Re: OT: [Let_It_Be_Forever_Islam] THE WORLD OF THE JINN
|Date:||Saturday, October 18, 2003, 16:48|
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From: "Stone Gordonssen" <stonegordonssen@...>
Sent: Saturday, October 18, 2003 5:36 PM
Subject: Re: OT: [Let_It_Be_Forever_Islam] THE WORLD OF THE JINN
> >Now I'm curious. I can't come up with a full 7 social or cultural gender
> >categories. I can think of 3 immediately: male, female, and eununch. I
> >can think of several other possibilities, but 7 is a lot. Can you
> >enlighten me?
> I studied it as part of my classes in anthropology - I rememberspecfically
> a culture in Siberia used to have 7 - but my books ae packed away still. A
> number of North American Native cultures had 4 genders.
> If you associate gender with social role rather than sex & genitalia &
> ability to produce or not produce children(male, female, eunuch), thevista
> should open for you.
Let me think...
Male, Female, Male Transvestite, Female Transvestite, Primarily Male Eunuch,
Primarily Female Eunuch, Hermaphrodite/Neutral Gender Role.