Gender

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Gender

the expectation of thoughts and behaviors that each culture assigns to people of different sexes

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Sex

the observable physical differences between males and females, especially though biological expressions related to human reproduction

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Intersexual

an individual who is born with a combination of male and female genitalia and/or chromosomes

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Sexual Dimorphism

the phenotypic differences between males and females of the same species

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Transgender

a gender identity of performance that does not fit with cultural norms related to ones assigned sex at birth

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Gender Stratification

an unequal distribution of power and access to a groups resources, opportunities and rights and privileges based on gender

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Gender Roles

a set of social and behavioral norms that, within a specific culture, are widely considered to be socially appropriate for individuals of a specific sex

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Gender Sterotypes

a preconceived notion about the attributes of differences between and proper roles for males and females in culture

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Gender Ideology

a set of cultural ideas, usually stereotypes about the essential character or different genders that functions to promote and justify gender identification

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gender violence

forms of violence shaped by the gender identities of the people involved

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structural gender violence

gendered societal patterns of unequal access to wealth, power, and basic resources such as food, shelter, and health care differentially to affect women in particular

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gender studies

research into the cultural construction of masculinity and femininity across cultures as flexible, complex, and historically and culturally constructed categories

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gender performance

the way gender identity is expressed through action