Monday, 5 October 2015


Gender Representation


The state of being male or female (typically used with reference to social and cultural differences rather than biological ones). Male and female are seen as sex categories whereas masculine and feminine are seen as gender categories . Overall, term gender refers to what is expected of males and females in terms of how they behave, what activities they participate in and what society deems appropriate for them.

Types of femininity:

  • Weaker, more emotional
  • Nurturing
  • Submissive
  • Fragile
  • Vulnerable

Types of masculinity:

  • Muscular/strong
  • powerful
  • wealthy
  • dominant
  • assertive
  • confident

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