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Sex/Gender

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  • YS Sex/Gender 70

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    The biologically determined (or surgically adopted) sex of individuals which may be the foundation for commonalities among people of the same gender as a result of similar experiences, concerns or expectations. "Sex" refers to the biological and physiological characteristics that define men and women. "Gender" refers to the socially constructed roles, behaviors, activities and attributes that a given society considers appropriate for men and women. "Male" and "female" are sex categories, while "masculine" and "feminine" are gender categories.

  • YS-2000 Females 37

    Individuals who have needs and interests in common as a result of similar experiences, concerns or expectations as females.

  • YS-5000 Males 17

    Individuals who have needs and interests in common as a result of similar experiences, concerns or expectations as males.

  • YS-8500 Transgender Individuals 22

    An umbrella term for people whose gender identity is not in harmony with their birth assignment, or who experience their gender identity as radically different from what is expected of a "man" or "woman". It includes but is not limited to people who identify as transgender, trans woman, trans man, transsexual, gender non-conforming, gender variant, gender queer or pangender. Many communities live under this umbrella but there is no single or universal experience of what it means to be trans (a word used interchangeably with "transgender").