my friend Debra at
posted something really interesting about
the Native American concept of the human
who can have both the male & female
inside of them.
Please check out her blog for
In response to that,
I would like to post today
a link to a story at
According to the story,
this cannot happen
in the world of humans;
it is only an animal condition, wherein
"Some have chromosomes that are expressed internally, whereas a different set are expressed externally. Nature has many ways of combining genes, and some of these combinations evince a distinctly binary way of looking at the world. Such is the case with a genetic condition known as gynandromorphism."
I'm not totally convinced this only happens with non-human animals.