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Genderfication of Adolescence

eddie again Wrote: Feb 22, 2013 11:29 AM
just because many, maybe even a majority of, americans are too ignorant to realize that the differences between human males and human females will never be eliminated, that does not mean other countries and cultures do not understand and accept the truth. there are many young people who neither participate in nor believe in the hook-up culture.
Not so long ago, "gender" was something mostly of interest to flirtatious nouns. But then, as the culture became both more vulgar and more squeamish, "gender" replaced "sex" as the distinction between "him" and "her." Now "date," which described how him and her got acquainted, is replaced by "hook up."

Gender used to tell us about language; now, it describes behavioral roles. The word sex was unambiguous, referring to the natural biological differences. But the genderfication of sex expands to encompass the experiences of the transgendered, lesbian and male homosexuals.

Whereas sex refers to two, gender creates a crowd -- emotional...