Gender Definition Essay

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In our lives we are seen as one and that’s human beings. Although we are the same we are treated differently because of our sex. Our sex is what defines us in our society. Sex is just the determination of male or female. Society as we know it is very judgmental and classifies us human beings by categories such as our sex. These categories are both male and female. Although we are all the same as to being a human we let our genders get in the way of our lives of everyday obstacles. Gender is primarily the state of being male or female and masculine or feminine. The overall basis of gender is to to tell us what sex we are as male or female not tell us how to live based off of our gender. When we base our lives around our gender it becomes known …show more content…
From then on its all about colors whether its blue for a boy or pink for a girl. Our society tends to classify us before we are born with colors, toys, actions, and what is acceptable at an early age in our lives. Colors go back to when parents find out the sex of their baby. For a girl its usually pinks and purples and boys is blue. But our society progresses these societal norms as we grow up. In my own perspective I have gone through the color societal norm from when I was a child. From playing with Barbie dolls to my elementary days with pink name tags for girls and blue name tags for boys on the first day of school. Even when I was apart of the after school program in elementary they would categorize toys as well from girls playing with the Barbie dolls and the play kitchen while the boys would play with wooden blocks and dinosaurs. These are a few examples as to how far back society has dated our genders into our childhood. Being a girl playing with dolls and playing in kitchen sets as a child was seen as normal for a little girl and seen as a feminine role towards the society. But if a little boy where to step foot and play in the kitchen set it was seen as wrong and some adults would question the little boy for joining instead of playing with blocks or toy

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