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Unformatted text preview: gender continuum endpoints i. Not necessarily opposite endpoints 1. females do not have to be played by males or gays 2. males do not have to be played by females or lesbians a. emphasizes gender/sex separation c. Gender can be blurred anywhere between male and female i. Coding need not exist 1. once selfhood is established (i.e.-sexual desires, gender tendencies despite classification) 2. personhood DOES NOT determine selfhood ii. So can sexual preference 1. the heterosexual model DOES NOT comply *There are social constructs defining the endpoints of male/female gender which correlate with the biological endpoints (in AMERICAN SOCIETY; may not correlate in other cultures). Yet, there are an infinite number of possibilities between the male/female endpoints that create the continuum (defined as transsexuality)....
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- Spring '08
- Christopher DiMaria Argument, gender continuum endpoints, Gender Continuum I.