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Trans issues. Lad culture. Drag. Hannah Martin London - Luxury forged through Androgyny. Men who embrace their feminine side and share the housework have better sex. Study found that men who share domestic work have sex more oftenCouples that split housework scored higher in every category on surveyBut in 63 per cent of couples women do two thirds of domestic labour By Daniel Bates Published: 18:23 GMT, 31 July 2014 | Updated: 19:53 GMT, 31 July 2014 Study found men who share housework with their partners have better sex compared to those who stick to 'manly tasks', such as mowing the lawn Men who embrace their feminine side around the house have more satisfaction in the bedroom than those who stick to ‘manly’ chores like cutting the hedge and mowing the law.

Men who embrace their feminine side and share the housework have better sex

The quality of the sex they had was superior as well if they were prepared to do their share of cooking and cleaning, the study found. The researchers said that even though women’s pay is still lagging behind that of men, in terms of equality ‘there has been more motion behind the scenes than previously recognised’. The Washington team used US data from 4,500 couples who married 20 years ago. Pin by Ben Seaman on Fashion. The artists subverting the gender binary. From the day we are born we’re assigned a gender, and so, defined and delineated by society.

The artists subverting the gender binary

Male or female? Check. Birth certificates force a choice within this gender binary, as do national passports, and pretty much any bureaucratic functions that require us to give personal information about ourselves. The truth is that nobody exists as the ideal man or woman that advertising promotes, which is changing all the time. What is a metrosexual, other than a man now incorporating more “feminine” attributes? But people are free to self-define, or reject the gender binary. Los Angeles filmmaker Wu Tsang is a Chinese-Swedish-American video artist whose work combines activism and community organising. Heather Cassils is a Canadian transgender bodybuilder, who uses the physicality of his body to rupture social norms. Spanish philosopher and writer Beatriz Preciado is thought of by some as a queer oracle, radically critique gender norms both academically and performatively. Botswana gay rights group wins landmark case.

14 November 2014Last updated at 08:09 ET A gay and lesbian group in Botswana has won a landmark legal case in the country's High Court, allowing it to be officially registered.

Botswana gay rights group wins landmark case

The judge ruled that the government had acted unconstitutionally in blocking the group, Legabibo. "I am happy with the judgement - it has sent a message to the government, the entire region and Africa," the group's Caine Youngman told the BBC. Homosexual acts are illegal in Botswana, as in many African countries. The Botswana Penal Code, based on old English law, describes homosexual acts as offences against morality, punishable by up to seven years in prison. "We are overjoyed at the outcome of the case. The Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC), which often handles human rights cases across the region, said the ruling could have bigger implications. "Importantly, the judgment emphasises that it is not a crime to be homosexual or attracted to someone of the same sex.

Effeminate Men, Masculine Women. Effeminate Men, Masculine Women By Alan P.

Effeminate Men, Masculine Women

Medinger "I can't stand effeminate men! " The speaker isn't some macho dude addressing his buddies; it is a man who is himself struggling with homosexuality. I have heard these words more times than I can count from men who come to us for help with their homosexuality. Ironically, I can understand why they feel this way. But what about others? Effeminacy in men and masculinity in women are without doubt associated with homosexuality. Brothers, Sisters, Sons & Daughters: Introducing the Spring 2014 Campaign. Arin Andrews, Edie Charles, Valentijn de Hingh, Ashley de la Cruz, Sawyer Devuyst, Peche Di, Dezjorn Gauthier, Trevon Haynes, Katie Hill, Eve Lindley, Niki M’nray, Ryley Pogensky, Ines Rau, May Simon, Ahya Taylor, Maxie Neu, and Gisele Xtravaganza.

Brothers, Sisters, Sons & Daughters: Introducing the Spring 2014 Campaign

These seventeen extraordinary men and women, transgender individuals with diverse experiences and unique personal stories, are the faces of Barneys New York’s Spring 2014 campaign: Brothers, Sisters, Sons & Daughters, which launches today exclusively on The Window. Shot by iconic photographer Bruce Weber in New York City, many were photographed and filmed surrounded by family, friends, and loved ones. By depicting these human connections, Weber was able to represent both the struggles and triumphs a trans person may face in relation to their gender identity. Barneys New York is proud to support the transgender community by telling a few of their incredible stories.

First up, meet Katie Hill and Arin Andrews. You have this new love for life.