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.Androgyny is a term derived from the Greek words άνδρας (andras, meaning man) and γυνή (gyné, meaning woman) and refers to the mixing of masculine and feminine characteristics, as in fashion or hermaphroditism.^ The troubled quest for masculinity, femininity, and androgyny.
  • Tentative Syllabus Fall 1998 10 February 2010 11:20 UTC falcon.jmu.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ Androgyny is personality which holds a balance of feminine and masculine characteristics.
  • Androgyny is personality which holds a balance of feminine and masculinecharacteristics. 10 February 2010 11:20 UTC sociologyindex.com [Source type: Academic]

^ Androgyny means high scores on both masculine and feminine traits.
  • Saint Anselm College Psychology Department Senior Thesis 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC www.anselm.edu [Source type: Academic]

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Gender identity

.An androgyne in terms of gender identity, is a person who does not fit cleanly into the typical masculine and feminine gender roles of their society.^ ANDROGYNOUS A person who dresses in a non-specific gender fashion.
  • "Light in the Closet" 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC lightinthecloset.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ An androgynous female, for example, is a person who is high in both masculine and feminine traits.
  • A Look At Modern Day Androgynous Women | Lifescript.com 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC www.lifescript.com [Source type: General]
  • A Look At Modern Day Androgynous Women | Lifescript.com 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC www.lifescript.com [Source type: General]

^ Dynamics of gender-role and personality trait.
  • Androgyny, psychological - WikEd 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC wik.ed.uiuc.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.They may also use the term ambigender to describe themselves.^ For themselves they may be right.
  • http://alignment2012.com/castingprecious-androgny.html 10 February 2010 11:20 UTC alignment2012.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Brown may be contributing to the confusion somewhat by using the terms “male” and “female” which imply anatomical differences.
  • http://alignment2012.com/castingprecious-androgny.html 10 February 2010 11:20 UTC alignment2012.com [Source type: Original source]

^ They found that using male terms as gender-neutral terms in a phrase led the participants to create a male character in their story rather than female.
  • PERCEPTION OF GENDER IN TEXT: DO READERS ASSIGN GENDER TO ANDROGYNOUS CHARACTERS IN READINGS? 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC clearinghouse.missouriwestern.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Many androgynes identify as being mentally "between" woman and man, or as entirely genderless.^ Therefore, woman principal who is able to balance between femininity and masculinity, may be more appropriate to be described as androgynous leadership.
  • Woman Principals' Leadership and Teachers' Work Attitudes 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC www.fed.cuhk.edu.hk [Source type: Academic]

^ This very ambiguity is interpreted by some as being Androgynous, especially in light of the unusual way Duchamp responded to the gender question in a 1916 interview: "Is it a woman?
  • Duchamp & Androgyny:
    The Concept and its Context
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^ This is also an interesting story about an androgynous ideal, and about man and woman as torn, split and separated, an inferior state.
  • FIOAR Discussion - Gramstad 10 February 2010 11:20 UTC www.nyu.edu [Source type: Original source]

They may class themselves as non-gendered, genderneutral, agendered, between genders, intergendered, bigendered,"pangender' or genderfluid[citation needed]
.Androgyne was once used as a synonym for hermaphrodite, although the term intersex is now widely used.^ The term androgynous is often used to refer to a person whose look or build make determining their gender difficult but is generally not used as a synonym for actual intersexuality or transgender or two-spirit status of people (Wikipedia, 2005).
  • Androgyny, psychological - WikEd 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC wik.ed.uiuc.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The term androgynous is often used to refer to a person whose look or build make determining their gender difficult but is generally not used as a synonym for actual intersexuality, transgender or two-spirit people.

