Topic 1 Define “gender” and differentiate it from “sex”

What is gender? 

Gender refers to the social norms and characteristics  that describe a man or a woman. The term gender is used to describe  social or psychological situations. (Jayde Pryzgoda and Joan C. Chrisle,2000)

What is sex?

The term sex is used to complete biologically cued sentences. Sex defines characteristics that determines, if someone is biological female or male. (Bn Torgrimson, CT Minson)