Gender standards and expectations on sexual deviations in the gender culture of Ukraine

  • I. O. Svyatnenko Classical private university
Keywords: gender standarts, gender expectations, sexual deviation, gender ideology, gender moral gender racism, gender stereotypes, homophobia, gender power, gender rules, gender deviation


This article is devoted to the definition of the value structures of gender culture in aspects of gender stereotypes regarding the application of moral-pedagogical and legal sanctions in the manifestations of deviant behavior on the basis of the ideology of matriarchal racism (mysandry) and typical problems arising from its availability.The writings of the authors form the theoretical basis for the author’s theory, which consists essentially of the following key provisions set forth in the article:1) latent gender racism in Ukrainian gender culture is an ideology of double standards, which involves parallel promotion and prohibition in the area of sexual norms and deviations for men and women;2) Gender stereotypes refer to the assessment of male sexual behavior as subject to enhanced moral, legal and pedagogical control over women’s sexual behavior;3) the cultivation of homophobia is an instrument of gender power that allows women to manipulate men by imposing a number of prohibitions on public male homoeopathy in encouraging women’s similar behavior;4) stigmatization of homeroticism allows it to be used as a tool of social control, including the system of political security, in which the family acts as a grass root. As a result of the study, the author concludes that the study of the ideology and morality of latent gender racism in the gender culture of Ukraine has allowed to dismiss most of the assumptions about egalitarian peculiarities of gender positioning for male and female respondents. At the same time, the regime of privilege, available to the Ukrainian gender culture, makes it possible to define gender scenarios as matriarchal-racist and those that are agreed upon by both men and women. The consensual nature of such a situation proves not only the tacit consent of most with the guidelines of gender racism, but also the lack of understanding of the policy of gender equality of the western type. Such misunderstanding minimizes the chances of establishing an egalitarian gender culture and contributes to further deepening both gender inequality and the resulting gender conflict of Ukrainian society with all its implications.


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How to Cite
Svyatnenko, I. O. (2019). Gender standards and expectations on sexual deviations in the gender culture of Ukraine. Scientific and Theoretical Almanac Grani, 22(1), 102-109.