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James Soyemi Human Sexuality Prof. Sullivan Gender Issues Throughout history people believe that we are born distinctly male or female, and that we grow up doing what men or women do. Gender is the psychological and sociocultural characteristics associated with our sex, while sex is biological. Gender assumption is the behavior people assume an individual of having due to their sex. Being unable to identify someone’s gender may make one confused and uncomfortable. Gender-Identity is when an individual can determine if they are a male or female. This is formed during early childhood, with influence from personal experience and parents. Nowadays people have the choice to change their sex. Advances in technology allow individuals to change their sex organs to the opposite sex if they choose to. An individual that go through this procedure is known as a transsexual. Biological sex is determined by chromosomal makeup. Females have XX chromosomes, while males have XY. There are also sex-chromosome disorders known as Turner’s and
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