Sex and Gender are Different: Sexual Identity and Gender Identity are Different

@article{Diamond2002SexAG,
  title={Sex and Gender are Different: Sexual Identity and Gender Identity are Different},
  author={Milton Diamond},
  journal={Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry},
  year={2002},
  volume={7},
  pages={320 - 334}
}
  • M. Diamond
  • Published 1 July 2002
  • Sociology, Psychology
  • Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry
This article attempts to enhance understanding and communication about different sexual issues. It starts by offering definitions to common terms such as sex, gender, gender identity and sexual identity. Alternate ways to discuss one’s sexual attractions are also presented. Terms are defined or redefined and examples given of their preferred use in different clinical situations, including those associated with children. Adherence to the usage advocated here is proposed as helpful in theory… 

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