Sex: From Biology to Gendered
After lecture, you should be able to
1. Define passing, covering, coming out, and
flaunting and understand how they related to
October 13, 2016
Why not to remove genitals
Cheryll Chase video
Advocacy movement against surgical correction
Hermaphrodites are shamed
2006 chicago meeting with surgeons, psychiatrists, geneticists, and advocates (like
Valian: Gender Schemas at Work
Describe the glass ceiling:
Any factors that inhibit women from succeeding. Its an invisible barrier.
What is a schema?
A tool formed by an individuals childhood that helps them judge a topic based off
of their p
What is a hormone?
A molecule secreted into the blood and carried to a distant organ
where it acts (slow process in comparison to neurotransmitters that
act rapidly on adjacent cells).
3 molecular classe
Wednesday October 12, 2016
1. Thesis statement
a. My child, born with Partial Androgen Insensitivity, has a large clitorous, yet
aligns herself with the typical male karyotype (47,XY). Although surgery is
the common treatment for her semi-ambiguo
Sex: biologically defined
Sex category: how you act. Defined by gender role. Based on appearance and behavior.
How others identify you as male or female based on appearance.
Gender: The social definition of sex that an individual or society determines.
West/Zimmerman: Doing Gender
When we view gender as an accomplishment, an achieved property of situated conduct,
our attention shifts from matters internal to the individual and focuses on interracional
and institutional arenas.
Gender: an emergent feat
Disorders of Sexual Development and a Sociological Approach
November 24, 2015
Imagine you are a pediatrician and urologist with a specialty in disorders of sexual development. One morning, a pregnant mother, who
The Case of the Intersex Baby
November 5, 2015
Imagine you are pregnant with a healthy baby, but you and your spouse decided to wait to
find out if you were having a boy or girl. On the day of your childs delive
GE 70A Writing Assignment guidelines
Topic and Purpose. Each published paper is a microcosm of the scientific method. A question is
asked; a hypothesis is made about the answer to that question; experiments and/or data collection are
performed to answer t
Section 1E Brittany Jackson
Lab Report Exercise 1
Find the value of constant, c in the equation y = c / x2:
Rearranging the equation gives c = yx2
Averaging the three recorded values for y at x=40
Study questions(Dont turn in your answers to these questions. Use them to help you study):
1. What is the relationship between hypothesis and theory in Science?
2. Why is it exciting for an experiment to yield a surprising or even contradic
GE70A Evolution of the Cosmos
Discussion 1E TA Brittany Jackson
Summary Questions for Jantzen & Eisner Article
Question and Hypothesis What are the authors asking and what is their prediction of the
answer? Why is this particular question import
Section 1E Brittany Jackson
Lab Assignment 5 Part One: Visualizing the Expansion of Space
1. Pick a galaxy near the middle to represent the Milky Way and match the overhead to
the original at that galaxys location.
a. Comparing galaxy positions