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Others felt that the answer was to end modes of gender expression, patterns of
femininity and masculinity. Carolyn Heilbrun advocated androgyny, the
elimination of the polarities of "gender roles" that she considered the cause of
They meant: If you challenge gender boundaries, you will make women more
vulnerable to abuse by eliminating gender ... an analysis of sex, gender
expression, and sexuality that was complex enough to respond to these right-
Another way was to explain hostility toward "masculine" lesbians and "feminine"
lesbians as arising from homophobia, rather than from prejudices about what
kind of gender expression was appropriate for "respectable" women and "
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