androgeny


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Synonyms for androgeny

male parthenogenesis in which the embryo contains only paternal chromosomes due to the failure of the egg nucleus to participate in fertilization

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Stephen Cohan notes that in the 1960s "a full chest of hair, set against the androgeny of the counterculture youth movement, acquired new significance in connoting virility," and in this light Reynolds' hairy chest presents his masculinity as "honest" and "authentic" (189).
Happily, there was less androgeny on the high street, although to be honest it might have been better if there was more.
Keith's effortless junkie chic and Jagger's prancing androgeny are still the blueprints for rock depravity.
If we focus on another, for example, sameness, we again distort the full biblical picture and reinforce androgeny and lose the significance of our differences.