Sexuality
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...Sexuality Sexuality is an important topic in sociology and concerns everyone. For this reason, there are a huge number of sources such as legal, peer-reviewed and mainstream media that cover very important topics of sexuality. The term sexuality refers to a number of different elements of an individual. It can cover sexual orientation (homosexuality, bisexuality or heterosexuality) which are often debated due to religious and legal reasons. Additionally, there are many discussions about other elements of sexuality such as asexuality, transgender and sexual attraction....
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...Sexuality When we are born into this world, we do not get to choose our sexual orientation, and during our growth process, we often imagine how different our lives would be, if our sexual orientation was different. This does not stop us from living our lives, and nature plays its role when we are attracted to members of the opposite sex. In the United States, the topic of sex has been a hot topic, with many sociological theories coming into play. Sexuality has been defined as “physical attraction to another human being, generally involving the mentality of physical awareness” (Macionis 166). Sexuality is...
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...Sexuality and Intimacy, and their influences Introduction Over time, research has proven that sexuality, and intimacy orlove, and the way they are expressed vary from society to society, particularly because, they are neither products of biology, nor of culture exclusively, but somewhat the products of the intricate relationship between the two, and the natural social environment, or ecology. In this paper, I will explain ways in which biology, culture, and ecology influence various aspects of Aka and Ngandu sexuality and intimacy according to Hewlett and Hewlett, and highlight acceptance of homosexuality in the North American...
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...Sexuality Sexuality refers to the way a person expresses himself or herself as a sexual being. It encompasses the sexual orientations and describes the importance of sexual expression in a person’s life. Surveys on sexual behaviour have revealed that humans have a large variety of sexual expressions depending on their background, social status, religious beliefs etc. Sexuality can be defined as, “the ways in which people experience and express themselves as sexual beings. This would include their perception of themselves as male or female...
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...SEXUALITY Sexuality Sexuality Introduction A growing body of research works with issues of language and gender and/or sexuality in the field of education (e.g., Linne, 2003; Filax, 2002). These, and other research findings from Western cultural contexts, suggest that queer teachers and students i.e., teachers and students with a non-normative sexuality, often experience high levels of stigmatization, which has negative repercussions in their professional and scholarly lives. Experiences of discrimination and of stigmatization have negative repercussions in teachers' working lives, and they lower the quality of students' educational experience. Therefore, it is important to gain some... ?Running Head:...
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...sexuality around the world. This has enhanced the social and cultural uniformity regarding the roles and characteristics of gender. Over the years, advertising has become increasingly discriminatory and has spread imposed perceptions of people in general and women in particular. According to the findings of a UK based research, about 66.66 per cent of women were found to be of the opinion that advertisers make immense use of sex for the marketing of their products (Onyejekwe). Particularly, advertisement through billboards was considered by the research... ? 22 March Advertisement Advancement in technology and globalization has conventionally had a great impact on the understanding and treatment of...
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...sexual activity and even bear children. Is sex just a personal choice or are there several factors influencing sexual behaviour Based on four newspaper articles,: "Sex and the betrayal of our young " by Tim Luckhurst published on 15 May 2006 in the Daily Mail, "Robbed of childhood in too much to soon world " published on 17 May 2006 in the Aberdeen Press Journal, "What teens really think about sex... Sex is a of great curiosity for most children and young adults. Despite changing attitudes towards sex and immense focus of sex education in schools, studies have shown that there is an alarming rate of ignorance about the subject among young people. Children barely 11 years of age are engaged in sexual...
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...sexual abuse” with regards to a situation she witnessed, the preceding analysis will engage the reader with an understanding of what an appropriate response to this teacher might be, contingent upon the details that she has thus far provided, a discussion of her question concerning the sexual orientation of the boys, and whether the behavior that was observed is in and of itself indicative of sexual abuse. Naturally, none of these issues can be answered with absolute certainty; however, the role of the counselor is to weigh the information that has been... ? Section/# With regards to the concerned teacher that has approached the school counselor with concerns of what she has defined as possible “sexual...
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...Sexuality Introduction Dis s of gender and sexuality often weave in multiple disciplines by defining relationships between men and women in ways that are incorporate biological, social, and psychological categories (Beasley 145). In the conventional sense, matters of gender and sexuality evoke the notions of power relationships between men and women. Such conventional perspectives on the discourses of gender focused on the presumed physiologically differences that distinguished man from women (Disch 121). In some cases, the discourses focused on the struggle between patriarchal forces and the forces of feminist responses. Thesis Although gender and sexuality tend to define categories... Gender and...
