This essay seeks to describe the gender roles and its significance in the society.
Gender identity, is the experiencing of one’s gender by an individual.
For instance, women and girls are expected to be wearing dress, speaking politely, nurturing, and accommodating while men and boys are expected to be wearing trousers, to be bold, strong, and aggressive.
However these gender roles can be varying in every society, culture, and ethnic groups, and can also be varying from group to group.
John Money was suggesting children might be having awareness of, and attaching some impact to gender from the beginning of eighteen months to two years.
A gender role is a collection of societal norms that dictates the types of behaviors which are normally considered desirable, appropriate, or acceptable basing people on their actual or perceiving sexuality or sex.
In most communities, there is a ground breakup between gender features assigned to females and males, a gender binary to which most individuals are adhering and which is including expectations of femininity and masculinity in all aspect of gender and sex: gender expression, gender identity, and biological sex.
In all communities, some people are not identifying with some or all details of gender that is assigned to their biological sex.
The United States’ Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was starting to use gender instead of sex in the year 1993 (Mazure & Jones, 2015).
Gender identity is referring to individual identifying with certain gender and gender roles in the society.