androgynous

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androgynous

1. Botany having male and female flowers in the same inflorescence, as cuckoo pint
2. having male and female characteristics; hermaphrodite
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Even though an increasing number of young children are raised androgynously, in an environment where both male and female gender-role attitudinal characteristics are purported to be equally cherished, most children continue to be indirectly influenced into adopting traditional societal gentler roles, attitudes, and beliefs through essentialist sexual scripting (Gerson, 1993; Gilbert, 1993; Real, 1997).
As the credits roll, a split screen shows an androgynously named "Jean Arless" taking a bow as both Emily and Warren.
Five years ago my lesbian sister, Monica, met Marie androgynously handsome woman with blond spiky hair and the patience of a saint.
THE voice, androgynously male and tinged with a Serbian accent, comes over the loudspeaker: "Ladies and gentlemen, whether you like it or not: Hedwig.
She recommends transpeople forgo medicine to "live androgynously," a suggestion indistinguishable from the Right's exhortations that gays live as straight.
The 53-year-old Boy Wonder, dressed androgynously in a natty Vivienne Westwood ensemble, plundered his back catalogue with fey abandon.
In her article Vincent urges transsexuals to "live androgynously .