LGBTIQ Style: What is Andogyny?
Androgyny comes up frequently in fashion and style, but its definition and characteristics are often blurred. What Does Androgyny Mean? The word ‘androgyny’ is a dual term: it comes from the Greek word ‘andro,’ which means man, and ‘gyny,’ which means woman. Therefore, ‘androgyny’ is a term used to describe something that has characteristics of both women and men. Gender Ambiguity vs. Gender Identity While correctly used to describe the way a person looks, the term ‘androgyny