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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

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Welcome to the third in a new series of Hot Topics LibGuides - Gender. Gender identity has been in the news for a few years now as it becomes clear that the traditional concepts of masculine and feminine gender differ from the two biological sexes. Today, in addition to male and female, there is another concept of gender referred to as non-binary. This third concept is more ambiguous, has many variations, and does not necessarily conform to a person's biological sex. It has become the source of much debate and controversy. This LibGuide will examine the role of gender in society. Library resources include print and electronic books, journal articles, streaming videos and subscription databases. Each print book title links directly to the record in eCatalog, while each e-book and each article links directly to the full text of the book or article.  Database recommendations link directly to the specific database. Credible websites that cover various aspects of this topic are also recommended. 

Other LibGuides in the series 


Gender Identity in a Nutshell

Gender Mind Map. Click on Map to activate interactive features in Credo Reference. Then click on any of the choices on the map.

Gender Mind Map

Source: Credo Reference

Majorities in Every State Favor Nondiscrimination Protections for LGBT People

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Source: PNRRI 2018 American Values Atlas

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