bi-gendered

bi-gendered

adjective Referring to a person who consciously or unconsciously transitions between distinctly masculine and feminine gender roles.
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The aggressive femme fatale in Marti's Amistad Funesta, the intimidating and very masculine Dona Barbara of Gallegos' novel by the same name, and the fragmented "feminine" narrative style of El senor presidente by Asturias all figure prominently in Swier's investigation of bi-gendered national fictions.
She invokes the Classical archetypes of Tiresias, the bi-gendered sage, and Minerva, Greek goddess of wisdom whose symbol, the owl, can turn its neck 180 degrees and see in all directions.
The Suffrage-era quest for greater female participation in civic life coupled with the availability of affordable, mass produced cigarettes meant that women took up smoking in large numbers, in keeping with their burgeoning roles in the bi-gendered public sphere.