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n. a mixture of typically male and typically female sex roles, usually incorporating preferred aspects of both. There may be uncertainty, ambiguity, or confusing within the person pertaining to his or her behavior - for example, a female may play a male sex role within a same-sex relationship.

ANDROGYNOUS SEX ROLE: "A person who fulfills an androgynous sex role may be confused about his or her gender identity and fulfill both female and male sex roles, as opposed to one or the other."

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