The topic of discussion will be:
The Essentialist Trilogy, Episode III:
What is gender?
In 1926, In " A Dictionary of Modern English Usage" Henry Watson Fowler recommended that the word gender be restricted to this grammar-related meaning only:
"Gender is a grammatical term only. To talk of persons...of the masculine or feminine gender, meaning of the male or female sex, is either a jocularity (permissible or not according to context) or a blunder."
Things have changed.......
Is "gender" synonymous with "sex"? Should it be?
Gender role vs gender identity.
Sexual identity vs gender identity.
Is gender binary?
The case of Coy Mathis:
Can science help us sort all this out?
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Guy, synopsis of topic? Was there any consensus?
0 · July 14, 2013
PFLAG Lexington -is on Facebook and TwitterMeets in person on the 2nd Tuesday each month.
" we encourage all LGBTQ persons and allies to join us at our meetings."
Next month: Lexington Fairness will talk about their progressive anti-bullying program 'Project Speak Out'. A collaborative effort with GLSEN, intentionally designed to educate our school administrators and staff on ways to support our LGBTQ students.
August 13 6:30-8:30p2025 Bellefonte Dr Lexington, KY 40503-=-==-=-=-=-
This is the next meeting of PFLAG, which I mentioned at the Meetup and people asked that I post the links. The main speaker is usually the first hour and meeting time discussion follows.
September's meeting will be a part 2 of Faith and Sexuality. In June there were 4 representatives from local faith groups.
0 · July 10, 2013
Glad to meet up after so long. This is a good group of people, I will be back much sooner than before. Thanks for choosing this vital topic. - Karen
Sorry guys. I am a weather wimp. Staying home snuggled on the couch high and dry! Have fun.
So sorry...have a conflict.
Have company comin....
My sister is in the process of moving and I will be helping her.
Look forward to discussion.
0 · July 9, 2013
Cordelia Fine discusses "Delusions of Gender"
0 · June 27, 2013
ah , memories of the man i knew who got out of army wearing his army uniform & soon began wearing a long silver dress
0 · June 25, 2013
Maybe the local bookstores will get that edition before the meeting...not so as of this week...
0 · June 23, 2013
Current issue of Skeptic magazine is on gender differences.
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