Gender, sex and genitals

Portuguese translation: gênero, sexo e genitais (ou genitália)

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English term or phrase:Gender, sex and genitals
Portuguese translation:gênero, sexo e genitais (ou genitália)
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23:33 Sep 8, 2011
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Medical - Medical (general)
English term or phrase: Gender, sex and genitals
Gender, sex and genitals
A now classic division is that between "sex" and "gender",7'8 where "sex" designates the biological properties that lead us to classify people as either male or female, while the term "gender" refers to social and cultural constructions of femininity and masculinity.
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gender, sex and genitals
gênero, sexo e genitais (ou genitália)


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agree  silvia367325
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agree  Filippe Vasconcellos de Freitas Guimarães: Claro!
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agree  Claudio Mazotti
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agree  Katarina Peters
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agree  transl8_2: usaria "genitália". beatriz souza
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agree  Paula Borges
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agree  Teresa Borges
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agree  MariaFilomena: concordo com Transl8_2: genitália
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agree  felidaevampire: :)
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agree  Mariana Moreira
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agree  xxxLeonor Abeca: Em PT-Pt, e dependendo do contexto, diria genitalidade, na medida em que sexo inclui genitalidade, mas não exclusivamente
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