gender

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Culturally and socially constructed difference between men and women (as indicated by terms such as 'gender affairs' and 'gender politics') that varies from place to place and time to time. In comparison, 'sex' denotes biologically determined, thus unchangeable, difference between them.

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While John was a boy it is thought that perhaps he has the wrong gender: he prefers to wear dresses and really likes the color pink.
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The company tries to not consider gender when hiring so that they are not accused of discriminating against any potential employees.
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Gender inequality is a real problem in some workplaces; studies have shown that women doing the same job as men are often paid far less.
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