^ The Rambam writes, Someone who has male organs and female organs is termed a hermaphrodite ( androgynous ), and it is questionable if he is a male or a female.
  • Tumtum and Androgynous \ Rabbi Alfred Cohen 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC www.daat.ac.il [Source type: Original source]

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The Bem Sex Role Inventory

.The Bem Sex Role Inventory is one of the most widely used gender measures and was constructed by the early leading proponent of androgyny, Sandra Bem (1977).^ Raw scores for the BEM Sex Role Inventory were calculated.
  • PERCEPTION OF GENDER IN TEXT: DO READERS ASSIGN GENDER TO ANDROGYNOUS CHARACTERS IN READINGS? 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC clearinghouse.missouriwestern.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The Bem Sex Role Inventory (BSRI), created by Sandra Bem (1974), was used to determine the participants perceived gender role.
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^ The BEM sex-role inventory: Are you androgynous?
  • PERCEPTION OF GENDER IN TEXT: DO READERS ASSIGN GENDER TO ANDROGYNOUS CHARACTERS IN READINGS? 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC clearinghouse.missouriwestern.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[2] .Based on their responses to the items in the Bem Sex-Role Inventory, individuals are classified as having one of four gender-role orientations: masculine, feminine, androgynous, or undifferentiated.^ Percentages of Athletes and Nonathletes whose Gender Role Orientation is Androgynous, Masculine, Feminine and Undifferentiated Based on Scores on the Bem Sex Role Inventory Athlete Nonathlete Androgynous 42% 21% Masculine 21% 15% Feminine 21% 21% Undifferentiated 15% 44% REFERENCES Baum, A.L. (1998).
  • Saint Anselm College Psychology Department Senior Thesis 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC www.anselm.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ The BEM Sex Role Inventory was used as the method for the participant to establish the gender of the character by having participants rate the character according to masculine and feminine characteristics listed.
  • PERCEPTION OF GENDER IN TEXT: DO READERS ASSIGN GENDER TO ANDROGYNOUS CHARACTERS IN READINGS? 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC clearinghouse.missouriwestern.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Raw scores for the BEM Sex Role Inventory were calculated.
  • PERCEPTION OF GENDER IN TEXT: DO READERS ASSIGN GENDER TO ANDROGYNOUS CHARACTERS IN READINGS? 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC clearinghouse.missouriwestern.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The androgynous individual is simply a female or male who has a high degree of both feminine (expressive) and masculine (instrumental) traits.^ An androgynous female, for example, is a person who is high in both masculine and feminine traits.
  • A Look At Modern Day Androgynous Women | Lifescript.com 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC www.lifescript.com [Source type: General]
  • A Look At Modern Day Androgynous Women | Lifescript.com 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC www.lifescript.com [Source type: General]

^ Both males and females were included in the study.
  • Saint Anselm College Psychology Department Senior Thesis 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC www.anselm.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ Androgyny means high scores on both masculine and feminine traits.
  • Saint Anselm College Psychology Department Senior Thesis 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC www.anselm.edu [Source type: Academic]

.A feminine individual is high on feminine (expressive) traits and low on masculine (instrumental) traits.^ Androgyny means high scores on both masculine and feminine traits.
  • Saint Anselm College Psychology Department Senior Thesis 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC www.anselm.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ Masculinity (instrumentality) refers to scoring above median levels on an instrumentality scale which attempts to measure traits such as independence, assertiveness, or aggressiveness while also scoring below median levels on traditionally feminine (expressive) traits such as being affectionate, sympathetic, and gentle.

^ These instrumental (traditionally masculine) and expressive (traditionally feminine) traits are modeled for children and reinforced through several environmental influences - parents, the media, peers, and the school setting.
  • http://gozips.uakron.edu/%7Esusan8/csj.htm 10 February 2010 11:20 UTC gozips.uakron.edu [Source type: Academic]

.A masculine individual is high on instrumental traits and low on expressive traits.^ An androgynous female, for example, is a person who is high in both masculine and feminine traits.
  • A Look At Modern Day Androgynous Women | Lifescript.com 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC www.lifescript.com [Source type: General]
  • A Look At Modern Day Androgynous Women | Lifescript.com 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC www.lifescript.com [Source type: General]

^ Masculinity (instrumentality) refers to scoring above median levels on an instrumentality scale which attempts to measure traits such as independence, assertiveness, or aggressiveness while also scoring below median levels on traditionally feminine (expressive) traits such as being affectionate, sympathetic, and gentle.

