that gender diversity isn’t relevant:
We COULD offer non-binary sex options, but that isn’t relevant for most people. Now, question 17: do you have a fax machine?