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unit 3 psych
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one of the characteristics or racializations which affect men and women in exactly opposite ways
A form of marriage in which a person may have several spouses in his or her lifetime, but only one spouse at a time.
sexual activity involving a person in a committed relationship with a third person without the knowledge of the partner
Sexual activity involving a person in a committed relationship with a third (or multiple) person(s) with the consent of the partner.
a type of open marriage relationship in which a couple has extramarital relations together with other couples
a marital relationship in which the couple agrees that it is permissible to have sexual relations outside of the marriage
Physiological changes that occur during the transition period from fertility to infertility in both sexes
mate retention tactics
--Men: Greater use of resource display and more frequent submission to the partner
--Women: Frequent use of enhancing appearance & possessive verbal statements
living apart together
a relationship in which two people define themselves as a couple but do not live together
the idea that people are happiest with relationships in which the rewards and costs experienced by both parties are roughly equal
interpersonal exchange model of sexual satisfaction
having more than one spouse at a time
man has more than one wife
a person who is sexually attracted to both sexes
the social identity of a person who has sexual attraction to and/or relations with other persons of the same sex
variability in same-sex and other-sex attraction and involvement at different times and in different situations throughout the life span
which of the various categories of sexuality one identifies with
Developed self-perception theory as an alternative to cognitive dissonance theory
The theory that when our attitudes and feelings are uncertain or ambiguous, we infer these states by observing our behavior and the situation in which it occurs
the use of multiple research methods as a way of producing more reliable empirical data than are available from any single method
Originally "crimes against nature"; in contemporary laws, oral and anal intercourse.
the process of revealing one's gay sexual orientation to the significant people in one's life
Same-sex sexual activity that occurs in certain situations, such as prisons, when people are deprived of their regular mixed-sex activity.
Gay Rights Movement
Civil Rights movement dedicated to homosexual equality; starts in the late 1960's and early 1970's
Stonewall incident (1969)
The Stonewall riots were a series of spontaneous, violent demonstrations against a police raid that took place in the early morning hours of June 28, 1969, at the Stonewall Inn, in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York City. They are frequently cited as the first instance in American history when people in the homosexual community fought back against a government-sponsored system that persecuted sexual minorities, and they have become the defining event that marked the start of the gay rights movement in the United States and around the world.
a person's romantic and emotional attraction to another person
Saw cultural, social value in pop art
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