Monday, June 27, 2016

What the Sleeping Hermaphrodite Tells Us About Art, Sex and Good Taste




Beautiful hermaphrodites exist in nature. Can we please be inclusive and accepting of intersex people without demolishing the differences between men and women, and erasing the issues specific to biological sex? To say biological sexes don't exist because of gender identity is binary thinking in and of itself. What the Sleeping Hermaphrodite Tells Us About Art, Sex and Good Taste -- Blurring the borders of identity feels modern, but ambiguity has ancient roots. By Daniel McDermon, June 24, 2016 The New York Times