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Women Studies Lecture 10. 3 Print paper guidelines. Paper is due Monday, October 22 nd . Interviewing 3 women about sexuality using guided questions. Analyze responses in context of what we’re learning in class. Know discussion section number, id, come early for Monday. Sexual Culture a. Sexuality (birth to death) does no equal reproduction (puberty to menopause for women), like our society says. Sex is socially constructed and learned a. Leads to denial of children, teens, elderly, disabled as sexual beings. Even if you’re not sexually active you have sexuality. b. Constructs penis in vagina intercourse as ‘real sex’ i. Is not grounded in reality. Sexual activity main point is NOT trying to reproduce, duh. You can do other things. ii. Reinforces heterosexism in society iii. Has sexual health implications- don’t use safe protection during oral or anal sex. It can lead to STI’s iv. Privileges male orgasms and pleasure. Women orgasms don’t have reproductive purpose, but for men it is necessary for reproduction. Women
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course WOMENS STU 104 taught by Professor N/a during the Fall '08 term at Wisconsin.

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