contrasexual


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contrasexual

(ˌkɒntrəˈsɛksjʊəl)
adj
(of a woman) appearing to defy the female sexual stereotype by being content to be single and childless while being sexually active and financially independent
n
a contrasexual woman
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Por otra parte, Beatriz Preciado propone una postura similar en su Manifiesto contrasexual, donde afirma que "el sistema sexo/genero es un sistema de escritura o de los cuerpos como textos"; ella propone que la contrasexualidad "tiene como tarea identificar los espacios erroneos, los fallos de la estructura del texto (cuerpos intersexuales, hermafroditas, locas, camioneras, maricones, bollos, histericas, salidas o frigidas, hermafrodykes ...), y reforzar el poder de las desviaciones y derivas respecto del sistema heterocentrado" (2011, 9).
A limited amount of contrasexual characteristics are common, like some sparse facial hair in girls or breast budding in boys, but these changes normally stabilize or regress as puberty progresses and the secondary sexual characteristics expected for the chromosomal sex dominate.
We generally speak of a man's early relationship with his mother having an effect on his later relationships with women, and the women he is attracted to later in life are thought to embody qualities of his inner anima, or the contrasexual archetype in the unconscious.
A partir del enfoque contrasexual, se problematiza el concepto de genero y el de violencia basada en genero, en el marco de los derechos humanos, pretendiendo avanzar en la construccion de un armazon conceptual que permita utilizar de manera simultanea, en el analisis de la informacion sanitaria, conceptos juridicos en dialogo con conceptos de los estudios de genero, acorde con los mandatos internacionales en el tema.