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WK 2 CPSY621 Read Freud document for midterm Doc omaty DSM Vague operational definition can jack up numbers - If a prof tells his student “nice breasts” o He thinks its black and white o No doubt student would have an easy charge for sexual harassment - What if he tells a male student “nice pecks”? o Why would this not be considered gross? o There has to be context o Or “great t-shirt” o Or “nice abs” “nice package” because that’s sexualized in males - Nice breast, nice package is recognized as inappropriate - Anything in the gray zone we can’t treat in the same way as “nice breast”, so obvious, we need context - UBC said wrong answer , doesn’t matter what the persons intention is, if the person is offended you can get charged o Nice shirt or nice shirt it really shows off your body - Title IX (9), supposed to allow women study in safe space and not be denied opportunity in certain field, supposed to enable victims of sexual assault to get justice. However, spun out of control. Allowed victim to come forward but since there was no due process, many people who sued for millions of dollars are winning. Couldn’t look into their past, but if they have the pattern it should be relevant - Can’t use a personal history to negate their claim but can look at patterns - Foreign student sent back home for sexual assault and ruined his rep and his life even though found not guilty. It was her own words saying she kissed him and initiated - Even thought everything was consensual but they regretted it after and then charge - Title 9 was a debacle (disaster), google mattress girl… - Ppl who files these charges, they’re either lying, being manipulative or believe that regret = sexual assault - Majority of cases, ex-wife excuses ex-husband assaulting child. People will lie about it or due to personality disorder or psych illness that makes them susceptible misconstrue or misinterpret actions as sexual. the parents aren’t telling children to mess up partners life - Child comes home from divorced das house and says pee pee hurts…could be rash… Sexual Assault/Rape - Bad behaviours shouldn’t be treated the same as horrific behaviours - Forces you to have sex by bc a man threatened/uses some degree of physical force down or mentally/physically incapacitated by booze or other drugs or uses position of authority figure (boss, supervisor, camp counselor)
- Overwhelmed by a man’s continual arguments and pressure (pleaseeee I bought you dinner, please... begging for sex... no threat or coercion) o not really sexual assault b/c you agree to it - If you’re two functionally adults and there’s no coercion or indication of threat you have to take accountability - He gave us a specific context and we created our own schema and changed it…maybe there’s physical abuse and that’s why you gave in - Tonic immobility o Immobilized and can’t think or give consent o Zero evidence that this occurs in humans o Happens in animals (orcas, sloths). Orcas know if they flip a shark on its back it freezes. Evidence in animals if in life threatening situation they freeze. Nature’s

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