Discovery of New Species

Remember how boys and girls used to separate at each ends of the dance floor? That was the time when everyone was tentative of the first dance experience and was uncomfortable with the existence of the opposite sex. At the ends of the stretched out dance floor were two clearly separated groups of boys and … Read more

The gender-appropriateness

A second dimension of the argument is identified in this study, in that Kolbe and Muehling refer to research by Bandura, Eisenstock and Barkley et al. (1977). These established studies indicated that the gender-appropriateness of the observed behaviour is the most critical dimension in predicting how children respond to the role-portrayals presented to them. The … Read more

Buffy, The Vampire Slayer: A Gender Discussion

The answer to that is not so simple. Gender is what culture makes out of the raw material of biological sex, (Unger and Crawford, 1995). Also, there is a difference between what is gender identity and what is a gender role; a difference which seems to be even more difficult to differentiate between than the … Read more

Gender and Sexuality in Arab and Western Society

Gender & sexuality is an important issue that differs from one country to another, two regions that are very distinct and general are the Arab world and the Western World. Both these regions are heavily populated and both these areas have totally different views concerning gender & sexuality. The Western view towards sexuality is normally … Read more

Genderless Society, an Illusion or Reality

According to dictionary. com, gender is defined as “the condition of being female or male. ” Gender and Sexuality conjure up images of the male and female and the roles that each sex is supposed to fulfill. Of the two forces (Biology and Environment) influencing human development, especially gender, environment is more influential. Environment is … Read more

Gender Inequities

The material on Gender Inequities that I found is a web page that discusses strategies to reduce or eliminate gender inequities in Science. It is basically a list of tactics discussing techniques on how to help girls overcome their anxieties in science. This web page came from the NCREL Internet site which stands for North … Read more

Abortion Based on Gender in Different Cultures

A study done in 2008 suggested gender-based abortion is being practiced in the united States; the report was published in the journal of the National Academy of Sciences. Laws against gender-based abortions exist In only four states, Arizona, Illinois, Oklahoma and Pennsylvania. Florida Is currently considering such legislation. Arizona is the only state that has … Read more