THURSDAY 17 OCT 2013, 19H
49 NORD 6 EST - FRAC LORRAINE - METZ (57)
Encounter of the third kind
Bernard Saladin d’Anglure, anthropologue
Part of Gender, sex & coconuts
Discard the useless duality: man – woman.
If in most Western societies the official gender division is binary, this is not the case everywhere else in the world! Whether it’s the Hijras in India, the Bacha Posh in Afghanistan, the Mahu in the French Polynesia, the burrneshas in the Balkans, or the Inuit Sipiniit in Canada—they all seem to belong to a third sex!Share