What is another word for gender?

Pronunciation: [d͡ʒˈɛndə] (IPA)

Gender refers to the socially constructed roles, behaviors, and attributes that are associated with being male or female. However, as societal attitudes and perceptions towards gender continue to evolve, there are now various synonyms that are used to describe the different dimensions of gender. Some of these synonyms include sex, sexuality, orientation, identity, expression, and diversity. While sex refers to the biological differences between male and female, sexuality refers to sexual preferences and orientation. Identity refers to an individual's sense of self and how they identify themselves in terms of gender, while expression refers to the way a person presents themselves to the world. Diversity emphasizes the need to recognize and embrace the range of gender identities and expressions that exist.

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Usage examples for Gender

His head was thinking himself a different gender.
"Corpus of a Siam Mosquito"
Steven Sills
I'm not tall enough to please everyone of the feminine gender.
"The Lamp in the Desert"
Ethel M. Dell
They were all of the masculine gender-all, or nearly all, politicians and conspirators!
"The White Gauntlet"
Mayne Reid

Famous quotes with Gender

  • Class, race, sexuality, gender and all other categories by which we categorize and dismiss each other need to be excavated from the inside.
    Dorothy Allison
  • The one thing that unites all human beings, regardless of age, gender, religion or ethnic background, is that we all believe we are above-average drivers.
    Dave Barry
  • It's definitely part of it, that the men were having fun and doing the interesting things but also, I don't know, I'm just thinking more about gender and how maybe in some way I am more of a boy than a girl.
    Alison Bechdel
  • That's all true, but there was something else going on for me as a kid, something about my gender identity that I haven't figured out yet. And that's one of the things I'm hoping to dissect and investigate in this memoir project.
    Alison Bechdel
  • If there's specific resistance to women making movies, I just choose to ignore that as an obstacle for two reasons: I can't change my gender, and I refuse to stop making movies.
    Kathryn Bigelow

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