Brees wst Final exam study guide

Brees wst Final exam study guide - WST 100 Final Exam Study...

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WST 100 Final Exam Study Guide Sexuality: Sexuality- ideas and attitudes in relationship towards, sex, sexual behaviors, and the relationship between these. Sexual Orientation- thought to go along with gender. The idea of what gender is attracted to what other gender. What gender people are more attracted to. Sexual Scripts- basic ideas that we have in society about how people should engage in sexual activity, what sexuality looks like Examples: 1. men are supposed to be more interested in sex 2. men are supposed to initiate sex 3. older people are not supposed to be interested in sex Heterosexism- A bias for heterosexuality and against homosexuality, hetero is “normal.” Compulsory Heterosexuality- the idea that heterosexual behavior is the only acceptable option. Lesbian Continuum- A term coined by Adrienne Rich, who wants lesbianism to be viewed in a broad sense so that women get emotional support from other women. She says lesbianism is more then sex and relationships. Homophobia- fear of being labeled homosexual, and usually a strong hatred for homosexuality in general Lesbian Bating- if you assume the lesbian is a negative term, and you apply that to your behaviors and lifestyle then you are lesbian bating. - using lesbianism to discredit a wide range of women’s activites o example: “ Oh these women on the basketball team must all be lesbians.” First and Second Sexual Revolution- - 1920’s time of the flapper. - Women get the right to vote. 1 - 960’s time of the hippies - birth control becomes largly available - women branch out into other professions - sex becomes common place - movies are able to show more sexual images - idea of the sexual double standard First Sexual Revolution o blames Sigmund Freud (1920’s) o freud believes that sexual repression was the cause of most neurosis and this belief was quickly adopted, and adapted, by middle-class Americans. o Follwed WW1
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Second Sexual Revolution o Viagra o Central to the sexual revolution was the growing acceptance of sexual encounters between unmarried adults o Marked by profound shifts in the mores and attitudes towards women’s
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