What is intersexuality, and what forms does it take?

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1. What is intersexuality, and what forms does it take? Intersexuality is when a person has both female and males characteristics. To paraphrase the article which posits” sex anatomy is like a colour spectrum, you can tell one colour from another begins as they blend into a continuum; nonetheless, it is difficult to see.”The form that it takes as Alice Dreger asserts is that “‘hermaphroditism’ and ‘intersex’ are absolute terms used to indicate a variety of congenital conditions in which a person has not the standard male nor the general female anatomy. 2. What is the difference between transsexuality and intersexuality? A transexual is a person involved in lastingly changing gender through cross-gender hormones and multiple surgeries whereas people who have intersex conditions have anatomy that is not considered typically male or female transgender or transsexuality are usually people who are born with typical male or female anatomies and fell they have been born in “the wrong body.”. People with intersexuality conditions have been singled out, and due to medical attention in which doctors or mothers and fathers perceive something unusual about their bodies. In the contrary, people who are transgender have a subjective experience of gender identity that is different from most people. 3. What is cross-dressing, and how are drag queens and drag kings different from cross-dressers in general? In general drag kings or queens are dressing for entertainment additionally and sex industry purposes of challenging stereotypes crossdressing is a person who is interested in wearing clothing of the opposite gender privately or socially as an opportunity to explore masculinity or femininity. Crossdressing is living in the others clothing for emotional satisfaction or erotic pleasure or both. 4. What are Roz Kaveny’s six axioms for transgender and Transsexual politics? Kaveny’s six axioms for transgender and transexual politics consist of exhibit solidarity among all our transgender-inclusive of our transexual brothers and sisters. Build partnerships by getting involved as ourselves in other areas of politics. Decline to let journalistic and intellectual assaults on our community go unnoticed we can have and keep the moral high ground. Be original be smart, be ourselves and don’t let anybody tell us who we are and what we do. Disregard the pathological medical model-we are not sick just different. Reject the politics heterosexism body oppression that works against all of the above but most especially against number one. 5. What does Mollenkott see as the grand theological divide within Christianity? 6. Mollenkott describes her perspective as a formerly fundamentalist Christian. How is your experience similar or different from hers? 7. What are some ways Mollenkott re-reads the biblical creation accounts in light of transgender experience? A gender-neutral language for God does not dislocate assumptions about male supremacy. It takes overt feminine pronouns and female or transgender metaphors for God to shock the mind into seeing the Holy One as anything but a male since the word ‘God’ is male-gender in the first place. She asserts using the masculine term ‘God’ with the feminine pronoun ‘She’ already covers people who consider themselves neither male/masculine nor entirely female/feminine moreover someplace in between. In sum, mollenkotts way in which to lose the chains and as a call to all religious afflations to lift our voice and free ourselves from the prejudices. 8. Had you read Genesis 1 & 2 before? If so, how do the stories look different to you after reading Mollenkott’s chapter? If not, what is your impression of these stories? The article helped me to shift my frame of referenace and to be more cognizent of genderizations that can contribute to the oppersion of pople. 9. Genesis 1 & 2 offer two different creation stories. Note at least one difference in the way Genesis 1 and Genesis 2 tell the creation story. Genisis one refers to the light and dark including the conception and development of the world: light and dark on day one, next sky and water on day two, division of land and water including the formation of the vegetation on day three, stars and the moon on day four, animals on days five and six, lastly man and women. Meanwhile, genesis two starts immediately with God resting on the seventh day and suddenly says that there were no bushes of the field. Following this conclusion, God creates Adam, has him name the animals, and then takes Eve from Adam’s side.