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Are the men of the African Aka tribe the best fathers in the world?


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#1 rachaldenise

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Posted 11 August 2011 - 03:04 AM

While the women hunt, the men look after the babies - even letting them suck their nipples. Joanna Moorhead asks anthropologist Barry Hewlett why the Aka are such unusual parents

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Posted 11 August 2011 - 03:25 AM

Oops! forgot the link:

http://www.guardian....ndrelationships

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Posted 11 August 2011 - 07:07 AM

A whole tribe of transgenders?
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Posted 13 August 2011 - 10:34 PM

Not necessarily. More like one in which gender isn't the primary definer.

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Posted 14 August 2011 - 08:41 AM

.. and if I lived in the middle of the jungle in a sticks and mud hut, hunting antelope to survive, wearing a thong, with nothing else to do that to count the flies swirling around human waste, that 'd probably be the way I'd roll too, but having a mortgage, car payments, utilities to pay, kids being in school half the day...
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