Masquerade - This occurs when one wears a gender mask in accord with the demands of one's society or in order to acquire gender attributes.
The Incest Taboo - This type of taboo is thought to be the beginning of gender identification by some theorists.
The Homosexuality Taboo - This type of taboo is thought to help generate gender identification.
The Body - The relationship between this object and social constructs emphasizes not advancing theory that alienates individuals from their bodies.
Drag - This is a way of parodying concrete gender identities.
The Phallus - This item is identified with sex itself.
The Heterosexual Matrix - These are social norms and sexual desire that marginalize women and homosexuals.
Compulsory Heterosexuality - This occurs in cultures where homosexuality is forbidden and intersexed persons are ignored.
Feminist Identity Politics - These are used to advance female interests.
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