Questions tagged [gender]

For questions about the social identification of individuals toward masculinity, femininity or else.

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Country where men are better looking then women [closed]

For storytelling purposes I need an plausible explanation why men are considered more beautiful than women in a country in the world I am building. So far in every country I have visited in my life ...
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What could cause a serious social gender divide in a dystopian society? [closed]

For details: Gender, not sex. As in the socially constructed binary, not genitals I need something that will create a divide to essentially drive the youth of a gender to want to secede from society (...
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What would the world be like if humanity always valued gender equality? [closed]

Prehistoric folk were pretty keen on gender equality - after all, women could pick fruit just as well as men. Even in the palaeolithic, they worshipped a mother goddess. It is only later, during ...
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What Would Be Needed To Produce Human Hermaphrodites?

What kind of mutations would be necessary to cause humans to start producing fertile hermaphrodites?
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How would world with no gender/race differentiation change? [closed]

In a near-future an underground group of a very talented scientists was born. Since our world was on a brink of total collapse due to climate changes, resource shortages, general stupidity of world ...
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what incentives would there be to have a boy in a culture that favours girls? [closed]

In this country, Matrilineal inheritance of titles and property are the norm. Magic in this world allows an individual to determine the sex of their child while it is still developing. There are a ...
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How Could I accommodate Gender Fluid Players In My Game [closed]

I'm world building for a fantasy MMORPG and I really want to have a safe and acceptable environment for all possible players. Of course I am going to be realistic and have prejudice in game, it wouldn'...
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How would a huge sexual dimorphism and a short male lifetime of sapient celaphopods affect their society? [closed]

Related to the question: How could a climate-protection organization breed sapient, tool-developing cooperating Cephalopoda? After breeding several lines of the Larger Pacific Striped Octopus (...
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How, if at all, would gender dynamics change if women became just as strong as men? [closed]

I'm doing a story about a modern-day world where everyone over the age of 13 has supernatural powers. An unknown entity suddenly granted humanity this ability out of nowhere and without warning or ...
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How can genetic enchancements allow male and female sports leagues to intertwine with each other?

The human race is divided into two variants: male and female. The former is generally more dominant physically due to its size, making them bigger, stronger, and faster. They are predisposed to being ...
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Ratio of LGBTQ Individuals? [closed]

I had an idea involving a society where LGBTQ individuals are more accepted than in our own world, but I need advice on the population ratios. I heard somewhere that somewhere around 90% of people ...
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Is simultaneous hermaphrodite species stable?

I'm writing a story set in the after the end world scenario. The very few humans who survived the apocalypse in the facilities deep underground, decided that human race is too self-destructive and ...
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Genderless androids

In a society made up of androids that had been created by humans that can only propagate through manufacture what would be a good reason for gender existing that is not sentimental? Judging from the ...
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What effect would magic have on the gender roles of a medieval world? [closed]

If magic follows the following rules, what would the effect be on the gender roles of a medieval (1200-1300) civilization? All magic requires runes and a verbal activation (saying 'magic words' that ...
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Evolutionary advantage of a sex ratio skewed towards the female end in humanoids? [closed]

I had an idea for a humanoid species that has a significant number more female births than male births, how would this trait have provided enough of an advantage to allow the species to survive to ...
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Human reaction to this type of reproduction [closed]

So humans and these aliens will be interacting in this story and reproduction will be one of the clashing differences they have, so my question is how would western human society react to this form of ...
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All male politicians dead [closed]

All the male politicians have died in their sleep within a 24 hour period. Assuming no male will enter politics again, what will be the implications of this in different countries around the world ...
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How to differentiate, male and female names of an alien? [closed]

I am working on a story. I just want to know, is there any easy way to make readers differentiate male and female (alien) characters by reading their names. According to my story those aliens are ...