Psychology Class Notes 12-2-08

Psychology Class Notes 12-2-08 - Introduction to Human...

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Unformatted text preview: Introduction to Human Sexuality 12-12-08 *not in textbook* *9 points total given, thurs, fri* Most negative about sex and sexuality Middle Eastern cultures: Social or legal pressure to cover flesh Extramarital sexual affair: Public flogging, public execution, (even decapitation), especially for women Homosexual Behavior: Public flogging or public execution-Virginity Tests(for women)-Hymen surgical restoration must be virgin before marriage-Honor killings if mother is attacked or rape, honorable thing to do is to kill her (turkey pressure mother to kill herself) Dominant religion is USA Christianity:-origin of Christianity is from middle eastern culture In contemporary America: Keep children ignorant of genitals sex-less dolls.. Abstinence taught by churches and schools Boy scouts and churches teach masturbation is sin or harmful Dr. Joyce Elders (US Surgeon General in 1993 has to resign..)first African american surg. Gen. acceptable to masturbate, Dr....
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