The answer is of course, no they are most definitely not. Any one who has read 'Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus', or rather, has a pair of eyes and ears can see the difference.
'Weekend' is a short story by the author Fay Weldon, and published by Penguin in 'Modern British Short Stories'. It originally appeared in 'Cosmopolitan' magazine in 1978. This version of the BritLit kit was significantly revised in 2009.