The medicalization of female sexuality is an important theme in this module. For something to be considered
“medicalized,” it must be:
understood through medical language as a disorder, dysfunction, disease, or syndrome.
defined as a condition, or problem, that needs to be treated via medical intervention.
proven through rigorous scientific methods as something that is physiologically based.
both A and B.
All of the above.
According to Brents and Hausbeck (2007), sex work as a form of commerce should be conceptually situated in
local institutional fields of consumption as they intersect global late capitalist culture and economy.
The routine silencing of women’s sexual desire in sexual education has been referred to as:
Kristen Myers and Laura Raymond describe the term “hottie,” used by many girls in their group when
discussing heterosexual desire, as a form of “cultural capital” in their article "Elementary School Girls and
Heteronormativity." Which of the following is not a significant factor about the treatment of the term “hottie” among
the girls in Myers and Raymond’s study?
According to Bernstein, since middle-class sex workers charge by the hour instead of for specific acts, their
sexual labor is:
Longer and more involved
Shorter and more limited.
More likely to implicate their personal emotional and ‘private’ erotic life.
Both A and C.
In the article, “So Full of Myself as a Chick,” the author argues that women within the goth subculture interpret
their ability to dress provocatively without threat of sexual assault as indicative of an absence of sexual
Altering one's birth sex is a complex process that occurs over a long period of time.