A MAN born a woman has become Britain's first male mother
- despite having a sex change.
IT WOULD appear that the establishment is once again putting forward Harry as some sort of male Mother
There follows a fascinating gender analysis of Hawthorne's gothic tales (as well as those of other authors) that leads Attebery to the conclusion that the model of Beatrice Rappacini, "the woman-as-alien, standing within a landscape that is her other self, reappears in countless later SF writers from Edgar Rice Burroughs to Ray Bradbury" along with stereo-types such as "the scientist as male mother
defying Mother Nature to give birth to a new form of humanity" (33).
This is right along the same line as having a mentor or "male mother
" and enjoying a sense of community with male friends.
Chen, who runs China's first sex-change center under the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, began planning the ''male mothers
'' project in 2000 and has sought for participants in the program through the Internet since last November, the report said.