S321_ClassNotes_GenderedHomosexuality - Gendered Homosexualities I II Homosexual-Heterosexual Mix Lesbian women have had more heterosexual behavior then

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Gendered HomosexualitiesI. Homosexual-Heterosexual MixLesbian women have had more heterosexual behavior then gay men have- in terms of sexual feeling lesbian reports more sexual feelings towards men then gay me due towards women-lesbians have a lot more heterosexual beahvor then their feelings would indicate -expectaitons in these society-compulsary hetoersexuality. Society expects everyone to be heterosexual- trying to test whther or not they are hetero or not- women can engage in heterosexual activity then gays can because they don’t have to get an erection and so there is less demand to what they have to do to engage in the activity, that’s why more behavior then feelings -contemporary lesbians are more likelt ot be political lesbians are not as exculisbely homosexual as in the past- there pathways in to lesbian are not always sexual-more lesbian are more likely to have been heterosexually married- womens sexuality in crystallized laterII. Level of Sexual Activity-gays have more freqent sex-hertosexual women are having more then they desire-heterosecual men are saying there having sex more then they desire-more about gender then sexual orientation-what affects there sexual structure or pattersn, is that they are having sex with someone of the same sex (more about gender then something that’s special about orientation) -biology is part of it-when women become trans men, there frequency goes way up with the testosteron -generational different? Sociologal differece? -> maybe but still a biology thing
III. Sexual Cruising- gays men are more likelt to engage in public sexual crusing. (crusing specifically for sexual encounter)-lesbians are less interested in impersonal sex- tea rooms or public restroom much more common among gay men -easy-glory hole clubs- have entered into the lesbian and straight club-kinds dangerous- younger lesbians are picking up the subculture of gay me, older culture is annoyed “why copy them???”-in general lesbiansa are morely likelt to be in a longer relationship and moreabout fidelity-gay men might be in relationships and stil cruise for sex

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