Re: Sex Change

Robin Hanson (
Tue, 22 Jul 1997 13:44:49 -0700 (PDT)

"Kathryn Aegis" writes:
>Because gender-bending of any sort reveals the artificial
>constructions and learned behaviors that constitute the institution
>of gender, (however constructed in whatever society) it would
>therefore be in the best interest of all other societal institutions
>to constrain that behavior, to control who has access to it, to
>determine how much to marginalize or integrate it.

This sounds a bit conspiracy-theorist to me. How exactly would all
social institutions be hurt by behavior that helps people understand
how gender is constructed?

Robin D. Hanson