Woman's Voices Feminist Visions
Chapter 4 *** Power and Intimacy
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to combine together
takes into account the range of feelings associated with a sexual experience.
guidelines for how we are supposed to feel and act as sexual persons.
sexually transmitted infections
ideas and beliefs about the sexual self established from past and present experiences.
a persons attraction to or preference for people of a certain gender.
romantic or sexual attachments are from people of the opposite gender.
romantic or sexual attachments are from people of the same gender. stigmatized word.
romantic or sexual attachments are from people of the same gender. preferred word. usually used to refer to men but is actually inclusive of women.
romantic or sexual attachments between women.
sexual identification with both women and men.
historically and insult but the connotation is changing.
acting as the masculine partner in a same sex relationship with a woman.
acting as the feminine partner in a same sex relationship with a woman.
is about femininity and masculinity.
is about sexual desires and behaviors.
adopting a , lesbian, bisexual, or queer identity. 2 steps- recognizing it to yourself and then declaring it to the public.
"in the closet"
not declaring your identity to the public.
the expectation that everyone should be heterosexual.
the assumption of heterosexuality.
issues associated with the distribution of power in sexual relationships.
the dominance associated with a gender binary system that presumes heterosexuality as a social norm.
the period when two people are attracted to each other and develop intimacy.
couple coming together and sharing the excitement of an erotic relationship.
sex for its own sake- no strings.
sex with emotional attachments.