PSYC 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Sexual Dysfunction, Orgasm, Indecent Exposure

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Sex- biological maleness and femaleness, including chromosomal sex. Gender- psychological and sociocultural meanings added to biological maleness or femaleness (masculine and feminine traits) Gender role- societal expectations for appropriate male and female behavior. Transgender- gender diverse, non conforming to social expectations of masculinity and femininity. Being between, beyond, or some combination of genders. Gender identity- our self-identification as being a man or a woman or some transgendered position between the 2. Usually includes awareness and acceptance of our biological sex. Transsexual- experience a gender identity that is inconsistent with, or not culturally associated with, their assigned sex, and desire to permanently transition to the gender with which they identify. Cross dressing- the practice of wearing clothing and adapting gender role behaviors commonly associated with the other sex. Sexual orientation- primary erotic attraction toward members of the same sex (homosexual, gay, lesbian), both sexes (bisexual), or other sex (heterosexual)

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