Gender, Sexuality and Deviants Descriptive Essay by Top Papers

Gender, Sexuality and Deviants
A look at two groups of sexual deviants.
# 132964 | 1,500 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Gender and Sexuality (Transgender)


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This paper examines two groups of sexual deviants in two sexual-cultural contexts. According to the paper, this is to see how they reproduce and reinforce gender and sexual norms that they are transgressing. The groups studied include the travestis of Brazil and tomboi of Indonesia.

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"This paper will examine two groups of `spectacular sexual deviants' in two sexual-cultural contexts in order to examine if and how they reproduce and reinforce gender and sexual norms that they are transgressing. The two groups of spectacular sexual deviants examined in this paper are the travestis of Brazil and tomboi of Indonesia. This paper will argue that the travestis of Brazil reproduce the dominant ideas about women and femininity particularly in the area of gendered beauty and sexual relationships, although there are some notable exceptions, and that the tomboi of Indonesia, also reproduce the dominant notions of masculinity..."

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