Claudia Is Intersex, Let's Talk About It -- "We're comfortable with the fact that there aren't just two heights, or two weights, or two skin colors that people come in. Why should sex be any different?"
Erving Goffman (1922-1983) was interested in the strategy & tactics of social interaction. In his book Gender Advertisements, he examined the way advertising reflects & shapes ideas about gender. He noted that women are routinely depicted as subordinate to men & are posed as children to parents. [click on this image to find a bundle of clips that illustrate a number of Goffman's theoretical contributions to sociology] Artist, Dilmar Junior (http://www.flickr.com/photos/dilmarjunior/)