Human Sexuality
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...Sexuality Sociology: Human Sexuality “When Bill Clinton gave his deposition in the Paula Jones case, he said he had never had "sexual relations" with Monica Lewinsky. But Lewinsky has reportedly testified to a number of acts that most people think of as sex”(Lacayo, 1998). It is difficult to define human sexuality in a particular way because of the various dimensions involved in it. Many people believe that only sexual intercourse will come under the label of sexuality. In fact Clinton denied all the charges against him using this narrowest definition of human sexuality. Sexuality defines how humans express themselves sexually irrespective of whether it is expressed, physically... ? Sociology: Human...
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...Sexuality (Boys Dont Cry) – 15 December (estimated word count = 330) In the film “Boys Dont Cry” the provocative issue of gender stratification showed how certain stereotypes are perpetrated due to social biases and prejudices. Social strata based on gender often puts constraints on how an individual is to behave on social expectations. The issue boils down to freedom of expression and sexual choice which may not be conformist in this regard. People who deviate from social norms are considered as abnormal although this is far from the truth. The film showed that human sexuality need not be based on biological sex only but also from environmental influences. Diversity in human... & Number: Human...
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...Sexuality Human Sexuality What drew you to enrolling in a human sexuality Human beings are sexual beings and the cycle of life continues through these sexual relationships. There are more aspects to human sexuality than an individual knows and it is for this exploration regarding human relationships and sexuality that I enrolled in this class. Human sexuality is not only about physical relationships between members of the opposite sex but it is also related to the social, emotional as well as psychological environment of an individual. Thus human...
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...sexuality preference as this preference changes over time until finally a sexual orientation becomes permanent. The book further states that there is a direct link between culture and brain and brain experiences alterations due to culture and not due to genes. This means that when the brain comes in contact with certain cultural practices, it adopts it and the individual starts behaving accordingly. The concept that brain... The Brain That Challenges Itself The book (The Brain That Challenges Itself) has been written by Norman Doidge who is a psychiatrist. Through this book, Doidge clarifies and informs that the long held thought of the brain being vulnerable to changes is completely wrong. He informs...
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...Sexuality Alcohol is known as a substance harmful for the human health. It causes serious diseases of cardiovascular and digestion systems. However, there is an opinion, especially among young persons, that alcohol is effects positively on the sexuality increasing the sexual desire and sexual performance. This point of view is not supported by the latest researches. Moreover, chronic alcohol intake decreases sexual activity, effects negatively on sexual organs and can lead to male and female infertility (Aluko et al. 1279-1292). The reputation of alcohol as an aphrodisiac is connected with the social expectation rather than with the biological effect. Golanty and Edlin (196... Alcohol and Human...
Adolescent Sexuality
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...Sexuality Adolescent sexuality can be regarded as a period of human sexuality with developments in body, sexual behavior and feelings. Usually when children enter into teenage, their body goes into transformation because of hormones that are produced in their body. These hormones cause unsteady feelings like irritability, restlessness and tension. Due to these changes and feelings, adolescents frequently make wrong choices regarding their sexual life. A number of the high risk sexual behaviors in which teens become involved are cited below: a) Sex under the influence of alcohol and drugs: Research suggests that drug is one of the main reasons for unprotected sex practice. Most teens tend... Adolescent...
Gender & sexuality
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...sexuality Hairy Chest, Will Travel: Tourism, Identity, and Sexuality in the Levant The article explores the issues of travel and tourism in relation to sexuality with reference to the Lebanon’s nascent gay travel industry. Section One LebTour: Imagery and Imagination, Representations in Flux The first section describes LebTour and its programs for gay tours in Levant for the past five years. It also explores how the image of Lebanese men is presented in the media, with the value of most images being determined by the masculinity and their worth as bears. In addition to analyzing the credibility of tourism in the region perceived to be highly hostile towards homosexuality... Article Summary: Gender and...
Human sexuality
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...sexuality is formed in social interaction in appliance with inter ive denotations, set down by the culture and inner ive perception of individuals. The rationalization of culture brings community to a possibility to have social control over individuals through the sphere of sexual, private, and intimate. In this case sexual sphere often becomes a polygon of fighting for the norm. Social usefulness becomes a kind of a primary criterion, rather than a virtue of a person. Different social practices of modern sexuality time and again bear the marks of normative discursive notions that exist on the wide continuum from...
