Re: Pair-wise

Ruby Rohrlich (rohrlich@GWIS2.CIRC.GWU.EDU)
Wed, 24 May 1995 18:20:04 -0400

You seem to have misread my posting. In fact what I said was that I did
not think females and males are opposite in the great majority of ways.
Also I pointed out that "gender" is not synonymous with "sex." "Gender"
is social construction of female-male roles. Ruby Rohrlich

On Wed, 24 May 1995, Beth E. Kaminow wrote:

> This is the first time I am posting and it is in response to sort of a
> side track. Ruby Rohrlich suggested using oppisite sex rather than
> oppisite gender and I think both terms sort of uphold a dualistic
> approach to society. I just finished reading *Gender Trouble* (Judith
> Butler) where she shows that the category of biological sex is informed
> by the binary of gender and therefore, is socially constructed as well.
> Its interesting to think about...
> _Beth Kaminow