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Questions tagged [female]

Questions regarding one of the genders

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How could a female member of a species produce eggs unto death?

As far as I am aware, female mammals cannot produce eggs (as in ova) after a certain age/maturation. How could the female produce eggs for an unlimited amount of time, resulting in a 'queen' mammal ...
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Would breasts make human powered flight harder?

I don’t have breasts. Ok, in all seriousness, when I look up how much breasts weigh all I get in answers like “30,000 bees per bong” and all my female friends don’t know the answer. Could removing ...
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Is a species that uses males of related species plausible?

I'm worldbuilding a species X that doesn't have males. All members are females. X reproduces sexually using males from related species Z. There it combines the shared chromosomes but passes unique ...
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Cause of the Male/Female Birth Imbalance in “A Brother's Price”? [duplicate]

I stumbled across the tropes page from "A Brother's Price" the other day. Basically, the novel takes place on an alternate Earth in a country called Queensland, where only around one in every ten ...
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Factors that Promote Female Warriors? [duplicate]

Assuming that magic use and similar things are not present in the setting, what scenario(s) would lead to female warriors being considered fairly acceptable? The only example that I can think of from ...
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How would a girl that has never encountered the concept of pregnancy react to giving birth?

The title pretty much explains it all. Theoretical background: There is a psychologic concept called automatic thinking. Those thoughts can be either functional or not. We assume here just that this ...
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Can there be sexism towards women in a society where the main religion is based on a female messiah?

A little context: According to the beliefs of that religion, a woman sent by God guided humanity from a distant place to the world in which they live today. This woman known as The Lady, taught them ...
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What If 75% of Births Were Fatal? [closed]

How would society be different if it was human nature that 75% of all births were fatal, as in resulting in the death of the mother. The infants usually survive these births unharmed. There is no cure ...
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How would exposing a female warrior's (mostly) bare bottom help her in combat?

There's a valid discussion about feminism and objectification of women to be had. This is not the place for it, nor do I attempt to make it one. I noticed that in Fire Emblem: Fates (and probably ...
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What would happen if every human female turned into a cat? [closed]

Imagine a future where your sister, mother, grandma, and possibly even yourself have turned into adorable cats. Science and history have given no apparent hints or evidence that this would have ...
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What gender specific terminology should one use when talking about fantasy species?

A world that I work on has a number of different traditional fantasy species (or races) and we're getting a bit stuck with gender terminology for females. I've searched high and low on the web for ...