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4: How Does Gender Influence Children, Families and Communities?

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  • Learning Objectives

    • Differentiate sex and gender.
    • Describe how gender is a social construct.
    • Explain the development of gender differences.
    • Recognize gender as a socializing agent.
    • Explain sexual orientation.
    • Identify challenges that LGBT families and children may face.

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