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Hot Topics: Gender

Though the terms sex and gender are often been used interchangeably, it is important to know the differences, as our understanding of gender becomes more speciifc and encompasses more than the two biological sexes. In general, gender refers more to the ro

Overview of Gender

Gender Identity - Slide Show

Self-Reported Masculinity among US Men and Femininity among US Women, by Age and Race and Ethnicity, 2016

Source: Self-Reported Masculinity among US Men and Femininity among US Women, by Age and Race/Ethnicity, 2016" Gale Opposing Viewpoints Online Collection, Gale,

Self Reported Feminity among US Women

Self-Reported Masculinity among US Men and Femininity among US Women, by Age and Race and Ethnicity, 2016

Source: Self-Reported Masculinity among US Men and Femininity among US Women, by Age and Race/Ethnicity, 2016" Gale Opposing Viewpoints Online Collection, Gale,

Self-Reported Masculinity among U.S. Men

Perceived Importance of Being Seen by Others as Masculine or Feminine - Women

Source:  Kim Parker, Juliana Menasce Horowitz, and Renee Stepler. “On Gender Differences, No Consensus on Nature vs. Nurture.” Pew Research Center, December 5, 2017. http://www.pewsocialtrends.org/2017/12/05/on-gender-differences-no-consensus-on-nature-vs-nurture/

Gender Identity Perceived Importance

Perceived Importance of Being Seen by Others as Masculine or Feminine - Men

Source: Kim Parker, Juliana Menasce Horowitz, and Renee Stepler. “On Gender Differences, No Consensus on Nature vs. Nurture.” Pew Research Center, December 5, 2017. http://www.pewsocialtrends.org/2017/12/05/on-gender-differences-no-consensus-on-nature-vs-nurture/

Gender Perceived Importance - Men

Views on Trangender People

Source:Based on data from the Pew Research Center. Graphic by Tribune News Service

Pew Gender Survey