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Intersexuality sociology

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This page is a resource explaining general sociological concepts of sex and gender. In sociology, we make a distinction between Intersexuality sociology and gender. Sex are the biological traits that societies use to assign people into the category of either male or female, whether it be through a focus on chromosomes, genitalia or some other physical ascription. When people talk about the differences between men and women they are often drawing on sex — on rigid ideas of biology — rather than gender, which is an understanding of how society shapes our understanding of those biological Intersexuality sociology.