Gender and Sex Worksheet
Answer the following questions in 50 to 150 words each. Provide citations for all the sources you use
. • What is gender? What is sex in biological terms? Are gender and sex the same thing? Explain why or why not?
• How do gender and sex contribute to the concepts and constructions of masculinity and femininity?
• Do our concepts of gender and sex contribute to the ways we embrace gender and sex in diversity?
• Do our concepts of gender and sex contribute to our understanding of sexual orientation? Explain.
According to FAO, gender is defined as the material and perceptual relations between women and men. Gender can be culturally and socially constructed but it is not biologically determined by neither men’s nor women’s sexual characteristics. This is a society principle that controls reproduction and production, distribution and consumption. Sex is defined as the biological differences in external and internal reproduction organs, hormonal profiles and chromosomes. Gender and sex are different….