Identity Politics

Doug Henwood dhenwood at panix.com
Thu Aug 10 13:15:57 MDT 1995


At 1:37 PM 8/10/95, Doug Henwood [that's me] wrote:

>Race is a very
>very slippery category, as is nationality. (Obviously gender, miracles of
>scalpels and hormones aside, isn't.)

I should have said *sex* isn't a slippery category. Insofar as "gender"
involves the social construction of biological sex, it too is very very
slippery. Sex roles vary within and across societies, families, even
individual lifetimes.

Doug

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