SOCI 4800 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Transvestism, Molly House, Pederasty
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Pederasty: man and boy
● Arab - mixed message "LIWAT" man and beardless boy
● Japan - "WAKASHU-DO"
● China - Catamites - boys for hire
● Two genders - characteristic of both men and female
● Berdache (switch gender) treasured.
● Hijiras - men who live as women
Tommy - working class woman that looks like a man
● Eleanor Butler and Sarah Ponsonby
● The Boston Marriage - "A long term monogamous relationship between two otherwise
unmarried women" > legal
Molly House: Safe Haven > transgender play, transvestite, sexuality for male-male
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