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Boys Hitting Puberty Earlier
2012-10-21 09:36:03

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Just as previous research reported that girls in the U.S. were reaching puberty earlier in life, a new study reveals American boys are also showing the first signs of sexual maturity at a younger age than in decades past. The research, which was led by Marcia Herman-Giddens of the University of North Carolina's School of Public Health, discovered that males are beginning to sexually develop six to 24 months earlier than the...

2008-09-26 03:00:00

By Mimica, Jadran ABSTRACT This is an ethnographic exploration of a Yagwoia transgendered person and his-her life-situation within the specificities of libidinal dynamics and economy of intersubjective relationships that constitute Yagwoia matrix of kinship and affinal relatedness. Developed within a framework of psychoanalysis and existential phenomenology, and forged through a long-term field research, this study offers an in-depth perspective on concrete realities of gender experience...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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