Sex and Gender


Sex and Gender


  • Sex refers to a person's biological status as either male or female
  • Determined by different chromosomes in the first instance, which then influence hormonal differences as well as differences in anatomy


  • Gender refers to a person's psychological status as either masculine or feminine
  • Gender is at least partly environmentally determined and therfore due to nurture
  • It may be that gender, as a learned concept is more fluid and open to change

Gender identity disorder

  • Some people experience…


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