Sex and Sexuality•Among the living beings of Earth, humans are different in many respects. •One of the most pronounced differences is our species approach to sex.•Unlike other animals, humans are sexually active all year round. •Among humans sex is about more than reproduction. •This adaptation makes it possible to transform a principally biological function into an activity that has many meanings and purposes.
Sex and Sexuality•Sex is used to create emotional bonds between individuals. •Sex is used make others jealous.•Sex is used to relieve tension. •Sex is used to cause tension. •Sex is used to enhance self-esteem. •Sex is used to humiliate. •Sex is used to signal status. •Sex is used to communicate.•Sex is used to harass. •Etc., etc., etc.
Sex and SexualityPeople often feel uncomfortable about the issue of sex because:•it is one of the few things in our lives out of which our true selves emerge •the public, socially acceptable, politically correct mask, that most individuals hide behind, is removed when dealing with sexuality
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Personality and Body ShapePeople Judge Body/Personality according to Sheldon•Ectomorph: characterized as tall and slim/thin.•Personality: quiet and morose individuals.•Endomorph: rounded and with a generous waist size.•Personality: jolly and outgoing. •Mesomorph: muscular and athletic looking.•Personality: crude and vulgar.•Are we ever happy with our naked bodies?
Male Body ShapesJolly Crude QuietGynecomastia
Female Body ShapeTall/Slim Athletic HeavyQuiet Crude Jolly
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Women and Labiaplasty•Labiaplasty — the procedure that clips off portions of a woman's labia minor (the inner lips of her vulva) so that she looks more like a pristine porn star — is the most common "vaginal rejuvenation" surgery. •One Southern California doctor says his most popular procedure is "The Barbie," which “whacks out” the entire labia minora (minor) so that only the outer labia are visible, as smooth as plastic. •Vulva (latin) = female genitals