Identity

hegemony
hɪˈdʒɛməni,hɪˈɡɛməni/: leadership or dominance, especially by one state or social group over others.
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binary
/ˈbʌɪnəri/ relating to, composed of, or involving two things
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Heteronormativity is the belief that people fall into distinct and complementary genders (male and female) with natural roles in life. It assumes that heterosexuality is the only sexual orientation or only norm, and states that sexual and marital relations are most (or only) fitting between people of opposite sexes.
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Above are some Google Definitions on those key words we’ve been looking at during this lecture of ‘the body’. We were looking at gender and how it is the way of identifying people in a systematic way.
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