Gender, Gender And, And Non Binary People

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What gender are you? Male, female, or do you not have a gender? See, gender rules are not a subject widely talked about in today’s society due to the fact that it is a very sensitive subject for many people. This subject is very touchy because of transsexual, gender fluid, and non-binary people. How would you feel is you were forced to switch schools because the one you were attending did not see yours as valid? In the following paragraphs we will be discussing gender rules in and out of school. First off, not everyone is cisgender. To be cisgender means denoting or relating to a person whose self-identity conforms with the gender that corresponds to their biological sex. Meaning they are comfortable being the gender they were given at…show more content…
But how are we to do that when we are denied education for our gender? But, aside from being denied education, if you are not allowed to be yourself it causes emotional and psychological damage as the article states; “He was going last year as Brian,” said Angela Peters, Rachel’s mother, adding that her child developed stress-related seizures, depression, and panic attacks. “How can I send her back as Rachel? And I am not sending her back as Brian because the depression will start again.” (Par. 4 Gorga & Park). This child was so broken mentally and physically worn out as stated; “she would get off the bus and just cry,” peters said. “The she would go to sleep for 17 or 20 hours and refuse to go back there.” (Par. 4 Gorga & Park) The fact that she was so rejected for her gender is revolting. Moving on, to gender roles in education as Sadker once said “ sitting in the same classroom, reading the same textbook, listening to the same teacher, boys and girls receive very different educations.”(1994). People who Identify as female have been treated differently sense day one, as state din the article; “Teachers socialize girls towards feminine ideal. Girls are praised for being neat, quite, and calm, whereas boys are encouraged to think independently,
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