Examine ethnographic material from different settings around the world and discuss how the cultural patterning of gender and sexuality allows (or doesn’t) space for a ‘3rd gender’.
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cultural patterning of gender and sexuality allows (or doesn’t) space for a ‘3rd gender’. Using at
least three examples that describe local examples of the 3rd sex/gender consider how alternative
sex/gender identities link with other major structuring forces (such as religion or class) in their
respective societies? How and why does the destabilisation of binary sex/gender categories
increase infectious disease vulnerability for these individuals?
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