My gender identity video

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My gender identity video

  1. 1. My Gender Identity Video
  2. 2. gender identity: the totality of physical andbehavioral traits that aredesignated by a culture asmasculine or feminine (Merriam-Webster)
  3. 3. If you think about it, nearly everything we say or do is gendered.
  4. 4. Who am I?
  5. 5. Am I…
  6. 6. A female + a student + middle class + white + notreligious + heterosexual + a traveler + an employee+ a twin + a Nebraskan + an American + a reader + a daughter + a friend + reserved + 5’7” tall + giving + dislikes dresses + dislikes makeup +favorite color is blue + a cat lover + trustworthy + a hard worker + a TOMS wearer + believe in equal rights + self-conscious + a questioner + wears glasses + wants to make a difference + me.
  7. 7. Not exactly…
  8. 8. How about…
  9. 9. A female x a student x middle class x white x notreligious x heterosexual x a traveler x an employeex a twin x a Nebraskan x an American x a reader xa daughter x a friend x reserved x 5’7” tall x givingx dislikes dresses x dislikes makeup x favorite coloris blue x a cat lover x trustworthy x a hard worker x a TOMS wearer x believe in equal rights x self-conscious x a questioner x wears glasses x wants to make a difference x me.
  10. 10. See the difference?
  11. 11. My identity is more than just the sum of its parts.
  12. 12. A female x a student x middle class x white x notreligious x heterosexual x a traveler x an employeex a twin x a Nebraskan x an American x a reader xa daughter x a friend x reserved x 5’7” tall x givingx dislikes dresses x dislikes makeup x favorite coloris blue x a cat lover x trustworthy x a hard worker x a TOMS wearer x believe in equal rights x self-conscious x a questioner x wears glasses x wants to make a difference x me.
  13. 13. If you start to remove pieces of my identity, the rest does not remain the same.
  14. 14. A cake without the eggs, is no longer a cake.
  15. 15. Just because I am a female, and my parents dressed me in pink when I was born,
  16. 16. DOESN’T mean that I have tolike pink, or dresses, or makeup, or high heels, or gossip, or getting my nails or hair done, or whatever it is that girls are “supposed” to do.
  17. 17. I am doing business in a “man’s world.”
  18. 18. I can explore new places,
  19. 19. Climb mountains (literally),
  20. 20. and make my life whatever I want it to be.
  21. 21. Our gender identity is shaped byand largely defines how we are perceived by society.
  22. 22. I am…
  23. 23. A female x a student x middle class x white x notreligious x heterosexual x a traveler x an employee x a twin x a Nebraskan x an American x a reader x adaughter x a friend x reserved x 5’7” tall x giving xdislikes dresses x dislikes makeup x favorite color isblue x a cat lover x trustworthy x a hard worker x a TOMS wearer x believe in equal rights x self-conscious x a questioner x wears glasses x wants to make a difference x me.
  24. 24. How do you know me?
  25. 25. I am who I am.
  26. 26. I just ask that you please not judge me too quickly, before you get to know the real me.

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