Hermaphrodites


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Hermaphrodites

half-man, half-woman; offspring of Hermes and Aphrodite. [Gk. Myth.: Hall, 153]
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(21.) Monneyron suggests that Latouche must have read an encyclopedia article recounting the brutal historical treatment of hermaphrodites (53).
Indeed, we found that just placing hermaphrodites on plates where males had previously been present was sufficient to induce the premature demise of hermaphrodites," the researcher added.
A HERMAPHRODITE sea slug with a spiky "disposable" penis has been discovered.
Parfois il est admis que l'hermaphrodite a dominance masculine puisse etre ordonne pretre, ce qui exclut l'ambivalent pur, considere comme une femme ou encore les hermaphrodites feminins.
A hermaphrodite has the physical presence of both male and female genitalia, or for whom such organs are not differentiated.
Some of them are hermaphrodites; they change sex during their lifetime, things that if we do it as human beings, we would be arrested."
(4.) Dreger, Hermaphrodites and the Medical Invention of Sex.
"Romance of Romance" is a dark comedy following Syns as she labors in a mental institution filled with unstable hermaphrodites and other unruly characters.
Remarkably, Hermaphrodites in Renaissance Europe demonstrates how the figure of the hermaphrodite personified the key issues at the heart of sixteenth-century culture, but also at the heart of gender studies today.
They're hermaphrodites, because the female to male ratio in the worm world is 500:1.
Long (romance studies, Cornell U.) explores how images and accounts of hermaphrodites interacted with the notions of natural and cultural divisions between the sexes in Renaissance Europe, mostly France.
I will continue to minister to all persons, including heterosexuals, homosexuals, ex-gays, bisexuals, transgendered, transsexuals and hermaphrodites.