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Sociology
Course
SOCA02H3
Professor
Neda Maghbouleh
Semester
Winter

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Sociology Lecture 2 Notes Kalpana KSexGender Jan 13 2014Sex VS GenderSex Biologically being borne with male or female genitals and the male or female hormones that stimulate the development of your reproductive system body partsGender Sense of being male or female and playing masculine and feminine roles as defined as appropriate by your culture and society feelingsbehaviour Gender Has 3 Components Sexuality A persons capacity for erotic experiences and expressionsa group of feelings or behaviour that might be homosexual queer culture gay culture etccan be exclusive of these nonherter feelings Identity A persons sense of belonging to a particular sexual category people have difficulties with their gender identity ex coming out to your family that you are gayRole Behaviour that conforms to widely shared expectations about how members of a particular sexual category are supposed to act scripted behaviours predefined ways of moving through the world Heteronormativity The belief that sex is binary one must be either male or female as conventionally understood and that sex ought to be perfectly aligned with gender ones sexual
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