The article scanned here describes the case of Daphne Went as well as other case studies related to gender – I have done this in response to an enquiry about the Daphne Went case. Those of you studying gender may be interested in a recent case of gender and sport – the issue of gender is […]
Students are always asking about this topic. They write to me ‘Would a question specify biosocial explanations or just be on gender dysphoria?’ It’s better to prepare for the former question because that essay would do in either circumstance.
Those of you studying the AQA A specification have to study biosocial explanations of gender. In order to answer an exam question on this topic it is creditworthy to simply describe and evaluate biological and psycho/social/cultural factors in the development of gender – as long as the interaction between these factors is emphasised. The question […]
Think for a minute about the forms you fill in. You are asked to give your name and then, the second most common question is about your gender – are you male or female? This seemingly innocuous question overlooks the fact that some people do not have a clear sense of being male or female. […]