Human Sexuality
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...Sexual activity in humans is a natural form of physical intimacy. It may be performed for the purposes of biological reproduction spiritual transcendence, expressing affection, and/or for pleasure and enjoyment (known in this context as "sexual gratification"). The desire to have sex is one of the basic drives of human behavior. Every sexually reproductive animal species, and every human culture, has a range of conduct used in courtship, intimacy, and sexual activity. Human sexual behavior is therefore the behaviors that human beings use when seeking sexual or relational partners, gaining...
Human Sexuality
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...Sexuality Cyberporn Time magazine published the cover story: “On A Screen Near You: Cyberporn” on July 3, 1995. It explored the whole world of sexual images available in the Internet. Senator Exon, the one who introduced the amendments to the existing Communications Decency Act, said: “I knew it was bad, but then when I got on there, it made Playboy and Hustler look like Sunday School stuff.” The availability of Internet to almost all people, regardless of age, sex and location, made the information superhighway an avenue for the darker side of human sexuality (at least to the anti-cyberporn advocates). In the Internet, people can browse, watch and share images and videos that depict human... Human...
Gender Sexuality
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...Sexuality: Compare Diane Ackerman’s “A Fine, a Private Place” and Joan Murray’s “Play-By-Play.” What do both of these poems suggest about sexuality? Consider gender and sexuality politics in your discussion. Diane Ackerman’s poem “A Fine, Private Place” (AFPP) and Joan Murray’s poem “Play-by-Play” (PBP) are very different in style. Ackerman’s poem is a past tense narrative with a lot of symbolism relating to the sea. Murray’s poem is a series of present tense, rhetorical questions posed by the writer to the reader in relation to some older women watching younger men playing sports. Despite these differences, the poems share some common themes because they talk about relationships between men...
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...sexuality in general? Why are these terms acceptable to some groups but not to others? Prior to the early part of the twentieth century sexuality was primarily a subject of study for population and biomedical studies. For the greater part of the nineteenth century sexuality appeared to be loosely connected to social and political studies. However, at the end of the twentieth century and the beginning of the twenty-first century and onward, social sciences turned increasing attention to human sexuality with the result... ?Essay Question: Outline the history of the terms heterosexual, homosexual and bisexual. What does this history tell us about the development of our society’s understanding of human...
Human sexuality
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...Sexuality Introduction Human sexuality is the way of expressing oneself describing our behavior, attitudes and decisions. After eating and sleeping, this is the most powerful drive that any healthy and normal human being deals with in their life. It is correct to state that our behavior and thought process largely centers on this basic human instinct. Human sexuality affects all facets of our life such as socialization, the arts, social institutions, spirituality, and many more. Sex is the very basis of our existence. In ancient India, sexuality has been expressed in sculptures, Hindu temples, monuments and even considered a door to the salvation. The Tantric System, an offshoot of Hinduism... ? Human...
Human Sexuality
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...sexuality is something that many researchers have sought to debate and research over the centuries. While some may have found the issue a promising area for discovering, others would treat it as being no more than taboo. From a primal consideration, the human beings desire to engage in sexual activity, is linked with the innate desire for procreation and increasing the species. A topic that can be seen from both the social, as well as the scientific standpoints. One such researcher would be Alfred C. Kinsey. Every researcher, throughout the course of their career, will find themselves at a point in time where their findings will have an impact upon the viewing public. Whether it would... Human...
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...sexuality Brief Synopsis of the Study My paper has started with brief information on human sexuality which has been found to be negatively correlated with the stressors and experienced stress causatives. The data that was collected was on stress, sexual activity, sexual satisfaction, and sexual fulfillment as well as individual dyadic coping behaviors. The association of all these factors was then tested to determine the regular variation of the sexual behavior over the days of the week. Mostly female students completed in answering the questionnaires and diaries twelve times during the whole period of three months. The results showed that higher self-reported stress in life were associated... Human...
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...sexual selection among chimps, bonobo and humans. Interestingly, there are difference inclinations of behavior in which the sexual selection among these speeches are undertaken. It is a common belief that sexual selecting or choice of mate can have a direct impact on social organization. Comparison of Chimps, Bonobon and Human Mate Selection: Chimps select females mate showing reactive concern to their urges. Chimps are basically keeper of one mate which is also referred to as monogamous sexual nature. On the other hand, bonobon select sexual maters heterogeneously which means that they can be engaged in sexual intercourse... of Mate Selection: A Case of Primates This paper aims to study the aspect of...
