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Gender, Gender Identity, and Gender, Gender Identity, and Trans Issues Trans Issues
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5 Components of Your Sexual  Identity 1. Biological Sex 2. Gender Identity 3. Gender Role/Gender Schema 4. Sexual Orientation 5. Sexual Behavior
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Ex: Rough and Tumble Play Previous studies have reported differences between males and females in toy choice; that is, girls generally favor toys such as soft dolls, whereas boys
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Sex differences in toy preferences  Nature vs nurture for toy preference Sex dif in juvenile activities, rough-and-tumble  monkeys.  Males showed consistent/strong pref for wheeled  toys  Female monkeys greater variability in pref.  Similarities to humans- prefs can develop w/o   gendered socialization.  Toy prefs may reflect hormonally influenced behav. and  cognitive biases sculpted by social processes into sex  dif in monkeys and humans. Hassett, et al.v(2008) Sex differences in rhesus monkey toy preferences parallel those of children. Horm Behav. 54, 3, 359-64
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Gender By age 2, we internalize and identify w/our  gender. Feeling of maleness or femaleness Gender is also socially constructed and  rooted in culture Parents as socializing agents Peers Teachers Media
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Gender Roles Culture influences our  images Society creates  gender stereotypes  What does it mean to  act “like a man” expected to adopt  roles by society Roles are learned
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Gender Roles Culture influences our  images Society creates gender  stereotypes  What does it mean to  act “like a woman” expected to adopt roles  by society Roles are learned
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Intersexed male nor female? Definition: a person with genitals  that are not clearly male or female. A person may be genetically one  sex, but have the genitals that  appear to be of the other sex. The most common causes of this  are hormonally related.
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Hermaphroditism True Hermaphroditism usually occurs in genetic females w/1 testis, 1 ovary. Most appear to be male at birth, but at puberty will develop breasts and begin to menstruate. Less than 100 recorded cases. Pseudo hermaphrodism is the term used to describe the intersexed .
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Turner’s Syndrome Affects females (1:3000 births) All or part of one X chromosome  deleted  (XO) No ovary development, hence no  steroid hormones Remain sexually immature, no  puberty, unless provided with  hormone replacements Hearing loss, MR, short stature,  webbed neck, kidney dysfxn
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Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia  (CAH) Autosomal recessive disorder,  fetal 
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