Gender Quote of the Week

Quote of the Week – from Whipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Femininity by Julia Serano

Once we start thinking about gender as being socially exaggerated (rather than socially constructed), we can finally tackle the issue of sexism in our society without having to dismiss or undermine biological sex in the process. While biological gender differences are very real, most of the connotations, values, and assumptions we associate with female and male biology are not.

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