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support gay marriage than ever before. On June 26, 2013 the Supreme Court ruled unconstitutional the portion of the Defense against Marriage Act (or DOMA) that barred the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriages in states where they were legal. This ruling has had a huge impact on the lives of gay couples living in states where gay marriages are recognized. To learn of the status of individual state laws relative to same-sex marriage go to the Human Rights Campaign website at . Image: - has-wrought Final Thoughts Lecture Notes This lecture has addressed the commercial side of sexuality and laws restricting and protecting us. We examined sexually explicit material and its varying degrees, prostitution, and sexuality and the law. In this class you've discovered that sexuality is more than just the physical act, but is very complex in nature and runs the gamut from basic childbirth to sexual expression, STIs, and sexual harms. I hope you've learned a lot in this course and you'll be able to apply this information in your daily lives. Whether this information is pertinent to you now Slides and Notes for ... 第 21 页 共 22 页 12/9/14, 3:28 PM
or in the future, all of us are sexual beings and our sexuality is important to our health and happiness. There is controversy and opinion surrounding many of the issues we discussed in this class. Education and open-mindedness are key tenants to understanding our own sexuality and the sexual choices of others. Slides and Notes for ... 第 22 页 共 22 页 12/9/14, 3:28 PM
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- Spring '08
- Human Sexuality, Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior, Age of consent, sexually explicit material