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Descriptor English:   Gender Identity 
Descriptor Spanish:   Identidad de Género 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Identidade de Gênero 
Synonyms English:   Gender
Gender Identities
Gender Role
Gender Roles
Identity, Gender
Man's Role
Men's Role
Role, Man's
Role, Men's
Role, Sex
Role, Woman's
Role, Women's
Roles, Gender
Roles, Men's
Roles, Sex
Roles, Woman's
Roles, Women's
Sex Role
Sex Roles
Woman's Role
Woman's Roles
Women's Role
Women's Roles  
Tree Number:   F01.393.446.250
F01.752.747.385.200
F01.752.747.722.200
F02.739.794.793.200
SP3.001.005.070.010.020.020
SP4.011.127.413.634
Definition English:   A person's concept of self as being male and masculine or female and feminine, or ambivalent, based in part on physical characteristics, parental responses, and psychological and social pressures. It is the internal experience of gender role. 
Indexing Annotation English:   psychological; do not confuse with SEX CHARACTERISTICS (physiological); do not confuse with SEXUAL ORIENTATION see SEX BEHAVIOR: gender identity is knowing that one is male or female; sexual orientation is preferring heterosexual or homosexual behavior
See Related English:   Transgender Persons
 
History Note English:   1991(1975); for GENDER use SEX 1991-2003 
Record Number:   5924 
Unique Identifier:   D005783 

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