Grindele, Brian C. HS M3A2

Grindele, Brian C. HS M3A2 - Analyze how the gender...

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Analyze how the gender continuum, gender identity, and gender orientation issues play a role in Mark's case. Gender continuum-I could not find a definitive definition for this term so I will leave it blank. Gender Identity- From an early age it seems that this person thought and acted like a male. Though he/she had the genitalia of a female, he/she acted like a male. He/she was probably very confused when puberty hit, so there is a void in his/her gender identity. Gender orientation- In Mark’s case he/she identified himself as a male, even though he was born with female genitalia. This could be what ultimately led to the sex change. What was Mark's sex at birth? Mark was born a female. Even though he wanted to be a male very badly, he was born a female. What would have Mark's gender identity as a child been from his perspective? Since the gender identity comes from the person’s own psychological outlook on themselves his gender identity was male. Whenever he said he was going to
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This note was uploaded on 06/19/2011 for the course PSYCH 101 taught by Professor Bob during the Spring '11 term at Argosy University.

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Grindele, Brian C. HS M3A2 - Analyze how the gender...

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