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Beauty And Culture Final Presentation A Brief History Of Gender And Sex Final Copy

  1. 1. A Brief History of Gender and Sex: Where Beauty and Culture Intersect
  2. 3. <ul><li>“ One is not born a woman, but rather becomes one.”—Simone de Beauvoir </li></ul><ul><li>“ AIN'T I A WOMAN?”—Sojourner Truth </li></ul>
  3. 4. Gender, Sex, and Sexuality are Socially Constructed
  4. 5. <ul><li>“ The category of sex is the political category that founds society as heterosexual.”—Monique Wittig </li></ul><ul><li>“ Consider race as a function of a story we tell.” –Venus Opal Reese </li></ul>
  5. 6. Happy Couples
  6. 8. <ul><li>&quot;Gender and sex are both categories for political use: What we believe to be a physical and direct perception is only a mystic construction and “imaginary formation.” </li></ul>
  7. 9. Beauty Defined!
  8. 10. <ul><li>A lesbian is not a woman: she transcends the binary opposition between woman and man&quot; </li></ul>
  9. 11. DON'T BE SHY: LET'S GO
  10. 12. &quot;Being&quot; the Phallus and &quot;having&quot; the Phallus
  11. 13. <ul><li>&quot;The Bride, the gift, the object of exchange constitutes, &quot; a sign and a value&quot; that opens a channel of exchange that no only serves the functional purpose of facilitating trade but performs the symbolic or ritualistic purpose of consolidating the internal bonds...&quot; </li></ul>
  12. 15. <ul><li>“ The Woman in marriage qualifies not as an identity , but only as a relational term, that both distinguishes and binds the various clans to a common but internally differentiated patrileneal identity” </li></ul>
  13. 16. The Bride, the gift, object of exchange
  14. 19. A Dieu! Little Bird
  15. 20. <ul><li>Come little bird </li></ul><ul><li>Please do not fly away </li></ul><ul><li>Come little bird </li></ul><ul><li>I will put your pain away </li></ul><ul><li>People will tell you otherwise </li></ul><ul><li>And try to encage you </li></ul><ul><li>But little bird rise, do not feel ashamed </li></ul><ul><li>Over a situation that you have no control </li></ul>
  16. 21. <ul><li>Soul and body cannot explain your sorrow </li></ul><ul><li>Being trapped in a physiological dilemma </li></ul><ul><li>Come little bird, please do not fly away </li></ul><ul><li>For my arms will embrace and love you </li></ul><ul><li>Come little bird </li></ul><ul><li>Please do not fly away </li></ul><ul><li>Come little bird </li></ul><ul><li>I will accept you anyways </li></ul>
  17. 22. <ul><li>Sometimes life is a harsh reality </li></ul><ul><li>And you may feel like an outsider </li></ul><ul><li>Your appearance can be a scandal </li></ul><ul><li>But my little bird you need to find your true self </li></ul><ul><li>Please little bird, do not fly away </li></ul><ul><li>The harsh reality of life will crush you </li></ul><ul><li>Please my little bird do not ……… </li></ul><ul><li>Helas, My little bird had flown away </li></ul>