Ideas and perceptions of gender and sexuality are strongly dependent on cultural factors and influences. Define gender and sexuality. What is the difference between the two? Describe the influences of culture on these aspects of human development.
In addition, examine how stereotypes and other cultural factors influence our perception of acceptable expressions of gender and sexuality. Give examples illustrating how a particular expression of gender or sexuality may be acceptable in one culture and unacceptable in another. Predict how the expression or repression of a personâ€™s gender and/or sexuality may influence the personâ€™s interpersonal development.