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Gender And Sexuality
Transcript of Gender And Sexuality
Now Role of Men in Society:
Before Role of Men in Society:
Now Connections to the Video Gender refers to the attitudes, feelings, and behaviors that a given culture associates with a person’s biological sex. Role of Women in Society:
Before -Passive, submissive and timid
- Look after children/youth
- Prepare meals, teach the kids, clean the house
- Rarely found jobs, and when they did, it was a "traditional" job. E.g. nurse, teacher, factory worker
- The ones who were female doctors or lawyers didn't
get much business
- Men wouldn't spend their money on a female doctor or lawyer
-Relied on husband to provide for family -Power of the household
-Hunt for food
- Provide for family
- Recognized if they were:
Brave, dominant, strong, masculine, confident
- Traits that include sensitivity is seen as
weakness - Power of household now varies between man and woman
- Isn't the only one providing for the family
- "Gentlemen" are overpowering the old typical
- May spend time with kids by the means of picking up kids from school or even staying at home with them
- Does chores which was seen as feminine such as laundry and cooking -Ashley was discriminated against because
her actions did not match society's
expectations Suicide is
the Answer Free and Confidential Counseling Get Involved and
Learn More "No matter what you are struggling with, hurting yourself isn't the answer" History -Biological differences between a
man and a woman is the main factor
which places them into different social
roles -Social roles limits and shapes the
behavior of an individual Gender Roles in Society -Lower paychecks - Despite the efforts to combat
discrimination, inequalities still exist
amongst women in terms of pay and
- Women now have more of a voice
-Many industries are female dominant
(Sports, fashion, food)
-Stronger voice in politics
- No longer have to rely on husbands
for a living Beverly Mclachlin Christine Sinclair - Stigmas are applied
- Punishment of being homosexual or not adhering to social norms resulted in:
being burned at the stake
not being given equality
flogging What happened if a person was homosexual or lesbian? Sexuality in other parts of the world... Timeline of LGBT history 2013 600 BC The term Lesbian derives from Sappho the poet 1970s The LGBT community today... Pride parades are held in different parts of the world
Homosexuality is not considered to be as taboo as it once was
Bills are still being passed
The process of the decriminalization of homosexuality is still occurring
GSAs are incorporated in some schools Video Connections: -Ashley was mocked for suggestion a man/women household
-The heterosexual couple's home had graffiti writing all over, "God hates Heteros"
-Ashley was constantly attacked: her head dunked into a toilet while having others surrounding and attacking her How Society Adapted: - Canada became the fourth nation to legalize gay marriages
-Bill C-38: The Civil Marriage Act was introduced in 2005
-Ontario Human Rights Code was enacted in 1962: must provide equal treatment in the areas of services, goods, facilities, accommodation, and employment without discrimination on the bases of:
race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, creed, receipt of public assistance, sex, sexual orientation, age, family status, disability, and record of offences 4th century A law was enforced to condemn those who took part in homosexual activities to be burned alive in front of the public 6th century Homosexuals scapegoated and blamed for natural disasters 13th century Sodomy considered to be a sin, murder being the worst possible deed at the time 1990s 1960s LGBT term is used to refer to the gay community In 1978, the rainbow pride flag makes its appearance Bill C-279 is passed "We Demand" occurs on Parliament Hill 1920-1930s 2005 Bill C-38 In South Asia, Hijras face social discrimination for being themselves
Japanese paintings and asian literature
Two-spirited first nations expressed third genders through clothing
Israel, Tel Aviv: "The gay capital of the Middle East" Sex refers to a person’s biological status and is typically categorized as male, female, or intersex. There are a number of indicators of biological sex, including sex chromosomes, gonads, internal reproductive organs, and external genitalia. What is Sex? Discussion :) 1. What was your initial reaction after watching the video?
2. What stood out from this video compared to other awareness videos?
3. If you were the director of this video would you make any changes? If so what changes and why? Criminal law amendment act 1968-1969 - She was put down for being deviant;
unacceptable to social norms New meaning for gay S.A.F.E. Alternatives for Stopping Self Abuse - 1–800-DONT-CUT (366–8288)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 1–800–273-TALK (8255) Love is Louder
To Write Love on Her Arms
Half of Us Theories Nature vs. Nurture Functionalism Conflict Theory Symbolic Interaction Feminist Sociological Theory Liberal feminism
Multiracial feminism Gender socialization is the process by which men and women learn the expectations associated with their sex. One result of gender socialization is the formation of gender identity, which is one’s definition of oneself as a man or woman Biological makeup (nature)
Social surroundings and the way they are brought up (nurture) Men fill instrumental roles in society
Women fill expressive roles
Socialization into standard roles that is the driving force behind gender inequality. Women are disadvantaged
Power inequalities between women and men are built into the social structure Examines gender stratification on a day-to-day level
Focuses on how gender roles are internalized by males and females. Famous GLB people in History Alexander the Great *Macedonian Ruler, 300 B.C.
Socrate *Greek Philosopher, 400 B.C.
Hadrian *Roman Emperor, 1st-2nd c.
Richard the Lionhearted *English King, 12th c.
Saladin *Sultan of Egypt and Syria Desiderius
Erasmus *Dutch Monk, Philosopher
Virginia Woolf *English author, 20th c.
Pope Julius III *1550-1555 T.E.
Michelangelo *Italian artist, 15th c.
Leonardo Da Vinci *Ital. Artist, scientist, 15th c.
Tchaikovsky *Russian composer, 19th c.
John M. Keynes *English economist, 20th c.
Ludwig Wittgenstein *Australian mathematician, 20th c.
Eleanor Roosevelt *U.S. stateswoman, 20th c.
Julius Caesar *Roman Emperor, 100-44 B.C.
Augustus Caesar *Roman Emperor
Harvey Milk *U.S. politician, 20th c.
Bayard Rustin *U.S. Civil Rights activist, 20th c.
James I *English King, 16th-17th c.
Queen Anne *English Queen, 18th c.
Marie Antoinette *French Empress, 18th c.
Pope Benedict IX *1032-1044 May
Edna Ferber *U.S. author, 20th c.
Elton John *English Rock Star, 20th c.
Roberta Achtenburg *U.S. politician, 20th c.
Barney Frank *U.S. Congressman, 20th c.
Gerry Studds *U.S. Congressman, 20th c.
Tom Dooley *U.S. M.D. missionary, 20th c.
J. Edgar Hoover *U.S. director of the FBI., 20th c.
Candace Gingrich *Gay Rights activist, 20th c.
Ernst Röhm *German Nazi leader, 20th c.
Dag Hammerskjold *Swedish UN Secretary, 209th c.
Aristotle *Greek philosopher, 384-322 B.C.
Paula Gunn Allen *Native American author, 20th c.
Angela Davis *U.S. political activist, 20th c.
June Jordan *U.S. author, activist, 20th c. THANK YOU FOR LISTENING !