Learning Objectives

3.1 Explain the differences between sex, gender, and sexual orientation.

3.2 Understand the ways that gender impacts all people within their family relationships.

3.3 Apply the theories of gender role development to your own gender development.

3.4 List some of the key biological and environmental factors that affect sex and gender development from the prenatal stage to puberty.

3.5 Understand the diverse ways adults can experience their gender identity and engage in gender-role behaviors.