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This essay will discuss about gender and sexuality with a reference to a movie named Boys Dont Cry First it will have a discussion about the definition of gender and sexuality Secondly it will discuss the film Boys Dont cry The last one will give explanation the connection between gender and sexuality in Boys Dont Cry Gender simply means a class between masculine and feminine while sexuality means the capacity for sexual feelings According to cavallaro the beginning of the term gender into the vocabularies of critical and cultural theory has been motivated primarily by the necessity of surpassing reductionist accounts of feminity and masculinity as coterminous with an individuals biological sex and of stressing their socio-political determination 2001 However accordinf to the Cambridge Dictionary online the terms gender can be defined as a subclass within a grammatical class as noun pronoun adjective or verb of a language that is partly arbitrary but also partly based on distinguishable characteristics as shape social rank manner of existence or sex and that determines agreement with and selection of other words or grammatical forms Sexuality however can be defined as the ability to experience or express sexual feelings This essay uses a movie named Boys Dont Cry for its reference Furthermore according to Weaving it is inevitable that men has become leaders and gain positions of power and authority in our society due to the nature stronger and more aggressive responsible and more objective while on the other hand women is argued by nature weaker and more expressive emotional caring dependent and subjective and tied to the family by their reproductive and lactating capacity 1996 Nowadays the position of male and female can be said one and the same place rather than in the past At some stage in the past male have the power to be in charge of female for example in china where all female are kept home to
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