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a rule that prohibits sexual relations among certain categories of kin, such as brothers or sisters, parents and children, or, in some cases, cousins.
Secondary Sex Characteristics
nonreproductive sexual characteristics, such as female breasts and hips, male voice quality, and body hair
the classification of sex and gender into two distinct and disconnected forms of masculine and feminine
more accepted today than it was a decade ago; affairs that are often out of loneliness
Dominant sexual scripts
cultural knowledge describing and shaping how we are in sexuality
-ex: men should ask women out, contraception
First scientist to study the act of script; created openness about sexuality that paved the way for the sexual revolution
occurred in the 1960's; sex became prominent part of unmarried life, the pill was invented, free attitudes towards sexuality
conservative return back to family values and change from sexual freedom back to sexual responsibility with growing concerns about STDs.
debated to be either a product of society of a product of biology; combination of both, but rooted in biology
a growing body of research findings that challenges the heterosexual bias in North American society
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