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Study Guide Exam # 2 Chapter 1 relative contribution of biology, social conditioning, psychology and anthropology to sexuality historical figures in sexuality: those who are “pro” and those who are “con” sexual rights as outlined in prologue: 1) The right to sexual freedom. 2) The right to sexual autonomy, sexual integrity, and safety of the sexual body. 3) The right to sexual privacy. 4) The right to sexual equity. 5) The right to sexual pleasure. 6) The right to emotional sexual expression. 7) The right to sexually associate freely. 8) The right to make free and responsible reproductive choices. 9) The right to sexual information based upon scientific inquiry. 10) The right to comprehensive sexuality education. 11) The right to sexual health care. sexual intelligence: involves self-understanding, interpersonal sexual skills, scientific knowledge, and consideration of the cultural context of sexuality. emphasis on penile-vaginal intercourse Internet usage and sexuality: The best research study about sexuality in the US, concluded that our attitudes and behaviors are dramatically influenced by the people in our social groups. The Internet can provide quick access to useful information related to sexuality. Dear Abby type sex type columnists answer online questions, and there is an abundance of information about sex and sexuality available. key historical events that changed gender roles in 20 th century: U.S. involvement in World War I created an environment for increased equality and flexibility of gender roles, as thousands of women left the traditional homemaker role and took paying jobs for the first time. Henry Ford’s mass-produced automobiles of the 1920s provided increased independence and privacy for young people’s sexual explorations. The advent of movies presented romance and sex symbols for public entertainment. The flappers, rejected the ideals of Victorian restraint for short slinky dresses. The great depression returned the restrained behavior, and contraception was restricted because of hardships. After Penicillin was developed, STDs were less prevalent, thus opening women up for European sexual exploration during World War II. sexuality in China: ancient history is rich in erotic literature and art. Indeed, the earliest known sex manuals, produced in China sometime around 2500 BCE, portrayed sexual techniques and a variety of intercourse positions. Taoism actively promoted sexual activity-oral sex, sensual touching, and intercourse- for spiritual growth and harmony in addition to procreation. These liberal attitudes were replaced by a much stricter sexual propriety that emerged during the intro of Confucianism. Sexual conservatism increased
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further after the Communist victory in 1949, and the government attempted to eliminate “decadent” western sexual behaviors of pornography and prostitution. Under Communist rule, romantic gestures- even holding hands in public, put people at risk of persecution. generalization re influence of religion on sexuality:
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