Gender Identity

Is it a boy or a girl? This is the question that many eager parents are eager to hear the answer too. The question they are really asking is what is your gender identity?
Well, for the most part most of us know rather we are a boy or a girl from an early age. The age we learned what sex we are is 18 months and by 36 months we fully understand, what sex we are.   Merely knowing your sex, is knowing your gender identity. One gender identity directly corresponds to their chromosomal sex. Although, gender is direct correspondent to chromosomal sex, it is not determined that one's gender is biologically determined. One's gender is, consistent, with one's anatomic sex. Our anatomy is what determines our anatomic sex. Gender takes anatomy, mixed with one's psychological, culture, and tradition. One's sexual differentiation is the process which males and females develop distinct reproduction anatomy. The sex of a child is due to the combining of the chromosomes, XX chromosomes are women, and while XY chromosomes are male.
Once your assigned, a gender at birth, there are certain roles and stereotypes that come along with that gender. A stereotype is a fixed idea about a group of people. While a gender role is complex cluster of expectation for female and male behaviors. When a woman is stereotypes, some of the traits that they are given are gentleness, dependency, kindness, helpfulness, and patience. Some stereotypic role that men are assume to be are protective, tough, and mannerly. Although, this may seem like the ideal man or woman, time have changes and so have the roles of the man and the woman. Woman roles have changed the most, there are numerous families who have a driven, head-of-the-household, women who is in charge and very protective because she is the sole provider. One very negative effect of stereotyping is sexism, which is prejudgment of a person based solely on their sex. For instance, women shouldn't be president, or differentiating what is for men to...