The GenderBread: Understanding the Basics of SOGIE
- one’s a personal conception of one’s own gender.
- refers to how a person thinks about oneself.
- e.g.transman, ciswoman, genderqueer, etc.
- one’s pattern of emotional, romantic, and sexual attraction to other people.
- e.g. homosexual, bisexual, heterosexual, etc.
- ways of presenting one’s gender identity through appearance, style, or behavior.
- e.g. feminine, masculine, androgynous
- the chromosomal, hormonal, and anatomical characteristics used in classifying a person.
- e.q. male, female, intersex
Types of Sexual Orientation
Asexual – an individual who does not have sexual feelings or desires.
Bisexual – individuals whose sexual and/or romantic attractions are not limited to one sex and/or gender.
Heterosexual – an individual mainly sexually attracted to members of different gender identities.
Homosexual – an individual mainly sexually attracted to members of the same gender identity.
Pansexual – an individual whose sexual attraction is not affected by another’s sex/gender/identity.
Types of Gender Identity
can be translated as “without gender” or “genderless”, but does not necessarily mean a lack of gender identity.
an individual whose gender identity aligns with a combination of the social constructs of masculine and feminine gender expression.
an individual whose assigned sex matches their identity.
a gender variant individual whose gender identity is neither male nor female is between or beyond genders or is a combination of genders.
an identity label for individuals whose gender identity, gender expression, or behavior does not conform to the constructs associated with the sex to which they were assigned at birth.
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