Discussion on Sex, Gender, Identity, Gender Rules, and Society

Sex, Gender, and Identity

The video, Assume Nothing (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site., explores the complexity of gender identity by revealing a world where gender cannot be defined as simply male or female. Using examples from the vand your textbook, describe the differences ideo between sex, gender identity, and gender expression. In your response, explain the extent to which the interaction of biology and culture influences gender roles.

Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from required material(s) and/or other scholarly sources, and properly cite any references

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Gender Rules and Society

In his talk, How Movies Teach Manhood (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site., Colin Stokes discusses the influence of the media on how boys learn gender roles through movies. Kimberly Palmer discusses gender segregation in her article, 5 Reasons Not to Buy Your Daughter Pink Legos (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. Using examples from your textbook, the video, the article, or from external research, examine the way modern gender roles are taught or reinforced in the media and through consumer products. In your response, consider the issues that arise for children who do not conform to these gender roles.

Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from required material(s) and/or other scholarly sources, and properly cite any reference