Microsoft PowerPoint - Sexual Health S2008

Microsoft PowerPoint - Sexual Health S2008 - Sexuality...

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1 Personal Sexuality Sexuality The behaviors, instincts, and attitudes associated with being sexual Sexual Responsibility Means learning about: c your body c your partner’s body c your sexual development and preferences c the health risks associated with sexual activity Sexuality Biological sex c Determined by our chromosomes, Puberty Hypothalamus - Gonadotropin-releasing factor (GnRH) - Pituitary gland - Gonadotropins - Stimulate gonads to make sex hormones - Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) - Lutenizing hormone (LH) Sexuality Gender roles c Socially defined roles and behaviors assigned to females & males
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2 Sexuality Gender Identity c Innermost concept of self as “female” or “male” c Developed by 3 years Gender Identity Transgender c Is an umbrella term that defines anyone as crossing gender c Crossdressers/transvestites c Transsexuals c Intersexuals Sexual Orientation Degree of emotional and erotic attraction to members of the same sex, opposite sex, or both sexes
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