tomboy

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A popular term for a girl whose developmental gender-identity/role is somewhat discordant with her genital phenotype

tomboy

Psychology A popular term for a girl whose developmental gender-identity/role is discordant with her genotype. Cf Sissy.
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ELSESSER: I've been a tomboy my whole life, [especially] when I was younger and I couldn't figure out the balance.
Headquartered a stone's throw from the city's trademark White Stag sign, Wildfang calls Portland home in much the same way tomboys are soon to call Wildfang home.
It's no wonder perhaps that the movement has become associated with homosexuality -- although it is by no means certain that homosexuality is part of the tomboy or emo styles.
With this page, I wanted to share my childhood experiences and wanted to hear of true life experiences of other tomboys.
Melissa and Alex, who both identified as tomboys in their early childhoods, raised the following issues about resisting and negotiating gender norms.
Tomboys can not only gain male friends but, more importantly, the respect of their male peers (Reay, 2001).
Tomboy Tales of High Adventure, True Grit, and Real Life would seem to promise little more than pleasant, escapist reading.
Referencing Diane Keaton and Marlene Dietrich, who are famous for their androgynous fashion sense, Grossinger says that being a tomboy is not a new trend.
Researchers also found that tomboys were likely to have older brothers and parents with highly masculine trends.
We would dress up so we could earn money for a horse and our tomboy type of life.
Wildfang icons include silver screen star (and power lesbian of Tinseltown's golden age) Marlene Dietrich: androgynous punk provocateur Patti Smith; and the gender blurring A-lister Tilda Swinton (channeled by the equally androgynous Hannah Billie of Gossip), along with Francoise Hardy, Gwen Stefani and Diane Keaton--all fierce tomboys in their own right.
Wildfang founders Mcilroy and Parsley, along with creative director Taralyn Thuot, share how they plan to keep the tomboys of the world looking their fashion-forward best.