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SOC2o9 Term Test 1 October 1 st , 2o19 Definitions: Sex : Sex refers to the biological distinction between males and females; by contrast, gender concerns the social differences between males and females. Sexuality : Sexuality describes sexual identity, attraction, and experiences which may or may not align with sex and gender. This includes but is not limited to heterosexuality, homosexuality (gay or lesbian), bisexuality, queer and so on Gender : Sex refers to the biological distinction between males and females; by contrast, gender concerns the social differences between males and females. Science as Sexual Knowledge Krafft-Ebing Sexual desire at the time – late 18 hundreds – was based on a procreative nature. Kiernan: At the same time someone published that heterosexual was a perversion – people having sex that was not for procreation was an illness Hetero was not the normal/ good Desire both sexes at the same time, no regard Kiernan: Homo sexual was at the time coined as a straight girl stuck in a mans body or vice versa But times were beginning to change Richard Von Krafft-ebing (hetero-sexual desire only one sex publication changed this and re-coined heterosexual to understand a healthy relationship with sex Sexual instinct was procreative and contrary sexual instinct was not

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