Human Sexuality
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...Sexuality On a societal level, people-to-people contact must be stressed so that they come in close contact with each other and start understanding the needs and wants of their fellow human beings and thus no question arises when this subject starts to make headlines and the hard liners begin their daily protesting routine, just for the sake of nothing but raising a voice here and pelting stones there. This does not work in life as it mars the spirit of freedom for one and all and invites trouble from all quarters. Empathy must be the way forward in such a case whereby one puts him or herself in the other’s (homosexual individual’s) shoe for a moment and start thinking of the problems... ...
Human Sexuality
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...Sexuality Human Sexuality Question Sexual surveys have an importance of examining sexual behavior changes and attitudes as well as give a revelation of diversified aspects of sexual health as an aspect of lifelong wellbeing. Apart from examining the sexual behaviors, sexual surveys serves an important role in aiding the study of HIV/AIDs study because it gives a relationship between sexual behaviors and the spread of the virus. An example of a sexual survey is one carried out by the National Survey of Sexual Health and Behavior (NSSHB). The expansive survey was on sexual behavior and the use of condom, which is critical for the Medical ad public Professionals (Nationalsexstudy.indiana.edu... Human...
human sexuality
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...Sexuality Loving someone is different from being in-love with him or her. Being in love generally refers to that sense of infatuation that most people experience when they first lay their eyes on someone. Everything about this person is new to you and exciting which could be attributed to the rush that someone gets while caught up in the moment. It makes a person want to do everything they can in order to make the other person happy. The person one is in love with becomes the main concern in their lives, and one is willing to do anything and everything for them (Collins, 2006). Although for some this feeling may last for the remainder of their lives, for others it only lasts for a fleeting... Human...
Human Sexuality
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...sexuality The term gender identity refers to a person’s instinct that reflects his or her psychological identification. On the other `hand, gender identification characteristic is either as a man, woman or some other gender (Pope & Vasquez, 2007). In Addition, gender identifications reflect the sex assigned to these persons at birth and is indicated in their birth certificates. Sexual identity is a physical characteristic of identification (Pope & Vasquez, 2007). It refers to a person’s physical or emotional attraction either to the same or opposite gender (Pope & Vasquez, 2007). Examples of sexual orientation traits include straight or...
Human sexuality
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...sexuality: Sexual Orientation There are numerous characteristics, traits and biological s which categorize human beings into groups. Gender identity, for instance, is the subjective division of human beings into male, female or the mixture of these two genders. On the other hand, sexual orientation is the phenomenon which categorizes human beings as per their sexual and emotional attraction towards other genders. The sexual orientation hence categorizes a person as a heterosexual, homosexual, bisexual or asexual. This paper will further analyze the factors that contribute to the differing...
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...sexuality was that Greek men believed that women envied their penises” (“History of Sex”, 2004). Despite this rather skewed view of female sexuality, there is a wide body of information regarding the rather formalized viewpoints this society held regarding their women as they became sexual beings. Basically, these women were relegated to two very distinct general categories – they were either wives or they were prostitutes (Thompson, 2005). It was in the role of a prostitute that a woman had the greatest societal flexibility, but this did not mean they were able to live better lives than the wives, who were essentially ignored other than to have children (Thompson, 2005). In order... The ancient...
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...Sexuality In working to address the AIDS problem in Africa as well as the rest of the world, many studies have been conducted into the sexual practices of homosexual and bisexual individuals, with the assumption that the majority of heterosexual cases are caused by penile/vaginal penetration of one infected individual to an uninfected individual. However, more and more evidence is coming to light indicating that this is perhaps not the case. For various reasons, the question has been asked if the majority of heterosexual AIDS transmission is actually the result of vaginal penetration or if the risk of disease transmission comes from a more exotic source. Much of the literature avoids... Human...
Human Sexuality
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...sexual/marital unions like polygamy and incest (Ritchie and Barker 2006). The common antipathy against these forms invoke interesting questions pertaining to the very ethical, moral base and the constitution of our marriage system which may further lead one to the larger concerns that chart the language of this debate. What is more interesting, as Emmens (2003) has pointed out, is that even those who challenge the cross gender requirement of legitimate marriage – the proponents of same-sex... ?Despite the seeming opposition between the opponents and exponents of same-sex marriage certain common points marked their respective positions. This was especially with regard to other non-monogamous forms of...
Human Sexuality
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...Sexuality and Contraception Introduction Contraception is a deliberate prevention of pregnancy using any of several methods ranging from natural to scientific ones. There are a variety of methods available in accordance to its nature of use. Some methods provide short term birth control facility whereas some other provides permanent or long term birth control facility. The following paper discusses some of the most popular reversible and irreversible methods of contraception. Methods of contraception The choice of the method of contraception is a personal decision based on individual preferences for convenience and comfort, medical histories and the risks and benefits and side effects... Human...
