The real problem between the sexes is that for men, sex is a gender-underliner, they need it for their egos. We don’t need sex to make us feel we are the person we need to be.
Carol Clewlow, interview in The Observer newspaper, 19th February 1989; Quoted in: Wendell Scales (2003), 9 1/2 Couples: Life Love Intimacy.
Ever since Eve gave Adam the apple, there has been a misunderstanding between the sexes about gifts.Nan Robertson
...our notions of what a human being is problematically depend on there being two coherent genders. And if someone doesn't comply with either the masculine norm or the feminine norm, their very humaness is called into question.
Man is a ribald, Man’s a rake. Man is Nature’s sole mistake!
Women forgive but never forget; men forget but never forgive.robert jordan
For the female of the species is more deadly than the male.
As far as I'm concerned, being any gender is a drag.
People are born female or male but learn to be girls and boys who grow into women and men. This learned behaviour makes up gender identity and determines gender roles.
School is very conformist, and one of the very first conforming that goes on in preschool and kindergarten is gender.dan savage