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Topic: Sex, Gender, and Sexuality

Lesson 5 Discussion

Do you think gender roles are due more to biology or to culture and socialization? Explain your answer.

Please respond substantially to at least two classmate’s discussion posts to receive full credit for your discussion.

READING RESOURCES

Gender, sex, and sexuality https://courses.lumenlearning.com/sociology/chapter/sex-and-sexuality/ (Links to an external site.)

Gender inequality: https://courses.lumenlearning.com/culturalanthropology/chapter/gender-inequality/ (Links to an external site.)

https://courses.lumenlearning.com/alamo-sociology/chapter/reading-gender-identity/ (Links to an external site.)

Gender roles/gender identity: https://courses.lumenlearning.com/cochise-sociology-os/chapter/gender-roles-in-the-u-s/ (Links to an external site.)

Gender stereotypes: https://courses.lumenlearning.com/sociology/chapter/gender/

CrashCourse. (2017, November 6). Gender Stratification: Crash Course Sociology #32 [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yb1_4FPtzrI

Additional readings:

Women: https://www.history.com/topics/womens-history/feminism-womens-history (Links to an external site.)

https://www.history.com/topics/womens-history/womens-history-us-timeline (Links to an external site.)

Same-sex equality: https://www.history.com/topics/gay-rights/the-stonewall-riots (Links to an external site.)

https://www.history.com/topics/gay-rights/gay-marriage

Lesson 6 Assignment

How do gender roles and gender expectations affect opportunity in education or the workplace? How do they affect men and women within the domestic sphere (aka the home)? How do gender roles and gender expectations affect members of the LGBTQIA+ community? What are some ways that these gender stratifications could begin to be remedied?

Please use standard APA format for headings and citations to address the following writing prompt. Your response should be a minimum of two pages, but no more than four pages (unless you have instructor approval).

READING RESOURCES

CrashCourse. (2017, October 30). Sex & Sexuality: Crash Course Sociology #31 [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kqt-_ILgv5c