^ Masculine instrumentality and feminine expressiveness: Their relationship with sex role attitudes and behaviors.
  • http://gozips.uakron.edu/~susan8/PARINF.HTM 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC gozips.uakron.edu [Source type: Academic]

.An undifferentiated person is low on both feminine and masculine traits.^ An androgynous female, for example, is a person who is high in both masculine and feminine traits.
  • A Look At Modern Day Androgynous Women | Lifescript.com 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC www.lifescript.com [Source type: General]
  • A Look At Modern Day Androgynous Women | Lifescript.com 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC www.lifescript.com [Source type: General]

^ Androgyny means high scores on both masculine and feminine traits.
  • Saint Anselm College Psychology Department Senior Thesis 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC www.anselm.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ Clearly a mix of both traditionally "masculine" and traditionally "feminine" traits.
  • From George and Lennox to Gaga and Lambert: Androgyny, Creativity, and Pop Culture 10 February 2010 11:20 UTC www.psychologytoday.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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Gender roles

.According to Sandra Bem, androgynous men and women are more flexible and more mentally healthy than either masculine or feminine individuals; undifferentiated individuals are less competent.^ In other words, increased masculinity in creative women was weaker than increased femininity in men.
  • From George and Lennox to Gaga and Lambert: Androgyny, Creativity, and Pop Culture 10 February 2010 11:20 UTC www.psychologytoday.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Both of them tend to be more androgynous and less undifferentiated.
  • Woman Principals' Leadership and Teachers' Work Attitudes 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC www.fed.cuhk.edu.hk [Source type: Academic]

^ Also, men who were low on both masculinity and femininity (undifferentiated) were more romantic than undifferentiated women.
  • Crisp Volume 4 No. 3 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC www.uiowa.edu [Source type: Academic]

[2] .To some degree, though, context influences which gender role is most adaptive.^ It was predicted that gender stereotypes would have more influence on the traditionalism of subjects occupational choices than sex role.
  • Choice and Career Commitment of Adolescents 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC www.samford.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ There are even some teachers that believe that it is not their place to influence the children’s gender roles.
  • Androgyny, psychological - WikEd 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC wik.ed.uiuc.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The influence of gender role typing on the expressive of depressive symptoms.

.In close relationships, a feminine or androgynous gender role may be more desirable because of the expressive nature of close relationships.^ The least common gender role was feminine.
  • Saint Anselm College Psychology Department Senior Thesis 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC www.anselm.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ I believe that I have taken on even more of an androgynous gender role after college.
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^ Because of the strong influence of parents on gender role socialization, the investigator things that those parents who wish to be gender fair and encourage the best in both their sons and their daughters would do well to adopt an androgynous gender role orientation and encourage the same in their children.
  • Androgyny, psychological - WikEd 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC wik.ed.uiuc.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.However, a masculine or androgynous gender role may be more desirable in academic and work settings because of their demands for action and assertiveness.^ I believe that I have taken on even more of an androgynous gender role after college.
  • Androgyny, psychological - WikEd 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC wik.ed.uiuc.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The present research will examine the gender role orientation of athletes and nonathletes to see if athletes do indeed score higher on measures of androgyny and/or masculinity.
  • Saint Anselm College Psychology Department Senior Thesis 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC www.anselm.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ Traditional gender stereotyping beliefs were predicted to correlate positively with gender traditionalism of job choice and subjects of androgynous or masculine gender role were predicted to have more career aspiration than feminine gender role subjects.
  • Choice and Career Commitment of Adolescents 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC www.samford.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.One study found that masculine and androgynous individuals had higher expectations for being able to control the outcomes of their academic efforts than feminine or undifferentiated individuals.^ The androgynous participants had significantly higher self-esteem than the feminine and undifferentiated participants and the masculine participants had a significantly higher self-esteem than the undifferentiated group.
  • Saint Anselm College Psychology Department Senior Thesis 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC www.anselm.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ And I scored higher than 99% on both counts, masculinity and femininity.
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^ The BSRI classifies individuals, regardless of biological sex, as being feminine if they score highest on feminine trait items, masculine if they score highest on masculine trait items, androgynous if they score equally high on both feminine and masculine items, and undifferentiated if they score very low on both feminine and masculine trait items.
  • Choice and Career Commitment of Adolescents 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC www.samford.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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Traits

