Ch 1: Sex and gender

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It's useful to distinguish sex from gender, as a starting point. Here are some ways to think about the difference.

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This pin shows a Genderbread person. It demonstrates Gender identity, gender expression, biological sex, and sexual orientation are independent of one another. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Genderqueer, In This World, Equality, At Least, Religion, Feelings, Saga, Gender Identities

Breaking through the binary: Gender explained using continuums - ❤ It's Pronounced Metrosexual

Gender is something everyone thinks they understand, but most people really don't. Here, it's broken into three categories: identity, expression, and sex. It's less "this or that" and more "this and that."

This is how I wish the world would think. When I learned about gender identity and how it doesn't necessarily match sex, I stopped asking people, "Is it a boy or a girl? 20 Questions, Kids Labels, Gender Studies, Gender Roles, Gender Stereotypes, Lgbt Rights, Genderqueer, Intersectional Feminism, Social Issues

additional material: Gender vs biological sex

An interesting visual depicting the differences between gender and biological sex. Gender is seen here to be a choice of self identification and not predetermined due to biological anatomy. The child has not been able to speak ze's mind and consequently ze's gender is unknown. Interestingly, the illustrator has chosen "it" to describe the undetermined…

Human Sexuality is Complicated. In which Hank takes on a topic he's been afraid to cover for a while now. How should we talk about sexuality, what is the difference between sex and gender.and between sexual orientation and sexual behavior. Lgbt Resources, Gender Spectrum, Gender Studies, Gender Roles, Genderqueer, Thought Provoking, Equality, Romantic, Teaching

Human Sexuality is Complicated...

In which Hank takes on a topic he's been afraid to cover for a while now. How should we talk about sexuality, what is the difference between sex and gender.....

Sex is like a coat rack. Gender, Coat, Pictures, Photos, Sewing Coat, Coats, Resim, Clip Art

Discovery of the Sexes and Gender

Scientists have studied the human body for hundreds of years. The controversy between sex and gender arose when scientists tried to expl...

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