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Human Sexuality: The Sex Hormones
Androgens
Estrogens
Progesterone
Gonadtropin-Releasing Hormone (GnRH)
A group of hormones that control male sexual development and…
A group of hormones that control female sexual development. I…
A female hormone secreted by the ovaries. It helps to prepare…
A hormone that effects the nervous system. It is produced in…
Androgens
A group of hormones that control male sexual development and…
Estrogens
A group of hormones that control female sexual development. I…
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Human Sexuality Sex Researchers
Alfred Kinsey
Clelia Mosher
William Masters and Virginia Johnson
Harry Benjamin
Taught marriage course... Published Sexual Behavior in the Human…
Sexual behavior of American Women... Unpublished until 1980... Wome…
Observed and recorded the physiological responses of men and…
Transsexuals... Wrote books about Standards of Care for Gender I…
Alfred Kinsey
Taught marriage course... Published Sexual Behavior in the Human…
Clelia Mosher
Sexual behavior of American Women... Unpublished until 1980... Wome…
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Human Sexuality: Sex Hormones
Testosterone
Androgens
Pituitary galnd
Hypothalamus
secreted by testes, maintains secondary sex characteristics
make sex hormones
small endocrine gland located on lower side of brain and regu…
small region of brain important for many functions and regula…
Testosterone
secreted by testes, maintains secondary sex characteristics
Androgens
make sex hormones
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Psychology of Human Sexuality: Chapter 2 Sex Research: Methods and Problems
Sexology
Case Study
Case Study Limitations
Survey
The study of sexuality
A non-experimental research method that examines either a sin…
1) Focus is on individuals, so it is hard to generalize findi…
A research method in which a sample of people are questioned…
Sexology
The study of sexuality
Case Study
A non-experimental research method that examines either a sin…
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Psychology of Human Sexuality: Chapter 2 Sex Research: Methods and Problems
Sexology
Case Study
Case Study Limitations
Survey
The study of sexuality
A non-experimental research method that examines either a sin…
1) Focus is on individuals, so it is hard to generalize findi…
A research method in which a sample of people are questioned…
Sexology
The study of sexuality
Case Study
A non-experimental research method that examines either a sin…
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human sexuality and sex/gender
what the larger social context/culture…
the specific sexual acts and forms of…
the most private of the scripts
represents our individual sexual/eroti…
cultural scripts
interpersonal scripts
intrapersonal scripts
intrapersonal/intrapsychic scripts
what the larger social context/culture…
cultural scripts
the specific sexual acts and forms of…
interpersonal scripts
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Gender Sex & Sexuality- Psychology
What is sex?
Chromosomes
Gonads
Gonadal hormones
Biological characteristics of being male or female
XY(male) XX(female)
ovaries, testies
estrogens or androgens
What is sex?
Biological characteristics of being male or female
Chromosomes
XY(male) XX(female)
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Human Sexuality Sex for Sale
sex work
porn
erotica
hard-core
sexual services, performances, or production from material co…
sexually explicit material designed for sexual arousal or int…
works of art that are sexually simulating but whoes sole purp…
shows explicit acts and penetration
sex work
sexual services, performances, or production from material co…
porn
sexually explicit material designed for sexual arousal or int…
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Human Sexuality: Sex and Gender
Gender
Sex
Gender Roles
Barr Body
the classification of an individual as a man or woman, based…
the classification of an individual as male or female, based…
the cultural expectation of behavior in each gender, based on…
the inactivated X chromosomes in female mammals
Gender
the classification of an individual as a man or woman, based…
Sex
the classification of an individual as male or female, based…
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Psychology Sex, Gender, and Sexuality
Genetic Sex
Gonads
Sexual Orientation Spectrum percentage
Sexual orientation
Male (XY)/Female (XX)
Sex glands in the endocrine system.... Androgens/Estrogens: horm…
Heterosexuality: 96% men, 97% women... Homosexuality: 3.5% men,…
Is primarily nature, brain structures, twin studies, prenatal…
Genetic Sex
Male (XY)/Female (XX)
Gonads
Sex glands in the endocrine system.... Androgens/Estrogens: horm…
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Human sexuality sex and gender
Intersex
Transsexual
Transgender
Transvestite
Genitals don't match chromosomes
Genital reconstruction surgery
Birth assigned sex doesn't match gender identity
Someone who wears clothes of another sex
Intersex
Genitals don't match chromosomes
Transsexual
Genital reconstruction surgery
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Human Sexuality (sex and gender)
Gender
gametes
sex chromosomes
hormones produce for males
is socially constructed
egg and sperm. each has 23 chromosomes when they are put toge…
are the x and y chromosome
8wks after conception
Gender
is socially constructed
gametes
egg and sperm. each has 23 chromosomes when they are put toge…
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Psychology: Sex, Gender, and Sexuality
Biology Sex
Sexual Orientation
Gender
Gender Identity
Physical of sex
a person's sexual identity in relation to the gender to which…
psychological and social traits
a private sense of oneself gender
Biology Sex
Physical of sex
Sexual Orientation
a person's sexual identity in relation to the gender to which…
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Psychology Sex and Sexuality
Who experiences an increased sex drive?
