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[–]NeedMoreCoffeeGC 9 insightful - 6 fun9 insightful - 5 fun10 insightful - 6 fun -  (6 children)

I think you are misunderstanding.

You are thinking about ken and barbie dolls, the other person is talking about loss or non existence of sexuality or sexual expression. From what i gather.

[–][deleted] 2 insightful - 8 fun2 insightful - 7 fun3 insightful - 8 fun -  (5 children)

I don't think there's a misunderstanding.

What do you have to say about this other GC that believes when a human, dog, cat, etc gets castrated or has their sex organs removed, they become desexed or sexless?: https://imgur.com/MLP7lfI

I'm not sure what your problem is. When you take a cat or dog to the vet to be neutered the dog or cat is considered de-sexed? Why is the term not appropriate when you apply it to humans?

[–]NeedMoreCoffeeGC 9 insightful - 1 fun9 insightful - 0 fun10 insightful - 1 fun -  (4 children)

[–][deleted] 2 insightful - 7 fun2 insightful - 6 fun3 insightful - 7 fun -  (3 children)

Literally says in the dictionary right there, desex: https://www.thefreedictionary.com/desexed

to unsex.

to degenderize.

Degender: https://www.thefreedictionary.com/degender

To make gender-neutral, as by eliminating reference to gender or sex.

It means to make something or someone sexless. It means a female becomes nothing or a male becomes nothing after casteration, which is bullshit. Reread the fucking dictionary.

[–]NeedMoreCoffeeGC 6 insightful - 1 fun6 insightful - 0 fun7 insightful - 1 fun -  (2 children)

unsex Deprive of gender, sexuality, or the characteristic attributes or qualities of one or other sex. ‘these creatures were vaguely female but unsexed by their drab greasy overalls and trousers’

Keep reading

[–][deleted] 1 insightful - 7 fun1 insightful - 6 fun2 insightful - 7 fun -  (1 child)

Keep saving their asses. They clearly believe a male or a female becomes nothing (not male or female) if they remove their organs or haven't reached puberty. You would know this if you looked into the previous post: https://saidit.net/s/GCdebatesQT/comments/7y4d/gc_why_do_you_think_its_not_biologically/tpgr

A child has an immature reproductive system. They have the potential to become sexual creatures, but pre-puberty, their sex is not yet developed. Does that mean they are sexless? I don't really know, and the point is that it doesn't really matter. You can say they have a sex but it's nascent or you can say they don't have one yet, as clearly it's distinct from once it becomes an active system. I don't think it's terribly controversial to speak that way. But what you can't say is that they'll start as a boy and turn into a woman.

They think because children have no developed reproductive system and can't have sex like an adult does, they have no sex, they are not male or female and "it's not controversial to say that". "They have no sex" doesn't mean "they have no sexuality".

The word unsex has different meanings. One means a female or male becomes nothing after castration, the others, well, I don't know what the heck ‘these creatures were vaguely female but unsexed by their drab greasy overalls and trousers’ is supposed to mean.

[–]NeedMoreCoffeeGC 7 insightful - 1 fun7 insightful - 0 fun8 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

For fuck sake I give up. Have a nice sunday.

[–]kwallio 9 insightful - 1 fun9 insightful - 0 fun10 insightful - 1 fun -  (1 child)

I'm not sure what your problem is. When you take a cat or dog to the vet to be neutered the dog or cat is considered de-sexed? Why is the term not appropriate when you apply it to humans?