Schlagwort-Archiv: Geschlecht

Gender Doom.

I hate it when people exploit memory bugs in my gender destruction functions and sideload Doom into my gender.

@Foone on Twitter

Punktfreie Smaragdfrösche.

"If this is love," said Orlando to herself, looking at the Archduke on the other side of the fender, and now from the woman's point of view, "there is something highly ridiculous about it."


Was it impossible then to go for a walk without being half suffocated, presented with a toad set in emeralds, and asked in marriage by an Archduke?

Virginia Woolf: Orlando: A Biography


Orlando had become a woman—there is no denying it. But in every other respect, Orlando remained precisely as he had been. The change of sex, though it altered their future, did nothing whatever to alter their identity. Their faces remained, as their portraits prove, practically the same. His memory—but in future we must, for convention's sake, say 'her' for 'his,' and 'she' for 'he'—her memory then, went back through all the events of her past life without encountering any obstacle.

Virginia Woolf: Orlando: A Biography

It's as if I'm to eat.

I am not contento.

Malvina Nassim: Are secret love letters really anonymous? (video)

SRY, not now.

The reason I don’t have my students look at their own chromosome in class is because people could learn that their chromosomal sex doesn’t match their physical sex, and learning that in the middle of a 10-point assignment is JUST NOT THE TIME.

@RebeccaRHelm, 2019-12-20

Practicality and Grace.

You can see that current pockets are located completely outside the area where there is potentially space; the hips and butt of modern pants, for both women and men, are closely fitted. If there’s any ease, it starts just above the knees.

Conveniently, the point where the vastus lateralis starts to curve back in towards the knee, creating space, is also right around the lowest point your arms can reach without bending over, giving us a well-defined

Sam Blackley: On Trouser Pockets

Pain Target.

Since women are known to benefit from social support more than men [...], they were selected for the role of pain target.

Goldstein et. al (2018): Brain-to-brain coupling during handholding is associated with pain reduction.

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