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This is in stark contrast to A Feminist Dictionary,1 whose definitions are selfexplanatory:

Male: ... represents a variant of or deviation from the category of female.


The first males were mutants... the male sex represents a degeneration and
deformity of the female.

Man: ... an obsolete life form... an ordinary creature who needs to be


watched ... a contradictory baby-man.

Testosterone Poisoning: Until now it has been thought that the level of
testosterone in men is normal simply because they have it. But if you
consider how abnormal their behavior is, then you are led to the hypothesis
that almost all men are suffering from testosterone poisoning.

Male: ... represents a variant of or deviation from the category of


female. The first males were mutants... the male sex represents a
degeneration and deformity of the female.
Man: ... an obsolete life form... an ordinary creature who needs to be
watched ... a contradictory baby-man.
Testosterone Poisoning: Until now it has been thought that the level of
testosterone in men is normal simply because they have it. But if you
consider how abnormal their behavior is, then you are led to the hypothesis
that almost all men are suffering from testosterone poisoning.
Cheris Kramarae & Paula A. Treichler, eds., Feminist Dictionary (Champaign, IL:
University of Illinois Press, 1986).

1 Edited by Cheris Kramarae & Paula A. Treichler. Feminist Dictionary, University of Illinois Press,
Champaign: IL [1986].