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a grammatical category in inflected languages governing the agreement between nouns and pronouns and adjectives

the properties that distinguish organisms on the basis of their reproductive roles

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The other type that I identified in my field work is what Person (1999: 312) refers to as "more extreme cross-gender identification".
These cross-gendered productions toured internationally, frequently playing in the same venues; however, their approaches to cross-gender casting, and the results, varied greatly.
315 for agency requirements on cross-gender pat-down searches.
This avoidance of female jobs may reflect the reality that such jobs are often of lower status (Liben et ah, 2001) and that cross-gender behavior is deemed unacceptable for boys and men (Hartung et ah, 2005; Schuette & Killen, 2009).
In 2009 Holder essentially rejected standards recommended by a bipartisan commission that spent years studying the problem of prisoner rape, claiming that the recommendations--which included limits on cross-gender supervision and the loosening of deadlines for survivors to file formal grievances-would have been too expensive.
Cross-gender supervision of inmates (in other words, men supervising women or women supervising men) was rare then, with most female inmates being supervised by women.
Hedren becomes a surrogate for the artist in a nuanced and moving moment of cross-gender identification.
But now, sexual identity is a very complex continuum of heterosexual, homosexual (gay and lesbian), bisexual, pansexual, polysexual, asexual, transgendered (transwomen and transmen), transsexual, cross-dresser, transvestite, drag king/ queen, genderqueer, cross-gender, androgyne, pangender, big-ender, ambigender, non-gender, agender, gender fluid, intergender, and autogynephilic.
Prior to the advent of the first Standards of Care (SOCs) for cross-gender persons in the 1960s there was no consensus on psychiatric, psychological, medical and surgical requirements or procedures.
As Bulman argues, contemporary critics, even in progressive feminist/queer academic circles, have been slow to apply the homosexual implications of cross-gender casting to contemporary productions, opting instead to look back to the Elizabethan era, where our understanding of how an audience would have received this theatrical convention is conjecture at best.
In addition to the traditional program (where one adult is matched with one same-sex child), new programs now include Couples for Kids, Cross-Gender Matching, Internet Mentoring, and Life Skills Programs.
The DSM-IV-TR diagnostic criteria for GID include a strong and persistent cross-gender identification; a persistent discomfort with his or her sex and gender; an absence of physical intersex or genetic abnormality that involves sexual development; a disturbance that causes clinically significant distress with impairment of social, occupational, or other important areas of function; and the condition should not be due to another mental disorder and should have persisted for at least 2 years, said Dr.
In the more gender-fair reader, both males and females were portrayed as engaging in most activities, and some cross-gender behavior was also shown--a father preparing supper (#8, p.
In fact, I would have thought questioning cross-gender kissing in public was in tandem with Arabic culture.