Claudia Hemphill Pine wrote:
> Thus, to attribute the property of sexuality to people's brains seems
> meaningless to me, as brains are not reproductive organs. Are there
> such things as "black" brains and "caucasian" brains? For that
> matter, are there "gay" brains and "straight" brains? The assumption
> that there are only two kinds of humans, male and female, seems
> another gross overgeneralization, as Yoshie points out.
Of interest here is S.J. Gould's review of a book by Thomas Laqueur;
Volume 38, Number 11 · June 13, 1991 Review The Birth of the Two-Sex
World By Stephen Jay Gould
Making Sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to Freud by Thomas Laqueur
Harvard University Press, 313 pp., $27.95
The book itself is a fascinating history of conceptions of gender, and
the response of such conceptions to political rather than "scientific"