chap 9 - PSY 153 Mc/B - FHS Chapter IX Study Guide Know (in...

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PSY 153 Mc/B - FHS – Chapter IX Study Guide Know (in general terms): 1. The definitions of the glossary terms in the margins, which are not specifically cited in the study guide items below- see below 2. What the best scientific evidence says about sexual orientation- continuum, not one or the other 3. To what sexual orientation refers, and the "four" types we should recognize- Homosexual- like the same gender Asexual- no erotic or romantic inclinations Heterosexual- opposite sex Bisexual- like both 4. How to contrast homosexual, heterosexual and bisexual- 5. How to describe Kinsey's model for sexual orientation (See also Figure 9.1)- 0- exclusive hetero 1- predominantly hetero, only incidentally homo 2- predominantly hetero but more than incidentally 3- equally both 2- predominantly homo but more than incidentally 1- predominantly homo, only incidentally hetero 0- exclusive hetero 6. The components and tenets of Storms's model for sexual orientation- 2D grid, horiz= heteroeroticism from high to low, homoeroticism= vert 7. How Freud regarded the sexual orientations- when born- polymorphously perverse, erotically attracted to anything, success= heterosexual activity 8. What characterizes each of the six stages of Cass's model of homosexual identity formation- “who am i?”- childhood awerness of being different from others, ID comparison “I may be gay” hetero activities become less exciting, adolescence, ID tolerance “I probably am gay” accepts desires “I am gay” self acceptance—coming out, “I’m good you’re bad” reject hetero “being gay is part of who I am” behaves consistently in all settings, security in their ID 9. To what coming out (of the closet) refers and what it entails- acknowledging and accepting ones same sex feelings 10. What characterizes the sexual exploration and social encounters of "coming out"- may coincide, others accept their ID before having same sex encounters and others have same sex encounters before coming out. 11. What the authors suggest you remember about helping the homosexual friend or relative (See Close Up, p. 269, Steps 7 and 10-13)- remember that people you associate with might be gay, remember the societal oppression and how that would make you feel, many gay relationships fail because they feel no societal support, remember oppression differs for gay men, lesbians and by ethnicity, stereotypical gay behavior is not shown by all gay males and gay behavior is not a sign someone is gay 12. What characterizes each of the four stages in Weinberg et al.'s model of bisexual identity formation-
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course PSY 153 taught by Professor Dr.? during the Fall '05 term at SFASU.

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