The author skillfully weaves scientific knowledge with politics and history in a accessable language.
An essential read for anyone interested in biology, the body, sexuality, gender and how society molds and shapes what we know as "truth" about ourselves and our world.
The section of footnotes is nearly as long as the text of the book (which can be complicated when reading; I ended up using two bookmarks).
A must read for anyone open minded enough to understand that gender, sex, sexuality and attraction are correlated (not causal).Published 3 months ago by Patric Nordbeck
It is so beautiful! It arrived before its due date. Looks and reads great! It was an awesome gift for the grandparents. I will recommend this site to everyone!Published 12 months ago by Katie L. Norris
I got a little lost in some of the technical talk, but I loved this. It's awesome. Absolutely worth reading. Every good femenist and educated person should read this.Published 12 months ago by AN Dellinger
Anne Fausto-Sterling is the definitive expert in this field. Her writing is very comfortable and easily understood. I like the images she evokes with her written words.Published 13 months ago by DaDu47
It was greater than expected. I loved how informative it was. I cannot wait to reread this fascinating work again.Published 23 months ago by Cole
One of the best works on sex and gender available. If you are casually or academically interested in gender, sex, and sexuality, this should be on your must-read list.Published on December 19, 2012 by Jason Crockett
I found it fascinating. There's much more plasticity in human sexual identity than we generally think. Only complaint is the tiny size of the print.Published on November 24, 2012 by J. Beier
Fausto-Sterling provides a wonder analysis not only in the construction of sex in our contemporary world, but also gives an over-arching view of dichotomies that could be applied... Read morePublished on December 9, 2010 by Drew
This is an excellent book where the author discusses both the biological and social (environmental) aspects of gender to show the process of how society imprints meaning to our... Read morePublished on January 9, 2007 by Luiz Ramires Neto