androgyny


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an·drog·y·ny

(an-droj'i-nē),
2. Having both masculine and feminine characteristics, as in attitudes and behaviors that contain features of stereotyped, culturally sanctioned sexual roles of both male and female.
[andro- + G. gynē, woman]

androgyny

(1) Female pseudohermaphroditism, see there. 
(2) Having both male and female properties.

androgyny

Androgeny Psychiatry A combination of ♀ and ♂ corporal, mental or behavioral characteristics in a person. See Transvestite.

an·drog·y·ny

(an-droj'i-nē)
2. Having both masculine and feminine characteristics, as in attitudes and behaviors that contain features of stereotyped, culturally sanctioned sexual roles of both male and female.
[andro- + G. gynē, woman]
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Androgyny remained a debatable topic and also grabbed the attention of the twentieth-century writers.
"Even though our relationship didn't survive, she sparked a major shift, with me finally seeing my personal androgyny as a gift, and not a curse."
Firstly, we find that only androgyny and communion are significant predictors, secondly we find that androgyny has a higher impact than communion (beta = 0.44 and beta=0.29).
Present study aims at evaluating androgyny score as a tool to differentiate between sexes and its diagnostic utility in schizophrenic females.
In Lisa Rado's essay on androgyny in Woolf's writing, she notes that late twentieth-century critics define the term as "a mixture of so-called masculine and feminine personality characteristics" (139).
It could be that the stories of the Bible, the Koran, and Taoism were developed as pleas for a return to innocence and balance between the masculine and feminine principles, that is, a plea for a return to the virtues of androgyny as proposed by Woodhill and Samuels; such virtues as being open-minded, friendly, sociable, worldly, courteous, dignified, fair, helpful, confident, stable, and more (Woodhill & Samuels, 2004).
In stomping upon the Devil's snake, a display of "manly violence deployed with surgical precision in the rejection of androgyny," Jesus rebukes the possibility.
Rossi (1964) was the first researcher to suggest that androgyny, meaning an individual having the personality traits traditionally viewed as masculine or feminine, was an appropriate gender role model (cited in Ashmore, 1990).
Based on previous research indicating that night-sky watching and androgyny are moderately related to openness to experience, it is hypothesized that individuals with an androgynous gender role will be significantly more likely to report night-sky watching.
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