Testosterone
What do hormones do?
Activating effects
Adolescents
Men produce more (7-10x more) than women but women produce an…
- contribute to sex drive... - promote the development of sex ho…
Sex hormones affect the sec drive and promote sexual response
Who experiences an increased sex drive?
Adolescents
Testosterone
Men produce more (7-10x more) than women but women produce an…
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Psychology: Sex and Sexual Behaviour
Female Chromosome is:
Male Chromosome is:
What does the presence/ absence of Y c…
What are gonads?
XX
XY
the development of female or male gonads
gonads develop into either testes or ovaries
Female Chromosome is:
XX
Male Chromosome is:
XY
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SEX; theoretical approaches to human sexuality
scientific theory
general psychological theories
sex and relationship specific theories
classical conditioning
a set of tested and generally agreed upon conclusions or expl…
examples: classical conditioning, social learning theory, cog…
examples: evolutionary psychology theories, social exchange t…
(Ivan Pavlov) - essentially you can train someone to connect…
scientific theory
a set of tested and generally agreed upon conclusions or expl…
general psychological theories
examples: classical conditioning, social learning theory, cog…
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Introduction to Human Sexuality and Definitions of Sex
LeVay & Baldwin definition of "sex" fr…
Dictionary.com definition of "sex"
Dictionary.com definition of "sex"
Dictionary.com definition of "sex"
1. The category of male or female... 2. Sexual feelings and beha…
1. Either the male or female division of a species, especiall…
2. The sum of the structural and functional differences by wh…
3. The instinct or attraction drawing one sex toward another,…
LeVay & Baldwin definition of "sex" fr…
1. The category of male or female... 2. Sexual feelings and beha…
Dictionary.com definition of "sex"
1. Either the male or female division of a species, especiall…
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human sexuality final-sex for sale
erotica
pornography
history of pornography
types of pornography
-Sexually explicit material with literary, historical, or art…
-Media (narrative and/or visual) intended to cause sexual aro…
-Ancient societies (e.g., Greeks, Romans, Japanese, Hindu)—co…
-Heterosexual—... Focus more on sex act than plot.... Males chose…
erotica
-Sexually explicit material with literary, historical, or art…
pornography
-Media (narrative and/or visual) intended to cause sexual aro…
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Human Sexuality -Sexual Disorders and Sex Therapy
Sexual Disorders
Primary Sexual Disorder
Secondary Sexual Disorder
Generalized Sexual Disorder
a problem that consistently impairs sexual arousal or functio…
lifelong
appears after some period of normal function
occurs in all situations
Sexual Disorders
a problem that consistently impairs sexual arousal or functio…
Primary Sexual Disorder
lifelong
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Midterm for Human Sexuality & Sex Ed
Alfred Kinsey stated...
How did Alfred Kinsey think was the be…
What did the Kinsey Reports demonstrate?
How did Kinsey feel about masturbation?
"the world is not divided into sheep and goats"
To view our activities as existing on a continuum.
The great discrepancy between public and actual sexual behavi…
It is harmless.... Not a substitute for intercourse, but a disti…
Alfred Kinsey stated...
"the world is not divided into sheep and goats"
How did Alfred Kinsey think was the be…
To view our activities as existing on a continuum.
