The Sociology of Women: A Study

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Sociology of Women Table of Contents 13 Myths and Misconceptions about Trans Women 3 Abortion is every woman's right 4 Women with Disabilities: The Double Discrimination 5 Sex Segregation in the Workplace 6 The Fourth Wave of Feminism- Psychoanalytic Perspectives Introductory Remarks 7 The Social Construction of Sexuality 8 Masculinity as Homophobia Fear, Shame, and Silence in the Construction of Gender Identity 9 Homophobia as a Weapon of Sexism 10 Before Spring Break, the Anorexic Challenge 11 Oppression - Marilyn Frye 12 Personal Voices: Facing Up to Race 13 Income Gap between Men and Women 14 Brass Shackles and Chinese Foot Binding 15 If Men Could Menstruate 16 Barbie Girls v The Sea monsters 17 Rape Culture in the U.S. Military 18 Touch Me, Touch Me Not - Gender, Caste, and the Indian Women's Movement 19 Night to His Day: The Social Construction of Gender 20 Saudi Rape Case Spurs Calls for Reform 21 13 Myths and Misconceptions about Trans Women Trans woman is a transgender person with a female gender identity. Several myths and misconceptions are associated with Trans women. It is commonly believed that penis is cut off but this is a false perception. Inversion method is used to convert penis to female genital organs. Another myth about Trans women is that they are appropriating the female body, but appropriation refers to co-opting someone else's individuality, trans women do not do that, it just expresses its own
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