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Documentary Assignment Gender Watch the video "Growing up Trans" and read the articles thoroughly. Then use examples and evidence from these sources along with your textbook for full credit. Failure to use these sources will result in a zero. 1. What is the difference between Sex and Gender? Sexual orientation and gender identity?
2. What have you experienced to indicate that the dominant forms of masculinity and femininity are changing?
3. Define transgender? What are the causes of transgender? When does someone know they are transgender? What are some different categories and types of transgender people?
constructs of “male” and “female.” Other categories of transgender people include androgynous, multivendor , gender nonconforming, third gender, and two-spirit people. Gender identity and sexual orientation are not the same. Sexual orientation refers to an individual’s enduring physical, romantic, and/or emotional attraction to another person, whereas gender identity refers to one’s internal sense of being male, female, or something else. Some can trace their transgender identities and feelings back to their earliest memories. They may have vague feelings of “not fitting in” with people of their assigned sex or specific wishes to be something other than their assigned sex.

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