Medieval representation of an androgynous person from Nuremberg Chronicle
.Androgynous traits are those that either have no gender value, or have some aspects generally attributed to the opposite gender.^ Androgs are those that either have no gender value, or have some aspects generally attributed to the opposite gender.
  • androgyny videos - by Video Site 10 February 2010 11:20 UTC www.dvbs.eu.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Androgynous traits are those that either have no gender value, or have some aspects generally attributed to the opposite gender.
  • Androgyny 10 February 2010 11:20 UTC www.jahsonic.com [Source type: General]
  • Androgyny - Psychology Wiki 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC psychology.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Androgyny, psychological - WikEd 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC wik.ed.uiuc.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Androgeny - Psychology Wiki 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC psychology.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Androgyny - LGBT Info 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC lgbt.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Androgyny is a term used to discuss traits that either have no gender value, or have some aspects or stereotypes attributed to the opposite gender in terms of the binaries of masculine and feminine.
  • Elizabeth Peyton: Artist's Community: The Real | G:Class 10 February 2010 11:20 UTC www.gclass.org [Source type: General]

.Physiological androgyny (compare intersex), which deals with physical traits, is distinct from behavioral androgyny which deals with personal and social anomalies in gender, and from psychological androgyny, which is a matter of gender identity.^ Psychological androgyny and creativity: Dynamics of gender-role and personality trait.
  • From George and Lennox to Gaga and Lambert: Androgyny, Creativity, and Pop Culture 10 February 2010 11:20 UTC www.psychologytoday.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Intersexuality not the same as behavioral or psychological androgyny.

^ Gender identity of a creative personality .
  • "Woman Plus..." 2002, N 3. 10 February 2010 11:20 UTC www.owl.ru [Source type: Original source]

[citation needed]
.To say that a culture or relationship is androgynous is to say that it lacks rigid gender roles and that the people involved display characteristics or partake in activities traditionally associated with the other gender.^ To say that a culture or relationship is androgynous is to say that it lacks rigid gender roles and that the people involved display characteristics or partake in activities traditionally associated with the other gender.
  • Androgyny, psychological - WikEd 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC wik.ed.uiuc.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ If this consultation with the community is to be valid and truly representative, then it needs to accommodate sexual and gender diverse individuals and our complex relationships with significant others.

^ A sample of sixteen basal readers from six publishers was analyzed to determine whether the readers could be classified as androgynous or traditional in gender role orientation.
  • http://gozips.uakron.edu/%7Esusan8/csj.htm 10 February 2010 11:20 UTC gozips.uakron.edu [Source type: Academic]

.The term androgynous is often used to refer to a person whose look or build make determining their gender difficult but is generally not used as a synonym for actual intersexuality, transgender or two-spirit people.^ The term androgynous is often used to refer to a person whose look or build make determining their gender difficult but is generally not used as a synonym for actual intersexuality or transgender or two-spirit status of people (Wikipedia, 2005).
  • Androgyny, psychological - WikEd 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC wik.ed.uiuc.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Traditional or androgynous: An analysis to determine gender .
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^ This term is also used as an umbrella term to denote sex and gender diverse people.

.Occasionally, people who do not actually define themselves as androgynes adapt their physical appearance to look androgynous.^ Occasionally, people who do not actually define themselves as androgynes adapt their physical appearance to look androgynous.
  • ShallowMuse - Ahoy! 10 February 2010 11:20 UTC my.opera.com [Source type: Original source]
  • Androgyny - Psychology Wiki 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC psychology.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Androgyny - LGBT Info 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC lgbt.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Many people who are hermaphroditic are also androgynous.
  • TrannyBoi - Big Questions 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC trannyboi.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Occasionally, people who do not define themselves as androgynes adapt their physical appearance to look androgynous .
  • Androgyny :: WRAL.com 10 February 2010 11:20 UTC www.wral.com [Source type: General]

.This outward androgyny has been used as a fashion statement, and some of the milder forms (women wearing men's trousers/men wearing skirts, for example) are not perceived as transgendered behavior.^ Second, androgyny threatens many presuppositions about individuals’ identity as men or as women, and hence threatens the security of those people, including most of us.
  • http://alignment2012.com/castingprecious-androgny.html 10 February 2010 11:20 UTC alignment2012.com [Source type: Original source]

^ They speculated that perceived acceptance fostered the adolescent's exploration of a more flexible sex role (androgyny) and the "development of cross-sex typed skills and behaviors."

