Tim Beachy (A04)
1. Differentiate between homosexuals, bisexuals, and heterosexuals.
Homosexuals are attracted to members of the same sex, heterosexuals are attracted to the opposite
sex, and bisexuals are attracted to both. (Donatelle, 2008, p. 175)
2. Define socialization.
It is how a society shows what it expected of everyone. (Donatelle, 2008, p. 173)
3. Define sexual identity.
It is a person’s sense of gender and sexuality. (Donatelle, 2008, p. 173)
4. Discuss the concept of androgyny.
Androgyny is a high presence of gender-specific traits in someone. (Donatelle, 2008, p. 174)
5-6. List and describe 7 options for sexual expression.
is not doing anything sexual.
are those in which the person pleasures
themselves with masturbation or fantasies.
Kissing and erotic touching
is kissing and touching of erogenous
is when one uses themselves or toys to stimulate.
one uses their mouth to please.
is when a man inserts his penis into the vagina.
is insertion of the penis into the anus. (Donatelle, 2008, p. 186-187)
7-8. List and describe the 4 Phases of the Human Sexual Response.
is when the genitals are engorged with blood and become aroused.
is when the
muscles tighten and responses get more intense.
is the phase when the muscle tension
reaches its peak and contractions occur.
The resolution phase
is when everything returns to normal.
(Donatelle, 2008, p. 183-184)
9. What is the average length of time for the menstrual cycle in women?
28 days (Donatelle, 2008, p. 179)
10. In an average menstrual cycle, identify the days where fertilization may occur.
Fertilization may occur during ovulation. (Donatelle, 2008, p. 179)
11. Describe the menstrual or proliferative, ovulation, and secretory phases of the fertility cycle.
is when the egg matures.
is when the egg is released.
when the egg and other tissues are expelled. (Donatelle, 2008, p. 179)
12. Discuss premenstrual syndrome and its effects on women.
Premenstrual syndrome is the physical and mood changes that occur 1-2 weeks before menstruation.
Women can have tender breasts, fatigue, irritability, weight gain, upset stomach, etc. (Donatelle, 2008, p. 179-