Social or cultural distinctions associated with being male or female. Bodies are socially produced to be masculine or feminine. There is an ideal, one or the other. Rephrased - (how dominant ideologies are produced through socialization?) Bodies are born in 2 types male and female: this is not true intersexed. Bodies are gendered masculine and feminine: blue boy, sports, pink girl, dance, border work, deviate. Bodies are attracted to opposite-type bodies: idea of heterosexuality is an imparitive, challenging with being queer. Reproduction of bodies and gender : ideas about gender are socialized around life (society) The result of the predominant gender story: Gender roles: society concept of how mean and women are expected to act and how. Dominant gender schema: an ideology that, like all ideologies, serves to perpetuate they should behave inequalities in power and status . Qualitatively different types [of masculinity] are produced within the same social setting .