Filice_A_PSY_GenderI_3

Filice_A_PSY_GenderI_3 - Gender Identity Anthony Filice PSY...

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Gender Identity Anthony Filice PSY 265 October 2, 2011 Dr. Enabulele Abstract Gender is decided during pregnancy, by hormones. All fetuses have undifferentiated genitalia, with the deciding factor being the production of male hormones, mainly testosterone. Without the production of male hormones, all babies would ultimately be female. Determining sexual appearance, or biological sex of a person, does not mean that you have determined that persons gender identity. Gender identity is not determined during pregnancy as actual gender is; it
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2 Gender Identity has more to do with the psychological side of the person. This phase doesn’t occur until childhood. In the following I will go in depth about gender identity, now that you know the basics of gender.
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3 Gender Identity Gender Identity I am a male, which means that I have a penis and the main hormone in my body is testosterone, you now have a vivid understanding of my gender, but not necessarily my gender identity. Don’t get me wrong, most of the time when the gender of a person is male, their gender
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