Controversial Topics Regarding Sex
Labeling sex: establishing standards
Self- gratification or self-pleasuring- is the new words for masturbation
Deviation- anything but missionary position; but we have come a long way since then
The Male Reproductive System
The male reproductive system has
only one function, and all the organs
of this system function together to
complete this one task. This task is to
produce the male half of the genetic
code and deliver it into the female.
The Reproductive System
The Reproductive System
Gonadsprimary sex organs
Testes in males
Ovaries in females
Gonads produce gametes (sex cells) and secrete
Ova (eggs)female gametes
Male Reproductive System Overview
The events in the hormonal
regulation of reproductive
function In females
Follicular Phase of
The follicular phase begins when
FSH stimulates some secondary
follicles to develop into a tertiary
As secOndary folicles devel
SEXUAL RESPONSE CYCLE
EXCITEMENT BEGINNING OF AROUSAL- HEART RATE 6 BLOOD PRESSURE RISE. PENIS
BECOMES ERECT. CLITORIS. LABIA. 8 YAGINA SMELL AND BECOME
PLATEA" THE PERIOD BEFORE ORGASM. MHERE MOST OF THE SEX HAPPENS. INCREASED
HEART RATE. BLO
NORMAL LABOUR AND DELIVERY
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Main Idea: The
production of new
(could be new skin cells, eggs, sperm, or new
individuals such as babies)
A. All living things are made of cells that reproduce.
1. Reproduction and
necessary for the continuation of any species.
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Gender Roles and Sexual Identity Across Culutres
Interpretations of Gender:
Differences and similarities:
We dont know how much is genetically structured or how much is built for the society
Look at table 5.3 in the slides
Transsexuals have a sex that
Healthy Female Sexual Organ Anatomy
Mons- fleshy pad that provides protection from trauma, its sensitive and responsive
Labia- meaning lips; the majora and minora; provide cushioning it is a very sensitive area
Clitoris- has similar tissues as
Healthy Male Sex Organ Anatomy
primarily a disease of younger men.
Early detection and treatment is key to survival.
You only need one testy to produce sperm and testosterone
Fills with blood and
History of Healthy Human Sexuality
Richard von Krafft-Ebing (1840-1902) wrote Psychopathia Sexualis described certain forms of
sexual behavior and arousal as disgusting and pathological. He grouped sexual deviations in four
How Culture Shapes Individual Sexuality
Culture and Sexuality
We tend to think our culture is the norm.
We have things that are acceptable, things that are unacceptable.
These have come from our family, our culture, our region
You will see context
How Sexuality is Shaped in Life
How many sexes are there?
Can be very complicated.
There are variations that are not just male or female, these are true hermaphrodites and
they have both male and female organs.
How we develop socially in the sexual world
Biopsychological drive/ instinct theory- instinct to reproduce.
Freud- all children are born with a sexual urge. It centers in genitalia after puberty.
Starts at the oral stage when y
Perspectives on Sexuality
It is not education but ignorance that leads to the riskiest sexual decision making. meaning
that sex education in schools is a good thing.
Margaret Mead- made groundbreaking studies of South Seas island cultures in the 1920 and
Process of Choosing Sexual Partners and Sexual Acts
Adult Sexuality and Relationships:
Sexual behaviors and risks during the transition:
Its divided into groups by age.
18-26 year old age group
We know a lot about college students. They are the most
Sexual Arousal and Erection
Central Arousal system- involves the brain; because of internal stimulants (like thoughts,
Peripheral arousal system- involves spinal reflexes; because of external stimulants
Measures of sexual excitation and i
Transition of History of Sex Research
Times of Transition:
HIV and AIDS- this was a big shock when it first came out in the 80s. This was a big step
backwards in gay rights
Media and the internet have drawn attention to sex (sexting, porn, FCC control