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Is anatomy destiny?
TEDx - Feminist Alice Dreger poses the question about why particular anatomy conforms with particular identity. She discusses how nature doesn't draw the line between stable, and simple categories such as anatomy and gender identity; we draw the line on nature. This video discusses the anatomical concept of gender binary and the power of nature to tell us who we are, and presents us with the challenge of finding an anatomical commonality vs anatomical difference.
Does Stripping Gender From Toys Really Make Sense? - NYTimes.com "At issue, then, is not nature or nurture but how nurture becomes nature: the environment in which children play and grow can encourage a range of aptitudes or foreclose them." Does gender impact a child's toy choice, or do the toy choices impact the child's gender choices?
genderbread-person... The genderbread person helps to identify some common gender binary terminology and shows that identity, orientation and expression are all on a continuum and are not as black and white as society protrays them to be. Be sure to follow the link on this page to the original article for more indepth explanations! A great read!
“We’re Only Protecting Them From Themselves” - Sociological Images
This brief article discusses how gender binary places expectations on not only women with their stereotypes, but men as well. Many people assume that women have more gender role expectations placed on them, but this article shows a short video depicting the societal constraints placed on men.