Gender symbol represents biological sex or a sociological gender. Originally these symbols came from the planets - Venus for female and Mars for male. Female symbol The Venus symbol Depicts the hand mirror or distaff of the Roman goddess of love. Alchemical symbol for copper.
The Mars symbol depicts the shield and spear of the Roman god of war. Alchemical symbol for iron. There are versions of symbols the male and female gender combined, which represent pride for a variety of sexual orientations. For instance, a figure with two linked male symbols represents gay men, a character with the wearer’s gender placed between a male and a female symbol represents bisexuality.