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Definition of Sexuality 1 of 3 SIECUS -- http://www.siecus.org/ Human sexuality encompasses the sexual knowledge, beliefs, attitudes, values, and behaviors of individuals.
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Definition of Sexuality 1 of 3 SIECUS -- http://www.siecus.org/ Its dimensions include the anatomy, physiology, and biochemistry of the sexual response system; identity, orientation, roles and personality; and thoughts, feelings, and relationships.
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Definition of Sexuality 1 of 3 SIECUS -- http://www.siecus.org/ The expression of sexuality is influenced by ethical, spiritual, cultural, and moral concerns.
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Gender vs. Sex Sex – biological anatomy Gender –both biological sex and masculine or feminine behaviors. Gender roles –reflects daily activities that express maleness or femaleness; Gender identity – a personal sense of maleness or femaleness.
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Gender Identity Cultural and Psychological Influences Society conveys these stereotypes to us from an early age. Vary from culture to culture Many encourage us to prejudge others and limit our opportunities
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Gender Identity Cultural and Psychological Influences Gender role expectations exert a profound impact on our sexuality Assessment of ourselves Expectations for intimate relationships Perceptions of the quality of relationships
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Gender Identity Gender dysmorphia (Transgender) Cross-dresser Transsexual Androgynous or bigendered
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