ambiguous sexuality

ambiguous sexuality

Psychology Acquired sexual discordance in which an individual's phenotype and genotype are ♂–or ♀, but his/her 'psychotype' is ♀–or ♂, and thus requires transsexual conversion. See Transsexuality.
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Vidal tamped his enthusiasm for Buchanan Dying because he thought Updike skirted the matter of Buchanan's ambiguous sexuality. Updike gives Buck an Ann Rutledge of his own, Anne Coleman, who takes her life in despair over her suitor's lack of ardency.
Pulham proposes that Lee's ambiguous sexuality has a formal relationship with her stories of the fantastic--that her literary and psychic spaces overlap.
"I realized I was a hinjra when I was five." Hinjras, or eunuchs, are one of India's most mysterious people; they earn money by flaunting their ambiguous sexuality but remain secretive about their personal lives.
Same-sex interaction is not a frequent topic in Mesopotamian literature, but neither is it unknown: the Epic of Gilgames, the Middle Assyrian Laws, excerpts from omen literature, and texts referring to people with ambiguous sexuality are regularly mentioned when the issue of homosexuality is raised with regard to cuneiform sources.
Efron's ambiguous sexuality is never in doubt; Piroyaski evokes much sympathy.
Today, scholars may argue over the Pardoner's ambiguous sexuality, but Chaucer was obviously at pains to include some member of his society's sexual underbelly in his entourage.
His style bears the obvious influence of the Pre-Raphaelites, but his subject matter (much of it drawn from his Jewish background), his humour and an irrepressible but ambiguous sexuality mark him out.
After all, they contain protagonists who are either gay or of a somewhat ambiguous sexuality. On the December 3 Hannity & Colmes show, Allen warned that these two particular works were dangerous precisely because they blur the boundaries of acceptable behavior.
In part this flows from the inventiveness and exuberance of medieval lore, with Noah's drunken goat, Jacob's courtly love, and Potiphar's ambiguous sexuality providing memorable images, but it also stems from the author's dry humour, which commands the reader's enthusiasm.
Yet, the question remains: How do we practice or embody an ambiguous sexuality in the classroom that avoids the dangers while creating "erotic" pleasures in the classroom?
Comment also suggests that the friendship of Henry James and Woolson, like that of May Bartram and John Marcher in James's "The Beast in the Jungle," may have been "heterosexual cover" for their own ambiguous sexuality (220, n.10).
Leaving his forthcoming album aside, the singer - concerned about his image of ambiguous sexuality and inability to forge long-term relationships with women - has something more important to promote.