^ Androgyny, for Virginia Woolf, was a theory that aimed to offer men and women the chance to write without consciousness of their sex the result of which would ideally result in uninhibited creativity.
  • Woolf�s Androgynous Mind 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC www.dur.ac.uk [Source type: Original source]

.Lesbians who do not define themselves as butch or femme may identify with various other labels including androgynous or andro for short.^ This paper is concerns itself with the rights of people who identify as: Intersex: People who were born overtly biologically intersexed and may identify as being neither male or female, or as both.

^ From my point of view an Anti Christ is a person who locates the Godhead in themselves, but not in others.
  • http://alignment2012.com/castingprecious-androgny.html 10 February 2010 11:20 UTC alignment2012.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Currently, individuals who wish to identify as intersex or anything else other than male or female or heterosexual have a huge battle with bureaucracy.

.A few other examples include lipstick lesbian, tomboy, and 'tom suay' which is Thai for 'beautiful butch'. Some lesbians reject gender performativity labels altogether and resent their imposition by others.^ For example, political correctness has changed they way that we label gender in terms of pronouns.
  • PERCEPTION OF GENDER IN TEXT: DO READERS ASSIGN GENDER TO ANDROGYNOUS CHARACTERS IN READINGS? 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC clearinghouse.missouriwestern.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Other examples of spiritual/physical androgyny include the homosexual priests of the Yoruba religion in Cuba and "young gay witches in Manhattan."
  • truthXchange Articles > Androgyny: The Pagan Sexual Ideal 10 February 2010 11:20 UTC www.truthxchange.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Lesbian erotic dance : butch, femme, androgyny, and other rhythms / JoAnn Loulan with Sherry Thomas.

.Note that androgynous and butch are often considered equivalent definitions, though less so in the butch/femme scene.^ Note that androgynous and butch are often considered equivalent definitions, though less so in the butch/femme scene.
  • Androgyny - Psychology Wiki 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC psychology.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Androgeny - Psychology Wiki 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC psychology.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Lesbians who don't define themselves as butch or femme may identify with various other labels including androgynous or andro for short.
  • Androgyny - Psychology Wiki 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC psychology.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Lesbians who don't define themselves as butch or femme may identify with various other labels including androgynous or androg for short.
  • Androgeny - Psychology Wiki 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC psychology.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The recently coined word genderqueer is often used to refer to androgynes, but the terms genderqueer and androgyne (or androgynous) are neither equivalent nor interchangeable.^ The term androgynous is often used to refer to a person whose look or build make determining their gender difficult but is generally not used as a synonym for actual intersexuality or transgender or two-spirit status of people (Wikipedia, 2005).
  • Androgyny, psychological - WikEd 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC wik.ed.uiuc.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Hijra is the most common term used to refer to the male to female transgenders and intersexuals of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
  • Androgyny, psychological - WikEd 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC wik.ed.uiuc.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ My approach has been to listen closely to his words, examine the philosophical context in which he did much of his thinking, and then focus on a singular metaphor that he used regularly, the Androgyne.
  • Duchamp & Androgyny:
    The Concept and its Context
    10 February 2010 11:20 UTC www.toutfait.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Genderqueer is not specific to androgynes, does not denote gender identity, and may refer to any person, cisgender or transgender, whose behavior falls outside conventional gender norms.^ Gender role identity and dating behavior: What is the .
  • Androgyny, psychological - WikEd 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC wik.ed.uiuc.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The term androgynous is often used to refer to a person whose look or build make determining their gender difficult but is generally not used as a synonym for actual intersexuality or transgender or two-spirit status of people (Wikipedia, 2005).
  • Androgyny, psychological - WikEd 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC wik.ed.uiuc.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The presence of significant levels of negative feminine and negative masculine traits in androgynous individuals may have a detrimental effect on the androgynous gender role identity to the extent that such negative behaviors may override any of the positive benefits proposed for the androgynous person (Woodhill & Samuels, 2003).
  • Androgyny, psychological - WikEd 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC wik.ed.uiuc.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Furthermore, genderqueer, by virtue of its linkage with queer culture, carries sociopolitical connotations that androgyne does not carry. .For these reasons, some androgynes may find the label genderqueer inaccurate, inapplicable, or offensive.^ I value sensitivity, intelligence, independence, and I find myself drawn to boys' names that do have some androgynous cross-over potential.
  • Death by androgyny? The old name rules meet the new generation | The Baby Name Wizard 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC www.babynamewizard.com [Source type: General]

