WGS100final - Terms to know for Essays 1 Left Feminism 2...

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Terms to know for Essays 1. Left Feminism 2. The New Left vs the “Old Left”. 3. The Second Wave 4. Title IX 5. Roe Vs. Wade 6. Equal Rights Amendment 7. Intersectionality 8. Sectoralism 9. Identity Politics 10. The Third Wave 11. Hijra and Sadhin 12. Travesti 13. LGBTQI 14. Biological divergence 15. Homology 16. Postmodernism 17. Intersex 18. Queer Theory 19. Public vs. private space 20. Colonialism 21. Imperialism 22. “Imperial masculinity” 23. Heteronormativty 2. How do Thomas Laqueur’s “Orgasm, Generation and the Politics of Reproduction” and Don Kulick’s “The Gender of Brazilian Transgendered Prostitutes” demonstrate the ways in which gender, sex, and sexuality are constructed and understood? What are some connections and contradictions between the findings of these pieces? What do they conclude, and how might their conclusions signal ways of fighting gender oppression?
A tranny wanting to become a woman is considered mentally disturbed due religion. The were born males because of god. They choose to be “feminine” but not a woman. In America a sexual act between two males is considered gay and rely more on gender. In latin america is more concerned with sexuality to determine sexual orientation. for instance a man in a relationship with a transvesti is considered “non homosexual”. The she pronoun is used for gay, transsexual people, and also including people who have been penetrated. People who have been penetrated share gender in latin america. Orgasm, Generation and the Politics of Reproductio n Mainly focuses on the biology of sex and orgasm. Early observations were that males and females had homologous sexual orgasms. Female sexual organs are like mens but turned outside in. Biological divergence is the idea that men and women are completely different physically and was a prominent idea after homology. Women were encouraged to have sex during their period so it was less likely that they could get pregnant.

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