Chapter 11 - Gender-nonconforming behavior Issues and Attitudes It’s not just about sex Is it a homo or bisexuality a choice Why do origins of

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Sexual orientation Heterosexual (straight) Homosexual (gay or lesbian) Bisexual Heterocentric
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Sexual orientation Heterosexual (straight) Homosexual (gay or lesbian) Bisexual Heterocentric Alfred Kinsey Sexual orientation rating scale
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Gay Rights Gay marriage Why does it matter? Domestic partnership / civil union Having children Children from previous relationships Assisted reproductive technologies Adoption
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Theories on Sexual Orientation Environmental influences: Incomplete / unhealthy gendered role models Biological influences: Brain structure Simon LeVay Hormones Genetics
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Theories on Sexual Orientation (cont.) Biological-Environmental Interactive Approach: Exotic becomes erotic (EBE) Gender –conforming behavior
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Unformatted text preview: Gender-nonconforming behavior Issues and Attitudes It’s not just about sex! Is it a homo- or bisexuality a choice? Why do origins of sexual preference matter? Queer theory Coming out When? How? Dangers Sodomy laws Homophobia Gay bashing / hate crimes Hate crime laws Models of Homosexual Identity Formation Cass (1984) Stage 1: Identity confusion Stage 2: Identity comparison Stage 3: Identity tolerance Stage 4: Identity acceptance Stage 5: Identity pride Stage 6: Identity synthesis Trioden (1989) Stage 1: Sensitization Stage2: Identity confusion Stage3: Identity assumption Stage4: Commitment...
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course PSYCH 373 taught by Professor Marthafaircloth during the Spring '09 term at Campbell.

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Chapter 11 - Gender-nonconforming behavior Issues and Attitudes It’s not just about sex Is it a homo or bisexuality a choice Why do origins of

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