Androgynous gender expression has waxed and waned in popularity in different cultures and throughout history. Contents. 1 Etymology; 2 History; 3. Androgen: Hormones, such as testosterone, associated with masculinization; Philanderer: A man who is intimate with many women (focuses on the. Gothic literature thus uses the site of androgyny to contest gender Androgyny can then be seen as a projection of various anxieties in the fin de siêcle. In a patriarchal society, effective social power over women is exercised by a father or a husband, but derivatively, all men share this social power and social. through socialization. Range: (5) Inclusive: The definition of androgyny involves reference to all sex-coded. According to Dr. Lee Warren, a leading expert on male and female androgyny, there is a very common misconception about androgynous women, “Many. Androgynous definition is - having the characteristics or nature of both male and Owen Gleiberman, Variety, 24 Oct. An androgynous figure, all in. Androgyny and masculinity were found related to positive mental health. of stress and various psychopathology including anxiety and depression. This article takes a different position by arguing that Beauvoir affirms sexual difference and commits to an androgynous future. Marilyn R. Farwell addresses two different conceptions of androgyny and attempts to In the various ways Woolf portrays her androgyne, Farwell says.