Posts made in June, 2013

Gender and Sex: Biology

Posted by on Jun 16, 2013 in Blog: Doing sex God’s way

Gender and Sex: Biology

Genesis 1:27 “So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.” Caster Semenya: A female 800 metre athlete extraordinary from Africa – a Silver medallist at the Olympics 2012. The newspaper’s reported that she has no ovaries or uterus (womb). Instead, they tell us she has undescended testis and three times the amount of testosterone that a “normal” female would have. Although not described, we can work out that she had female external genitalia and identified as a female. She had a female brain. So outwardly she looked...

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Understanding Gender

Posted by on Jun 1, 2013 in Blog: Doing sex God’s way

Understanding Gender

I recently watched a television program where they discussed aspects of gender. As a sexologist, I cringed at the sheer confusion and ignorance expressed in the comments of the august panellists. For the next few weeks, I will provide an overview of gender. Hopefully, this will provide you, my reader a language to address this complex and sadly contentious area. In Genesis 1:26-27 we read “Then God said, ‘Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and all the wild animals, and over all the...

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