^ Nevid and Rathus also write that some feminist writers have criticized the androgynous view for other reasons all together.
  • Androgyny, psychological - WikEd 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC wik.ed.uiuc.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Try to find some cover when you approach some of these guys, .
  • GameFAQs: Croc 2 (PC) Enemy FAQ by nm14 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC www.gamefaqs.com [Source type: Original source]

.An androgyne may be attracted to people of any sex or gender, though many identify as pansexual or asexual.^ I see a lot of people questioning gender but not many questioning sex.
  • Coilhouse » Blog Archive » Genderfork: Exploring Androgyny, Bending Binary 10 February 2010 11:20 UTC coilhouse.net [Source type: Original source]

^ Neuter: People who do not identify as any sex or gender.

^ This mainly arises through the use of reductionist language in the law that refers to men/women - males/females - heterosexual/homosexual; whereas many sex and gender diverse people do not fit into these bipolar paradigms.

.Terms such as bisexual, heterosexual, and homosexual have less meaning for androgynes who do not identify as men or women to begin with.^ I love androgynous men (androgynous women too).
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^ This mainly arises through the use of reductionist language in the law that refers to men/women - males/females - heterosexual/homosexual; whereas many sex and gender diverse people do not fit into these bipolar paradigms.

^ One of the things that attracted her to a homosexual -- and I think it attracts a lot of women to homosexual men -- is that he didn't judge her.
  • androgyny - gender 10 February 2010 11:20 UTC talentdevelop.com [Source type: Original source]

.Infrequently the words gynephilia and androphilia are used, which refer to the gender of the person someone is attracted to, and do not imply any particular gender on the part of the person who is feeling the attraction.^ Infrequently the words gynephilia and androphilia are used, which refer to the gender of the person someone is attracted to , and do not imply any particular gender on the part of the person who is feeling the attraction.
  • Androgyny - Psychology Wiki 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC psychology.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Androgyny - LGBT Info 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC lgbt.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ "Shakar" is a word in Arabic that closely refers to someone who has both sexes or genders.

^ The term androgynous is often used to refer to a person whose look or build make determining their gender difficult but is generally not used as a synonym for actual intersexuality or transgender or two-spirit status of people.

Alternatives

.An alternative to androgyny is gender-role transcendence, the view that when an individual's competence is at issue, it should be conceptualized on a personal basis rather than on the basis of masculinity, femininity, or androgyny.^ Dynamics of gender-role and personality trait.
  • Androgyny, psychological - WikEd 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC wik.ed.uiuc.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Androgyny, gender role behavior, and emotional .
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^ The least common gender role was feminine.
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Etymology

.Androgyne derives from two Greek words, but makes its first appearance as a compound word in Rabbinic Judaism (see, e.g., Genesis Rabba 8.1; Leviticus Rabba 14.1), most probably as an alternative to the Greek Pagan-related usage of hermaphrodite.^ ALPHA ( Άλφα ): English unisex name derived from the first letter of the Greek alphabet.
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^ An androgynous human being was produced, whom the Greeks call Hermaphrodites ; .
  • Docorigin 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC www.piney.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Another book on androgyny which deserves some pioneering credit for probably being the first published book to have the word androgyny in the title is Toward a Recognition of Androgyny by Carolyn G. Heilbrun.
  • http://alignment2012.com/castingprecious-androgny.html 10 February 2010 11:20 UTC alignment2012.com [Source type: Original source]

