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Genderfication of Adolescence

Elisabeth26 Wrote: Feb 22, 2013 11:35 AM
What you all miss is the imperative to survive that was nurtured by romance and the permanancy of marriage. Today's casual sex produces casual (throw away) chidlren who lack the basic model under which to grow to adulthood -- two parents. As women are less driven to sex, and the ones most responsible for the consequences of it, we need to stand up and say "NO!" far more often than we say yes.
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...