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Re: OT: [Let_It_Be_Forever_Islam] THE WORLD OF THE JINN

From:Joe <joe@...>
Date:Saturday, October 18, 2003, 16:48
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From: "Stone Gordonssen" <stonegordonssen@...>
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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 remember
> 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), the
> should open for you. > >
Let me think... Male, Female, Male Transvestite, Female Transvestite, Primarily Male Eunuch, Primarily Female Eunuch, Hermaphrodite/Neutral Gender Role.


Costentin Cornomorus <elemtilas@...>
Paul Bennett <paul-bennett@...>