Busting the Myth of Primate Patriarchy: The Nature of Sex and Gender in Our Ape Relatives | Frans de Waal

World-renowned primatologist Professor Frans de Waal explores the nature of sex and gender among our cousins the apes, and how gender diversity is a common and pervasive potential on nature’s masculine-feminine continuum. In the quest to overcome human gender inequality, he suggests that our focus needs to be on the inequality.
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Bioneers article, Different: Gender Through the Eyes of a Primatologist with Frans de Waal
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