My mind, my thoughts, my words

Be(coming) XX

is not easy. I understand that growing up in general, for either (or any) gender is no picnic. The media (there we go again) screws with all of us. Yet, I … Continue reading

10/04/2013 · Leave a comment

Wogis

There are numerous terms to divide males and females in different groups in terms of their characteristics, e.g. gentleman, dandy, lad and lady, tomboy/girl, gamine. When it comes to age … Continue reading

03/02/2012 · 1 Comment

Bodies, genders, rites and the role of women in some societies

For the Bimin-Kuskusmin (New Guinea) everything is divided into male and female. There is male food, and there is female food. Men mustn’t eat female foods, females may not even … Continue reading

16/12/2011 · Leave a comment