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Synonyms for androgyny

showing characteristics of both sexes

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In the Western literature, the theme of androgyny is treated openly as a multidimensional concept; the Eastern literature carries the same theme within its restricted boundaries.
'I remember during his application that he was already pushing androgyny by incorporating tuxedo details in womenswear.
In one of Fitz's particularly entertaining and enlightening videos, she runs through old photos talking about the style evolution that led to embracing her own androgyny.
Firstly, we find that only instrumentality, androgyny and communion are significant predictors, secondly we find that communion has a higher impact than androgyny and instrumentality (beta=2.30, beta =1.82 and beta =1.45and).
(Mariani's esteem for Duchamp may be the key to explaining the persistent androgyny in his work: Duchamp's famous bride and bachelor protagonists are derived from the syllables of the artist's own first name--Mar yields Mariee [Bride], while eel gives us Celibataires [Bachelors].
I suppose androgyny is cool though now isn't it?" Model Erin O'Connor on her experience on arriving at a London fashion show WRITE Letters Editor Media Wales Ltd, Six Park Street, Cardiff CF10 1XR e-mail FAX 029 2024 4143 NOTE please include your name and address for publication and a daytime telephone number
The androgyny score is a measure of relative maleness and femaleness of a body build.
The plot and the structure of How to Be Both play with many ideas and symbols, including androgyny, allegory and memory.
Charles & Keith Winter 2013 collection showcases a blend of studious androgyny, sleek modernity and elegant sumptuous.
This season the gods of fashion have been kind, skirts of all descriptions are back on the menu (mini kilt anyone?), the girl meets boy/X vs Y/ androgyny trend gives us check shirts, sweatshirts and skinny printed jeans and makes dressing on cold winter mornings easy peasy lemon squeezy.
Hepburn timeless Tilda Swinton for me has a wonderful innate dress sense, one part eccentric, one part androgyny with a huge heap of self-confidence thrown in.
The meaning of these two curious occurrences has only been tentatively hypothesized through recent scholarship, with particular attention being paid to the question of gender roles, identity and androgyny in the novel.
Androgyny is a big thing in hair with boyish, pixie cuts as the must-have look for the season.
Songs such as Belgian Waffle and Disco Pump were pounding blasts of acid funk, while Android Androgyny mixed wonky Wildpitch house beats with trippy, out-there melodies.
Indeed Bell (1932) and Horne (1999) hinted at a link between androgyny and the means to civilization, arguing that in an androgynous society, the virtues of womanhood flourish, whilst societies that subvert feminine virtue fail to thrive (Bell, 1932; Horne, 1999).