Human Sexuality
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...sexual relations with them” (Worthen, 2013). There are four basic circumstances influencing life of people towards homosexuality. These four factors are behavior, physical response, identity and lifestyle. Types of homosexuality are covered in this paper. Psychological theories have also been published basing on various... ? Homosexuality No: Homosexuality Introduction The definition of homosexuality has been given by Lawrence J. Hatter who is the author of the book “changing Homosexuality in the Male”. According to this definition, people who are motivated and have some special erotic attractions towards the people of same sex in the adult age are homosexuals. Such people usually engage in obvious...
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...sexuality Human sexuality David Schnarch developed theories that aided understanding of how social groups, marriages and families influence people’s thinking capabilities, actions and feelings. Through his differentiation theory, he suggested that vulnerability of individuals to group pressures varies, as well as variation of amount of pressure exerted by a group on an individual. This paper will explore the central ideas in differentiation, intimacy, holding onto you and normal marriage sadism. Differentiation: Developing a Self-in-Relation Two basic forces of life drive differentiation, especially distinctiveness and togetherness. Individuality helps...
Human Sexuality
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...sexual practices, the importance of including sex education as a part of the school curriculum cannot be denied. Educating students primarily lead to self development. At an extensive level it results in social welfare (Williams, 1968, p.51). On such grounds of immense scope, the topic of Sex Education has been chosen. b. Was your topic of choice new to you…had you done research into it previously? (2pts) If applicable, discuss what you already knew about your topic Preconceptions about Sex Education Many preconceptions are responsible for a generally negative attitude towards sex education in schools. One such preconception advocates that sex education at an early stage... Running head: SEX EDUCATION...
Human Sexuality
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...Sexuality The incidents of rape crime reported in US is quite high than the same crime reported in United Kingdom. For example: the incidences of rape reported during 2010 in US were 84,767 and the incidences of rape reported in UK (England and Wales) during 2010 totaled to 15,934. The difference in number of rapes is due to the difference in the definition of rape by law in both nations. In US, rape committed by married partners on each other is even accounted as a rape, were as UK does not register this incident as a rape crime. 2. An individual’s perception about the reality of an event is highly impacted by the media such as the newspapers and television channels....
Human Sexuality
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...Sexuality Introduction STI well known as Sexually Transmitted Illness is the infection transmitted from person to person. STI is transferred during intimate sex with a person who is previously infected. From the recent statistics of STI is observed that United States has the maximum influence of STI among men, women and young people throughout the year. It accounted for almost 19 million of the population being affected, where half of the population aged between 15-24 years. These cause serious health problems in the form of cancer, pelvic inflammatory disease, pregnancy problems etc. Moreover HIV infection is serious symptoms in this case which leads to death and is non-curable... ...
Human Sexuality
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...Sexuality Debate Like families headed by heterosexual parents, lesbian and gay parents and their children are a diverse group. Unlike heterosexual parents and their children, however, lesbian and gay parents and their children are often subject to prejudice because of sexual orientation that turns judges, legislators, professionals, and the public against them (Falk, 1989; Editors of the Harvard Law Review, 1990). As with all socially stigmatized groups, the beliefs held generally in society about lesbians and gay men are often not based in personal experience, but are instead culturally transmitted (Herek, 1991). The results of existing research comparing gay and lesbian parents... parent...
Sex, gender and sexuality
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...Sexuality Article Adapted “Sexuality in adolescents.” Heal India 2 Apr Retreived from Accessed 7th January It is important for parents to talk about sexuality with their children especially if they are teenagers. Talking about sex with children enables define their sexuality. A parent-child exchange on sex can be a challenging task to the parent. Inhibitions brought about by culture present the biggest challenge to effective communication between parents and teenagers on sexuality. It is taboo among some cultures for parents and children to discuss matters of sexuality. Sometimes...
Sexuality in literature
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...sexuality attempt to satisfy? Introduction Over and over again individuals are involved in thevivid discussions about sexuality, love, intimate relations. Does sexuality stands on the verge of physical and mental satisfaction? Is it more a physical satisfaction than a moral one? On the basis of different reflections of the issues of sexuality in the literature of different periods, it is evident that the issue of sexuality has always been of crucial importance for the individuals on the Earth. Sexuality is a means for physical needs satisfaction; still it covers much more social needs of an individual, such as social, religious, moral and a desire of success. It is an integrative... What longings does...
