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Third sex, third gender

beyond sexual dimorphism in culture and history

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Published by Zone Books, Distributed by MIT Press in New York, Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sex role -- History,
  • Sexual orientation -- History,
  • Gender identity -- History,
  • Sexual deviation -- History,
  • Hermaphroditism -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 487-596) and index.

    Statementedited by Gilbert Herdt.
    ContributionsHerdt, Gilbert H., 1949-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ71 .T57 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination614 p. :
    Number of Pages614
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL583504M
    ISBN 100942299825
    LC Control Number96173057


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I am the third sex, not a man trying to be a woman. It is your society’s problem that you only recognise two sexes.'” Hijras are widely recognized and accepted in Indian culture and sincethere has even been a third gender option to choose from on Indian passport applications.

Third Sex/Third Gender: Beyond Sexual Dimorphism In Culture and History. Gilbert Herdt. New York: Zone Books, pp., photographs, notes, contributors, : Brian Keith Axel.

"Hijras: An Alternative Sex and Gender Role in India". In Herdt, Gilbert H. (ed.). Third sex, third gender: beyond sexual dimorphism in culture and history. Zone Books. ISBN CS1 maint: ref=harv ; Nanda, Serena (). Neither Man Nor Woman: The Hijras of India. Wadsworth Publishing Company.

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Third Sex, Third Gender by Gilbert Herdt (ed), Zone Books () Building a world free of shame, secrecy, and unwanted sexual surgeries since Throughout much of the twentieth century, the term "third sex" was a popular descriptor for homosexuals and gender nonconformists, but after Gay Liberation of the s and a growing separation of the concepts of sexual orientation and gender identity, the term fell out of favor among LGBT communities and the wider public.

Sometimes the term third sex occurred in pulp novels to sensationalize homosexuality, and to make gay men and lesbians seem freakish and less than human. The late s and early s saw a resurgence of interest in gender among urban sex radicals, feminists, lesbians, gay men, intersex activists, and people who felt increasingly alienated from sexual categories.

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For the first time in European history, there emerged three genders: men, women, and a third gender of adult effeminate sodomites, or homosexuals. This third gender had radical consequences for the Reviews: 1.

Gendered Bodies: The Case of the `Third Gender' in India Show all authors. Anuja Agrawal. Anuja Agrawal. I attempt a parallel examination of the debates around the sex-gender distinction, the anthropologists' discovery of multiple gender systems, and the gendered dimensions of colonialism in the Indian context.

Foreword to the book. In Cited by: “Third Sex, Third Gender is a collection beautifully and thoughtfully put together from stem to stern; surely a sourcebook for years to come.” — Journal of the History of Sexuality “This inspiring, well-grounded, and thought-provoking book.

Embed from Getty Images. Last year, Pakistan started issuing passports with a third gender category marked by an “X”. In March, the country took things a step further and passed legislation allowing people to change their sex.

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Some muxes are men who live as women; others are gender-fluid Author: Emily Buder. The anthropological studies include the Native American berdache, the Indian Hijras caste, hermaphrodites in Melanesia, third genders in Indonesia and the Balkans, and transsexuals in Sex, Third Gender emphasizes desires on the margins of society, and pleasures and bodies outside the assumed arenas of social : Gilbert Herdt.

Third gender could be considered parallel to transsexual, but it is significant to note that people of the third gender did not take any measures to physically become a member of the opposite sex.

Native American cultures truly thought that “two spirits” had their own separate gender, and unlike modern society, there existed no attached stigma. If you mean gender as in a cultural identity that does not match genitalia then you can not.

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