ac186bab57 My Account. 69] ^ Fausto-Sterling, Anne (2000). Gmail. She stated that in it she sets out to "convince readers of the need for theories that allow for a good deal of human variation and that integrate the analytical powers of the biological and the social into the systematic analysis of human development.". More information is available with DEBUG=True.. Doctors and parents might have insisted that they were female, removed their testes, injected them with estrogen, and surgically provided them with a vagina, but still, they knew they were really males. These individuals are the exception to the standard model and a prime example of why the standard model is not relevant. As this belief is deeply rooted in peoples mind, it is essential and imperative for surgeons, psychologists, and endocrinologists, through their surgical skills, [to] try to make good facsimiles of culturally intelligible bodies.
p.60. Play. Chapter 3: Basic Books. Google+. Synopsis. Fausto-Sterlings article titled Of Gender and Genitals: The Use and Abuse of the Modern Intersexual criticizes the standard model of sex and gender by using the case of intersex individuals by explaining how those individuals are neither male nor female so they do not fit in the sex binary. Fausto-Sterling mentions that no masculine women or effeminate men need apply.