Someone wrote…

Why has language developed so that in order to refer to a person one must first determine their gender? Male or female, boy or girl, his or her – a ridiculous social construction that has little to do with one’s genitalia, participatory ability in reproduction or mental-orientation, and more to do with a societal expectation of the roles you should play in the world. What craziness.

How would you change language to reflect a gender that is not a “ridiculous social construction”?

And what are you thinking about gender right now?

Posted by on March 24th, 2009 at 08:00 am

Category: your voice One comment »

One Response to “Craziness.”

  1. Jools

    As you say, crazy… Or possibly a really clever idea, if you’re out to build a vast all-encompassing power structure based on these rather shaky foundations.


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