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Gender is, Gender is not by snoogan2dope Gender is, Gender is not by snoogan2dope
What I felt was a more fitting version of a "Gender is...Gender is not" poster I came across online. [link] (No fullsize version available, but you can buy them. I'm yeah. Thusly, this!)

Feel free to print, use, whatever you'd like, spread them everywhere!

NOTE: Thanks for all the faves & feedback, guys! I can't really keep up with it, but I know you're there!

This deviation is open to suggestion for change! Want something added?
Taken off? Is something offensive? I'll be glad to fix it for you - or make a more fitting version.

EDIT: Fixed "JUST male or female" AND placement of "sexual orientation" Thanks everyone!

I might start doing more things like this...seen as it's the only one of my deviations that has gotten any response.
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CptMaximum9001 Dec 6, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
mtsofan Nov 3, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Nice job.  Very counter-cultural, but real.
Queenstormwolf15 Oct 2, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
well gender it self is indeed determined by your chromosomes but gender IDENTITY is not
What's the difference? I'm honestly Asking 'A' what Is a gender identity? I hear bout if a lot recently but I don't quite understand
gender is wether you have an x or y chromosome 
gender identity is which gender your brain associates you wish 

there is actually a chemical released in the womb that gives you your gender identity and sometimes something (i honestly don't know what) and the baby doesn't get that chemical that tells you "you are a girl" or "you are a boy" so they think the opposite and as they grow they think "im SUPPOSED to be a different gender and I'm not" and so on but because they really don't like their gender they will often flip it from "my gender identity is" to "my gender is" it just bugs me sorry i needed to get my point across =P   
Gender is how  a person identifies.
Sex is chromosomes.
gender identity is how a person identifies but true gender is x or y chromosome 
XX or XY is sex, how a person identifies is gender identity, and how a person sees themself is sex.
Fungus-Face Jul 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is how I see it:
(Biological) Sex = Your chromosomes/genitals
Gender (Identity) = What you identify as.

Also you explained gender identity very poorly. It isn't because a person "doesn't like" their sex/assigned gender, and it isn't that they "think" they're the opposite gender. It isn't a matter of liking or not liking, or a matter of /thinking/ something is wrong. It is a matter of /knowing/ somethings is wrong, and genuinely being something society tells you, you are not. Perhaps you should do some actual research before you try explaining things to other people. You make it sound like an individual just decides one day "Oh, I want to be a girl today.". Which is in no way the truth.

Though I must admit you did get part of it right. Which gender you perceive yourself as does come about during uteri-development as far as I am aware. 
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