Complete 5 pages APA formatted article: Social Construction of Gender and Discrimination against LGBT People in America Society. The feminist groups changed their tactical approach as a means of ensuring they voice their concerns. The social hierarchy places the males at the top while deeming the females as inferior. According to Mendes (2011 p 554), the male dominancy is changing as society has evolved and is ready to accommodate all the genders as equals. For instance, Mendes states the “equal pay and sex Discrimination act” of 1975 in Britain as evidence of equal opportunities (554).
The society classifies gender differently with others using the male-female classification while others embracing a third gender. Samoans among the Fa’afaine is an accepted third gender whose role among the gender was more typically interchangeable. The other communities that recognized the third gender include the Indians who refer t them as Hijra and finally the Kotoi among Thailand’s natives. The decades have seen the LGBT undergo a series of both modern and historical injustices. The unequal nature of the gender has been attributed to the social recognition of the Heterosexism. They range from their quest for citizenship in given states and their right to associate. The previous laws of the federal state ignored the existence of LGBT with even the police plying part in the intimidations and injustices. The modern injustices are performed by parents form transgendered persons as it is their duty to announce the gender of their children (Kessler, 1990 pp 4). The society uses the colonialism nature to reduce the dominance f the third party. The society creates the moral aspect which it considers the male and female genders to be the only acceptable gender. The stigma that surrounds the notion is what creates the injustice nature of society in general.