RARA-AVIS: Re: Crais' Women

From: ejmd ( ejmd@cwcom.net)
Date: 31 Dec 1989

temporary spider writ:

>Just to clarify from the outset, 'secondary sex characteristics'
>is a phrase used by researchers to describe attributes that
>develop in adolescence and signal sexual maturity (in a physical
>sense, not an emotional one). I believe they're called
>secondary because they develop later in life (a second stage of
>development, as it were). I was in no way insinuating in my
>earlier post that females were secondary.

Tht old acronym, derived from They Is Totally Secondary, may be of help to clear up any misunderstandings here ;-)


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