Popular Culture Affect Gender and Sexuality

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Gender is a sociological factor which is a set of relationships, attributes, roles, beliefs and attitudes of human. On the other hand, sexuality can be referred into two traits. First is Biological; second is Physiological. Biological trait is about the difference of sex organs, the production of estrogen or testosterone. Physiological trait is about the difference of facial features, size of bones, shoulders, muscles, fatty issues. According to American Psychological Association, gender and sexuality impacts and is impacted by cultural, political, legal, and philosophical aspects of life. As popular culture is the culture of today, which is always based on universal activities, it is effortless to alter the mind of human so the concept of…show more content…
There are two new male singer groups published out who are called "Faith" and "BOP". They followed the makeup and outlook from the Korean singer because they think it could catch the attention from the public more easily. Finally, they success. Nevertheless, some people may say girly style of male are already published in Hong Kong in 1990s by the superstar, Leslie Cheung. He always wears dress, makeup with eye lines and red lipstick during his performance. Undeniable, it had appeared in Hong Kong before, but it is only a special case. People are not familiar with this type of style before, but they are interested about it nowadays. Apart from the aspect of music, the mass media also spread the extreme concepts to us which influences our view of gender image in the dramas and books. As people always said that, male and female should be equal that should not have the mind of stereotype. Human have equal right so they can choose what they want to do and what they want to be. In the past, the popular culture always spread the value of men are strong such as the Superman, Spiderman, Batman, Captain America...almost all super heroes are male. They are the dream man in all women' hearts. But nowadays, the dream man in women' hearts are changed. The man who is caring or being a house-husband are more attractive such as in the Korean popular drama "The man comes from star", the main character always take care his lover and he can do housework
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