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Chapter 1:Sexual Intelligence-Sexual intelligence- involves self-understanding, interpersonal sexual skills, scientificknowledge, and consideration of the cultural context of sexualityCharacteristics: sexual skills, integrity, accurate scientific knowledge aboutseuality, critical consideration of the broader cultural and political contexts ofsexual issues.-2012 affordable Care act required health plans to cover all contraceptive methodsapproved by the FDA sat no costA psychosocial orientation-Psychosocial- refers to a combination of psychological and social factorsOur view the psychological factors and social conditioning (learning social norms)have a crucial impact on sexual attitudes, values and behaviors.-Bipsychosocial- combines bio, psychological and social dimensionsControversy and diversity in human sexualityUnited states-Educated people masturbate more often-Oral sex is more common in young college educated whites and less common inafrican americans with less ed-Asian americans are less likely to engage in premarital sex-Hispanic culture endorses sexual exploration for male but places a high value onchastity before marriage on women-Acculturation- the replacing of traditional beliefs and behavior patterns with tthoseof the dominant cultureIalamic middle east-Before islams development, polygamy was a common practice-The Qur’an allows a man to have up to four wives, provided that the husband isfair to each of them-The extreme sex related resitrictions and punishments in islamic countries do notstem from religion but from middle eastern patriarchal cultural traditions and theemergence of fundamentalist sects.-Muslims fundamentalists are followinf patriarchal traditions when they requiregirls to be genitally cut, completely cover in clothing, and sanction honor killing(killing a women who has sex out of marragie, including rape.)China-Taoism promoted active secual activity for spiritual growth and harmonySexual intercourse was said to join opposing energies of yin and yang, therebybalancing the essences of the two-Confucianism made sexual conservatism-Communist victory in 2949 the government attempted to eliminate decedent westernsexual behaviors or porn and prositution. Not even holding hands. Familys should onlyhave sex once a weekThis eradicated sexually trans infections
Our cultural legacy: sex for procreation and ridgid gender roles-Islamic middle east sexual pleasure for men and women was valued more in earliertimes-In western culture it is the oppositeSex for procreation-Oral and anal sex remained illegal in 10 states until 2003Male and female gender roles in sexuality-Women typically report feeling more guilt than men from their first intercourse experience-Slut shaming- refers t ocollaing a woman a sliut in order to humilate, intimidated, ordegrade her for sexual behaviors that cross the line of “acceptable” sexual activitySexuality in the western world: a historical perspectiveJudaic and christian traditions-
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