."Androgyne" was the first of "androgyny" and related words to enter the English language.^ Another book on androgyny which deserves some pioneering credit for probably being the first published book to have the word androgyny in the title is Toward a Recognition of Androgyny by Carolyn G. Heilbrun.
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^ The strength of language and form as a means of realising Woolfs androgynous vision lies in the fact that masculine and feminine can be exchanged, or travestied, because words can be.
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^ The modern term "androgyne" comes from the Greek language and combines words meaning man [andros] and woman [gune].
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According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the earliest cited use of "androgyne" was in 1552[5], with "androgynous" following in 1651[6], and "androgyny" finally appearing in the 18th century[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "androgyny". Oxford English Dictionary. Oxford University Press. 2nd ed. 1989.
  2. ^ a b c Santrock, J. W. (2008). A Topical Approach to Life-Span Development. New York, NY: The McGraw-Hill Companies.
  3. ^ Choi, N. (2004). Sex role group differences in specific, academic, and general self-efficacy. Journal of Psychology, 138, 149-159.
  4. ^ Pleck, J. H. (1995). The gender-role strain paradigm. In R. F. Levant & W. S. Pollack (Ed.s), A new psychology of men. New York: Basic Books.
  5. ^ "androgyne". Oxford English Dictionary. Oxford University Press. 2nd ed. 1989.
  6. ^ "androgynous". Oxford English Dictionary. Oxford University Press. 2nd ed. 1989.
  • Feldman, Stephe. Androgyne Online. Transgender Tapestry Issue 107 (Fall/Winter 2004), pp. 38-39.
  • Sell, Ingrid M. .Third gender: A Qualitative Study of the Experience of Individuals Who Identify as Being Neither Man nor Woman.^ Man & woman, boy & girl: the differentiation and dimorphism of gender identity from conception to maturity / by John Money and Anke A. Ehrhardt.

    ^ This paper is concerns itself with the rights of people who identify as: Intersex: People who were born overtly biologically intersexed and may identify as being neither male or female, or as both.

    ^ The Shulchan Aruch rules that there is doubt if this person is a male or a female, and therefore, A tumtum or androgynous who betrothed [a woman] or whom a man betrothed, the kiddushin (betrothal) are in doubt and the individuals need to have a get due to doubt.
    • Tumtum and Androgynous \ Rabbi Alfred Cohen 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC www.daat.ac.il [Source type: Original source]

    .Doctoral Dissertation, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, 2001).^ Doctoral Dissertation, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, 2001).
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    UMI No. .3011299.
  • Bem, Sandra L. (1974).^ Sandra Bem (1974) compiled a list of 200 personality traits that were masculine or feminine, but were neutral in social desirability.
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    ^ The Bem Sex Role Inventory (BSRI), created by Sandra Bem (1974), was used to determine the participants perceived gender role.
    • Saint Anselm College Psychology Department Senior Thesis 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC www.anselm.edu [Source type: Academic]

    ^ Bem, Sandra L. (1974).
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    .The measurement of psychological androgyny.^ The measurement of psychological androgyny.
    • Sandra Bem 10 February 2010 11:20 UTC www.webster.edu [Source type: Academic]
    • http://gozips.uakron.edu/%7Esusan8/csj.htm 10 February 2010 11:20 UTC gozips.uakron.edu [Source type: Academic]
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    • Choice and Career Commitment of Adolescents 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC www.samford.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • PERCEPTION OF GENDER IN TEXT: DO READERS ASSIGN GENDER TO ANDROGYNOUS CHARACTERS IN READINGS? 3 February 2010 14:21 UTC clearinghouse.missouriwestern.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ The measurement of psychological androgyny .

    ^ A comparison of three measures of androgyny and their relationship to psychological adjustment.

    .Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology.^ Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology , 42, 155-162.
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    ^ Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology , 42 , 155-162.
    • IONA COLLEGE 10 February 2010 11:20 UTC www.iona.edu [Source type: Academic]

    ^ Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1976, 44, 157-162.
    • neurodiversity.com | r.c. winkler: what type of sex-role behavior should behavior modifiers promote? (1977) 10 February 2010 11:20 UTC neurodiversity.com [Source type: Academic]

    42, 155-62
  • Dynes, Wayne Androgyny Encyclopedia of Homosexuality. Dynes, Wayne R. (ed.), .Garland Publishing, 1990. pp.^ Garland Publishing, 1990.
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     56-68.
  • LIlar, Suzanne, Le couple (1963), Paris, Grasset; Translated as Aspects of Love in Western Society in 1965, with a foreword by Jonathan Griffin, New York, McGraw-Hill.

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