March 28th notes
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Date Created: 04/03/16
March 28 notes Class started with a powerpoint presentation from a guest speaker o Mostly about all the regulations for transgender people to be able to get hormones and surgery. Class notes Sex is… o Your equipment o The biological nature of being male or female. o You don’t get to choose your sex o Sex hormones o Sex chromosomes o Internal reproductive organs o Genitalia Gender is… o How you choose to present yourself o Interrelationship between physical traits and your internal sense of being a female, male, neither, or both o Social constructs/categories, cultural influences Sexual Identity o enduring emotional, romantic, sexual, or affectionate attraction we feel toward others Gender Identity o individual’s private experience of his or her gender – concept of self as male or female Culture’s Role o The language we use o The expectations we have of ourselves, our friends, our children, our partners o Our interests o What jobs we apply for, what promotions we get, how much money we get paid o What bathroom you use o What clothes we wear o Who we’re friends with o Stereotypes, biases, preconceived notions we have of one another o How we interact with each other Gender and sex are not binary but a spectrum Non binary words o Intersex o Transgender o Transsexuals o Genderqueer o Gender Fluid o Genderless o Two-Spirit What is sexual orientation? o Includes the emotional, physical, sexual and romantic (love/intimacy) attraction a person feels toward a specific gender (or genders) o Heterosexual o Homosexual o Bisexual o Often very complicated o We seem to have a need to categorize people Genderbread Person Kinsey sexual orientation scale o 0- Exclusively heterosexual with no homosexual o 1- Predominantly heterosexual, only incidentally homosexual o 2- Predominantly heterosexual, but more than incidentally homosexual o 3- Equally heterosexual and homosexual o 4- Predominantly homosexual, but more than incidentally heterosexual o 5- Predominantly homosexual, only incidentally heterosexual o 6- Exclusively homosexual Klein Sexual Orientation Grid o Sexual orientation is not only on a continuum, but a person’s place on the continuum may change over time. o Recent research – women’s sexual orientation is not necessarily a stable trait, but instead quite fluid over time o Research is difficult. More people likely to report same sex sexual experiences or attraction than report being gay, lesbian, or bisexual Pronouns and Terms Possessiv Possessi Subjec e ve t Object Adjective Pronoun Reflexive Female She Her Her Hers Herself Male He Him His His Himself Gender Ze Hir Hir Hirs Hirself Neutral Spivak E Em Eir Eirs Emself
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