Parents Sexuality Influence
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...Sexuality Influence Importance of Sex: The importance of sex cannot be ignored but in some societies it is considered taboo. It is one of the basic instinct and vital psychology needs of human beings. Like any other species copulation is part of human reproductive cycle. Having sex is the right of every human. But performing it with full care leads to better life and removes risks and complexities associated with it. Before having sex for the first time, one should be completely educated about its all aspects. One can get such guidance from their doctors, health consultants, friends, relative, and from parents. Discussing Sexuality with Parents: The discussion of the sexuality of children... Parents...
Sexuality and Middle Adulthood
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...Sexuality and Middle Adulthood Human sexuality is a highly complicated and essential component of adulthood and it raises serious challenges during the middle adulthood, which refers to the two decades between the ages of 40 and 60, the 'middle' segment of adult life, between young and late adulthood. By the time one enters middle adulthood, strongly defined self and well-developed relational skills are in place and most of the people during this stage have already established deeply satisfying relationships with same-sex and opposite-sex partners. People in the middle adulthood embrace their sexuality and find meaningful ways to express themselves as sexual beings. According to Erik Erikson... ...
Sexuality in Today's Society
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...Sexuality in Today’s Society Sexuality relates to the realization of gender differences and awareness of what makes one different from the others. In today’s society, the issue of sexuality is more pronounced than ever beings although in reality sexuality is not anything new in than society. Today, sexual awareness is expressed and practiced at a tender age as opposed to the passed when it was expressed a little later in life. This means that children today tend to discover their sexuality at an earlier age than before. Fundamentally, realizing and coming to terms with one’s sexuality marks the entrance into adulthood. As such, sexuality can be viewed as the most intense meeting point... Number:...
Sexuality and Alzheimer's Disease
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...Sexuality and Alzheimer’s Disease Introduction The topic selected is about sexuality and Alzeimer’s disease, which is a new concept for study since sexuality was earlier not correlated with elderly Alzheimer patients. Nearly four million older Americans over the age of sixty-five suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, a type of dementia that is characterized by progressive deterioration of brain cells and mental capacity (Hales, 2004). Sexuality continues throughout the life span, and even in old age sexual needs are quite common. During the first stage of Alzheimer’s disease in the elderly, either there is no...
Sexuality and Gender
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...Sexuality Gender and Sexuality Gender and sexuality remain vital in today’s world with regard to policy making, social scientists as well as the activists. These two terms have been used interchangeably and, they can be combined to denote several meanings. As a matter of fact, these two words play a great role in making remarkable differences in our daily lives. Sexuality is a focal point in being of humans throughout life. Sexuality entails sex, gender roles and identities, intimacy and procreation. This phenomenon is manifest in our thoughts, beliefs, attitudes, values, responsibilities and relationships. However, it is imperative to note that while sexuality is broad based dimension... ? Gender and...
Ageism and Sexuality
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...Sexuality There has been a predominant increase in the research of sexuality of the older persons. The changing pattern of sexuality in accordance with age is a growing field of discussion in the recent times. This increase in the research may be due to the enhanced debates relating to the sustainability of sexual lives in the old age which has been a uprising discussion in the industry of pharmaceutics related with the marketing of drugs for the sexual dysfunction (Moore, 2010, p. 149). The trajectory of medical sciences has focused on the extent to which the older men and women maintain an active sexual life. Recent studies have also encircled around the exploration of the arena... ? Ageism and...
Sexuality around the world
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...Sexuality around the World The increasing universal connectedness in the age of globalization gives way to both positive and negative change in culture. As people cross geological barriers, the social constructs that govern their societies change giving way to more liberated social structures. The concepts in globalization, which include freedom of expression, encourage people to exercise their freedom and explore their sexuality (Altman 64). As a result, people learn to view sexuality in different ways other than what is prescribed by their culture. For instance, homosexuality opens new doors for biomedical research, as well as...
Class. Race, Gender, Sexuality
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...Sexuality It is possible to say that race, gender and sexuality are interrelated because all of them describe human social phenomena and represent the main concepts operated by ethnographers. For instance, sexuality and gender are interrelated because there is a close link between gender differences and sexual behavior of individuals. For instance, researchers argue that women are "naturally" more sexual than men, according to historical, cultural, and political construction of sexuality. Class and race are interrelated concepts determining social variables and ethnic differences in the social environment. On the other hand, race and gender influence social position... 27 September 2007 Race, Gender,...
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