Gender is the sexual role you have. Up until 1955 we thought of is as your birth sex. Those born with a penis are male, vagina for female. Do you have large amounts of testosterone coursing through you or estrogen? We have now learned that gender is defined not by what we are but how we feel. It was just two category’s, are you Manly or Girly, but now it can vary by your emotions. It can be determined by several factors. The commonly known ones of sexual characteristics, the setup of the brain, and what we feel we are meant to be. The gender of your brain has some impact as well. The brain controls your body including you hormones like estrogen. If you have the wrong brain in a body it can change how the person will behave. The female brain will notice more things like touch and sounds, the …show more content…
The female minded will want more cooperation and will strive for harmony. The male drain will be territorial and want everything defined into winning or losing. The female mind will have more emotional capability’s, seeing someone upset and wondering why, whereas the male mind will have difficulty. The male of the two will also have better spatial skills with things like math, 3-d conceptions, and abstractions. Transgendered tend to have a female brain and try to force it to act more male possibly fooling themselves in the attempt. To recap the gender is not the sex. The sex is purely aesthetic and about your genitals. The gender is made by a society and what it preserves to be the norm. Gender is not just your sex anymore it’s an identity.
What is Gender Identity and What Effects it?
The gender identity is what we identify as. It’s how we express our gender, be it though our cloths, our behavior, or just our