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Genderfication of Adolescence

HeraldOfGalactus Wrote: Feb 22, 2013 1:29 PM
Antibiotics by definition don't do anything against viruses. I never implied otherwise. But HPV, the most common STD, is often cured by the body's own immune system in the same way a cold is. That doesn't mean there can't be complications, but those are the exceptions. Not the norm.
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...