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Running Head: HUMAN SEXUALITY 1 Human Sexuality Institution Affiliation Date
HUMAN SEXUALITY 2 Introduction. In the contemporary world, human sexuality is continuously changing, Modern society has different perspectives on sex, gender and sexuality unlike in the past. Anthropologists argue that there is a social and cultural approach to researching gender and sexuality. Although gender has biological components, different cultural and social values have shaped the meanings to gender and sex. A comparison of the terms biological sex, gender identity, and gender expression. Provide examples for each one. Biological sex refers to an individual’s biotic quality that distinguishes between male and female. However, biological sex differs form gender identity in that it is determined by hormonal, morphological and chromosomal attributes. Conversely, gender identity is an individual’s internal sense of a being assigned to a particular gender. Gender expression on the other hand is how people communicate their gender. Gender expression can be demonstrated through one’s physical outlook such as their hairstyle, dressing code or other social expressions ( Donnan and Magowan, 2020). The similarity between gender identity and expression is that it can differ form the gender one was assigned at birth. The difference is that a person my portray

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