The XX/XY sex-determination system is the most familiar, as it is found in humans. In the system, females have two of the same kind of sex chromosome (XX), while males have two distinct sex chromosomes (XY). In the proud and patriarchal Indian society, the preference has always been the Xy! Well, what about the other one then?
While thinking of XX, I also thought of the roman number 20 and that reminded me of the overrated year 2020 – seen as the year when India will change, get developed and will have a new horizon of opportunities.
2020 isn’t all that far fetched; thus my hopes of any drastic advancement are beginning to die out. Nevertheless, let us assume we are already in 2020! So how will the XX emerge as a gender in the modern age? The XX in 2020?
A thousand random thoughts crossed my head and I remembered some strong portrayals of the XX the form of characters in films of comics, goddesses, et al. A great deal of wickedness is here somehow!
Xena the Warrior princess! While Xena was an infamous warrior on a quest to seek redemption for her past sins, how about technology or genetic engineering helps women cultivate such special powers for their own safety!
Helen of Troy – Well women in India have always been beautiful. How about a mystic beauty that possesses a special power to destroy mankind at the woman’s discretion.
Ma Kali – the Indian goddess of destruction. In today’s age she would perhaps would wipe out certain communities altogether.
Vampires – How about, with s little of prejudice happening the other way round, women be born with vampirical powers that can be used on men!
Buttercup of the Powerpuff Girls – Now how many times have you fantasize being Buttercup and keep hitting everyone who messes with you?
Lisa Simpson – Perhaps the most practical one that would make a perfect XX woman in 2020. Lisa Simpson is a smart, witty, independent girl who focuses on her goals