Genetically assigned after birth, external genital appearance (defined by perineum)
—> often assumed to be internal status as well (by society)
—> one sex used to simplifying social interactions
Personal conception of oneself
Phsychological parameter, what you identify yourself with
—> defined by cerebrum
Related to the concept of gender role.
Outward manifestations of personality, refelcting gender identity
—manifested within society by observable factors (behaviour, appereance)
a product of society’s pressure to fit into a certain pattern.
Self-identified, as a combination of inherent and extrinsic or environmental factors
—> what you consider yourself to be
typical male adjectives
aggressive, arrogant, stubborn, unreliable, thoughtless, manly
serious, dominant, though, handsome, straight-forward, strong, brave, self-confident, sporty, independent, charming, courageous, ambitious, rational, athletic, dedicated