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Lecture

Sexuality and Gender

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Fall 2010

Department
Sociology
Course Code
SOCA01H3
Professor
Mc Kinon

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L4 Sexuality:
Sociology and Sexuality:
Sexual identity is a key component of what we call idenity ± identity are answers to the
question ± who am I ?
What is more sifnificatn sexuality or occupation
20th centuary is refresed to as the sexual century
Sex came out of the closet ± it was no longer considered to be a taboo topic
Ppl use to use code words when discussion sex and sexuality ± fireplace anaology
± when there is a fire in the fire place ± poker
Christiainity over the years has been erotophobic ± pagans where not ± referring
to non christain ± in the greek world ± greeks where comfortable and open about
sexuality
Greeks use to have a ceremony once a year ± fertility rite ± this was intended to
improve the harvest ± members of the greek police would bring wine and go out
into the farm field and spill their seed ± group orgy ± the idea was that the group
orgy would improve the crop
Freud ± brought sex out of the closet
o The sex drive represented the foundation of other forms of behavior
o Libidio ± located in the id
o Psychoanalysis ± today is performed by some psychiatrist is very fruedian
in its outlook ± this is a type of phycotherapy
Towards the middle of the centurayr ± survey researchers began looking at sex
1. INTRODUCTION
2. THE BIOLOGY AND SOCIOLOGY OF SEX
± (a) CHROMOSOMES
male determines the sex of a child via chromsoems
± (b) THE BODY AS SEX
the body is what sets the sexes apart
primary sexual charactheristics ± the genitals
secondary sexual charticits ± body differences aprt from genitals ±
female body shape ± helpful for preganency and child
bearing
body hair deeper voice
± (c) HERMAPHRODITES
someone that typically has male gentialy, female hips and breasts
culture side ± sexual ambiguidy
Thailand ± intersex has always been accespted
Intersex
Universal phenomen found globally
www.notesolution.com
± (d) TRANSSEXUALS
some who is prepared to undergone surgery and hormones to
change sex
transgedered difffrn then transsexual ± defy male female gender
roles ± sometimes this is called ± TV ± transvestite ± they are not
homosexual ±
honored and accepted in native communites
sexual identity does not match the body
± (e) HOMOSEXUALS
perhaps one of the most interesting
there is a big debate about weather or not it is nature or nurture
found in our closest eveloutoionar relatives ± gorillas chipms
homosexuality is found in all cultures ± in all times in history
Greeks
Spartans encouraged homosexuality in the military
Athens ± homosexual relatiosn btw older men and boys
was encouraged ± no peneratration allowed ± oral or anal ±
young boy and older men thrusting against eachother and
coming to a climax ± dry humping
Nature and nurture may combine here
Humans are biologically open ended
Heterosexual men in prison
Eclectic can be expressed in many diffrn ways ± sexual responses
Horses, cattles, dogs, cats
Compulsory heterosexuality was forced ± only way to express
sexual response
This attidude is chaing ± change in sexual scripts
3. THE CULTURE OF SEX
± (a) CULTURAL VARIATIONS
sexual position ± varies from culture
sex researcher Kinsey ± 1940 most American ± sex face to
face ± european missionaries when to sumatra sumala and
that sort of stuff ± ppl their did not have sex that way ±
kissing varies ± where you kiss how you kiss undergoes a lot of
cultural variation
modest and standards of it vary as well ± in the vicotrian era in
canda ± ¶VWR¶V± peurotanical period ± during that period
a women ankle where seen to be erotic ± so ankles where kept
covered
welsh university chick ± show your chest ± legal ± court ± allowed
when you can have it and when you cannot
sout seas and
4. SEXUAL CONTROVERSIES
± (a) SEXUAL VIOLENCE
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L4 Sexuality: Sociology and Sexuality: Sexual identity is a key component of what we call idenity identity are answers to the question who am I ? What is more sifnificatn sexuality or occupation 20 centuary is refresed to as the sexual century Sex came out of the closet it was no longer considered to be a taboo topic Ppl use to use code words when discussion sex and sexuality fireplace anaology when there is a fire in the fire place poker Christiainity over the years has been erotophobic pagans where not referring to non christain in the greek world greeks where comfortable and open about sexuality Greeks use to have a ceremony once a year fertility rite this was intended to improve the harvest members of the greek police would bring wine and go out into the farm field and spill their seed group orgy the idea was that the group orgy would improve the crop Freud brought sex out of the closet o The sex drive represented the foundation of other forms of behavior o Libidio located in the id o Psychoanalysis today is performed by some psychiatrist is very fruedian in its outlook this is a type of phycotherapy Towards the middle of the centurayr survey researchers began looking at sex 1. INTRODUCTION 2. THE BIOLOGY AND SOCIOLOGY OF SEX (a) CHROMOSOMES male determines the sex of a child via chromsoems (b) THE BODY AS SEX the body is what sets the sexes apart primary sexual charactheristics the genitals secondary sexual charticits body differences aprt from genitals female body shape helpful for preganency and child bearing body hair deeper voice (c) HERMAPHRODITES someone that typically has male gentialy, female hips and breasts culture side sexual ambiguidy Thailand intersex has always been accespted Intersex Universal phenomen found globally www.notesolution.com
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