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Sociology
Course
SOCL 2505
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Semester
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Test2StudyGuide10242013Chapter6SexualitySexualidentitieswhatitisIdeaofheterovshomoisnewSexualIdentityasetofsexualpracticesandattitudesthatleadtotheformationinapersonsmindofanidentityasheterosexualhomosexualorbisexualHelpsustodefinewhowearewhenyougettoacertainpointyouareawareofyoursexualitySexualactsversussexualidentitiescategorieswhatsexualidentitiesrequireSexualActVsSexualIdentitiesOnlytwocategoriesofSexualActivitiesexisted1Thosesociallyapprovedhavingsexwithspouseinmoderationonlytohavechildrennotforpleasure2ThosesociallydisapprovedmasturbationoralsexsamesexintercoursenotbeingmarriedSexualActswereseenassinfulbutDIDNOTDEFINEsomeoneofhavingasexualidentityConceptofSexualIdentityrequires1selfconsciousnessandth2selfexaminationwasntpromanateuntillate19centuryEmergenceofheteroandhomosexualityPubliccampaignsagainsthomosexualityMedicalliteratureModeldominateuntil1973finallyremovedhomosexualityasbeingamentaldisorderbutithadalreadyputabadstigmaonitbadreputationIfyouarehomosexualsomethingispsychologicallywrongwithyoumentaldisordersneedmedicineSocialconstructivist1TheSocialConstructionPerspectivesocietyMaintainssexualidentitiesareentirelysociallycreatedPointtoculturalandhistoricalvariationsandarguethatsexualcategoriesaredefinedbythesocietyweliveinUnclearboundariesietwopeoplespiritsKinseyReporta1948bookbyAlfredKinseydetailingtheresultsofthousandsofinterviewswithmenabouttheirsexualbehaviorhaderoticfeelingsaboutothermen13hadasexualencounterwithanothermen18withpredominatelymenforatleast1yearConcludedsexualityisacontinuumrangefrombeingcompletelyhomosexualtokindahomosexualnotastrictconceptProblemlikelynottoberepresentativeofpopulationbcittookvolunteersandpredominatelywhitemalesinnortheastMorerecentThosewhoconsiderhomoorbisexualfewerinnumberthanhavehadsamesexcontactJustcauseyouhavehadsomesamesexcontactdoesntmeanyouconsideryourselfhomoorbiShowsthatideaofsexualityiscomplicatedDistinctionthatisatleastinpartduetosocialconstructionFromasociologiststandpointitwillneverbeJUSTbiologyIntegrativeperspective2TheIntegrativePerspectiveBelievethathumansexualidentitiesaredeterminedbyBOTHsocialandbiologicalfactorsPeoplemaybebornwithasexualnatureindicatingthatbiologyhasaroleaswellHowcanwetestthistwinslookingatgeneticsMuchresearchdoneontwinsshowstheimportanceofbiologicalandsocialAmongmenthosewhowereidenticalmuchhigherpercentofbothbeinghomosexualthanfraternalandadoptedAmongwomen48identicalThissupportsthebiologybutnotalwaystheothernumbersshowitsnotalwaysthecaseandthattherecouldbesocialenvironmentalinfluencesShowspredispositionbutnotdeterministicSexualidentityisnotlearnediehavinggayparentsdoesntmakeyougaytakesoutthecompletesocialaspectofitReallynosatisfactorywaytoexplainhowbothcomeintoplayDoesitmakeadifferenceifthereisabiologicalcomponenttosexualityornoshearguesyesitdoesBiologicalimportantbecauseconservativestancethathomosmakeachoiceandcanchoosewhatsexualidentitytheywantincludingbiologystandpointdiscreditsthatQueertheorywhatitisIdentitiesarealwaysshiftingunstableandarbitraryQueerTheoryRepresentstheviewthatsexuallifeartificiallyorganizedintocategoriesthatreflectthepowerofheterosexualnormsDominateheterosexualWedosexualitylikewedogenderFamilyofchoicehowformedwhosincluded
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