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Unformatted text preview: role. (AngrQgyn,yi flexibility in gender roles and the unique combination of instrumental 'and expressive traits as influenced by individual differences, situations, and stages in the life cycle. fije.reexedl person is born with something other than the "standard" male or female .~natomy. TUrner Syndrome-tfemales born with this are not the XX, XY. Individuals appear APf~l with. this but they have no ovaries. '"~;~.felt.~.~,- ,~ales with this have one or more extra X chromosomes. It SBrms small firm l>eestes ?-nd ensures a,IT.Iasculinephysical appearance. aMiiPen ins~~ . ort.~p\w'!,,,<~,!m:i..tion-, a genetic, inherited condition passed oug t e X chromosomes. Agenetic male is born with testes, but because of the body's inability to absorb testosterone, the estrogen influence ~~vails . ~$at,.~~~~;,~~~i genetic female with ovaries and a vagina develops externally as a male, the resu1t of a malfunctioning adrenal gland. Adrenal gland ,~fqduces androgen instead of androgen inhibiting cortisone. t~'''~~i~C~~R-f'J some males unable to convert testosterone to the ~ormone d~hydrotestorone. Also known as 5 alpha reductase syndrome. Have ~nternal male organs but a clitoris like penis, undescended testes, a labia-like scrotum, and a closed vaginal cavity. Girls grow into men at puberty. r~~~EJi~.J the opening of the penis, rather than being at the tip is located ~q~ewhere on th.e underside, glans, or shaft or at the junction of the scrotum. r~H!f,,a,d~nt;:~ty consists of a strong and persistant cross-gender tiq~J:ltl,fil::~~~~~ an J?r~s~nts discomfort about one' s assig:r:edsex. , , ., t,..~~"aJ poss~b~l~ty of numerous genders and mult~ple soc~al ~dent~t~es. Deconstruction of Sexuality Review Guide for Test #2!!! ~1~in9 terosexual Questionnaire What is point in assigning this reading? The poin in this assigned reading is to u~q~rstand in almost a comical way, typical some questions that are a~ked'to peop\e when they think they could be homo~e al. For example when they ask ...Do your p~rents know you are straight? In today' society it is al,m,ost;/thatsomeone is str,. ilight unless presented otherwise. The ypical script referr~ng to a hegemonic heierosexual couple is usually the "bes," way to go according to the belief that ~t is the "only" and RIGHT way. This quee/tionaiire bringfjup questions that shoul~,/be brought up sometimes to hetrosexual couples but instead lay on homqBexual couples who according to facts are( experiencing less STD'S than heterosex~als and less marital problems as co~pared to heterosexual couples. / HoW is this an example of the heterosex'il privilege?- This is an example of hetero sexual I?rivilege because it describes all the ways in which the lifestyle of being a heterosexual even though, can be with problems, is still considered acceptable according to societies sta~9ardS~-B~?)IIY because it follows the idea that heterosexuals can address certain things in t ese questions but never are they enforced by political/~ecial forces.forces....
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