Do you ever wonder about the history of evolution and sex? Abby Hafer guides you through some common misunderstandings about sex, including misconceptions about the gender binary. Using examples from the animal kingdom, Abby debunks ideas about what is “natural” or “unnatural” regarding both sex and gender roles and discusses the problems of a morality based holy books as an excuse for bad behavior.
Abby Hafer is a scientist, educator, public speaker, and author of the book, The Not-So-Intelligent Designer. Her scientific career includes a doctorate in zoology from Oxford University and teaching human anatomy and physiology at Curry College. She has recently broadened her scope to include crushing the gender binary using biology, and giving the same treatment to morality based on the supernatural.
This talk took place at the CSICon 2018 in Las Vegas on October 20, 2018