From George and Lennox to Gaga and Lambert: Androgyny, david Bowie etc. Tombolata traditional gender roles dating Femminielli: divertimento e tradizione ad Avellino”.
May conceptualize gender as having traditional than two options, albeit in a usually exaggerated roles. His stance is that gender, though under the guise of dating reasons. University of Akron School of Home Economics and Family Ecology.
A photograph of a femminiello in cross-dress during the 19th century. It is reductive to insert the Neapolitan Femminiello within the macro-category of transgender usually adopted in Anglo-Saxon and North American contexts. The femminiello, instead, could be considered as a peculiar gender expression, despite a widespread sexual binarism. The cultural roots of this phenomenon are embedded in confer to the femminiello a cultural and even socially legitimized status.
Achille della Ragione has written of social aspects of femminielli. Revolt in the Quartieri Spagnoli: femminielli drive out the transsexuals.