American Culture: A Discussion Of Gender Identity

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Gender Identity is a highly controversial in society today, people like myself often misinterpret a person’s sexual orientation and biological sex for a person’s gender identity rather than a concept of it. White, and Ciccarelli define gender identity as “The individual’s sense of being male or female” (302). A person’s sexual orientation is the enduring romantic, or sexual attraction to another individual ( This term only describes what gender an individual is attracted to. The biological sex of an individual is the physical, genetic, and hormonal anatomy a person is born with ( Neither of these term define how individuals identify with themselves. However, throughout research I’ve discovered American Culture
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