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Human Sexuality- PPT Sex industry
Stay in the law
non- consensual STW like sex trafficki…
Everything
2 % to 4.2%
In Canada to be a Sex worker it is nearly impossible to ______
two Aspects about STW that are highly condemned.
sex is used to sell
from 1999 to 2000 the percentage of men who payed women to ha…
Stay in the law
In Canada to be a Sex worker it is nearly impossible to ______
non- consensual STW like sex trafficki…
two Aspects about STW that are highly condemned.
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Human Sexuality; Chapter 19 -- Commercial Sex
Prostitution
Prostitution is illegal everywhere in…
Most prostitutes are ____ and their cl…
For every John arrested there are up to
the sale of sexual activity for money or goods of value, such…
some rural counties in Nevada, where it is restricted to stat…
female;male
50 women in prostitution arrested
Prostitution
the sale of sexual activity for money or goods of value, such…
Prostitution is illegal everywhere in…
some rural counties in Nevada, where it is restricted to stat…
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human sexuality sex hormones and sexual differentiation
hormones
pituitary gland
hypothalamus
gonads
chemicals secreted by endocrine glands
small gland in the brain that regulates other glands... -master…
midbrain structure involved in physiological drives (body reg…
glands that secret sex hormones... -testes in males... -ovaries in…
hormones
chemicals secreted by endocrine glands
pituitary gland
small gland in the brain that regulates other glands... -master…
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Human Sex Final-Sexual dysfunctions
Sexual dysfunctions
Physiological Causes
Drug/alcohol physiological causes
Chronic illnesses/medical conditions (…
Involve "clinically significant disturbance in a person's abi…
-Drive/functioning decline with age... -Medications: antihyperte…
Substance of abuse: nicotine caused erectile dysfunction, coc…
Obesity increased risk of ED and conditions listed below, dia…
Sexual dysfunctions
Involve "clinically significant disturbance in a person's abi…
Physiological Causes
-Drive/functioning decline with age... -Medications: antihyperte…
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Human Sex Final-Sexual Coercion
Sexual assault
Rape
Date Rape
Marital Rape
Rape, oral sex, masturbation, sexually explicit media (view o…
Estimated 300,000 rapes in US each year... -majority not reporte…
Particular problem on college campuses
often associated with domestic violence
Sexual assault
Rape, oral sex, masturbation, sexually explicit media (view o…
Rape
Estimated 300,000 rapes in US each year... -majority not reporte…
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Right Approach to Sex and Human Sexuality
media
Commerce
Man
Sexuality
the most powerful means of shaping minds, norms and attitudes.
___ of sex brought by the media has led to misinformation abo…
sexual being
refers to our total masculinity & femininity.
media
the most powerful means of shaping minds, norms and attitudes.
Commerce
___ of sex brought by the media has led to misinformation abo…
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Human sexuality 342 (sex research and theory )
Explain the steps in the scientific me…
List the goals of the science of human…
Describe ethical concerns with regard…
Scientific Research
Identify a question or a concern about a particular human or…
The science of human sexuality does not tell people how they…
First, do no harm (Primum non nocere).... •physical... •psychologic…
An approach used by psychologists, sociologists and other res…
Explain the steps in the scientific me…
Identify a question or a concern about a particular human or…
List the goals of the science of human…
The science of human sexuality does not tell people how they…
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Intro to Psychology: Sex, Gender, and Sexuality
sex
gender
aggression
relational aggression
the biologically influenced characteristics by which people d…
the socially influenced characteristics by which people defin…
any physical or verbal behavior intended to harm someone phys…
an act of aggression (physical or verbal) intended to harm a…
sex
the biologically influenced characteristics by which people d…
gender
the socially influenced characteristics by which people defin…
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Human Sexuality Ch. 16 Sex for Sale
prostitute
call girl
brothel
in-call service
a person who engages in sexual acts in return for money or dr…
the most expensive and exclusive category of prosititutes
a house of prostitution where prostitutes and costumers meet…
a residence in which prostitutes work regular shifts, selling…
prostitute
a person who engages in sexual acts in return for money or dr…
call girl
the most expensive and exclusive category of prosititutes
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SEX DIFFERENCES IN SEXUAL SELECTION- PSYCHOLOGY
INTRA- SEX SELECTION
INTER- SEX SELECTION
SINGH
GROSS
Same sex competiting
What each sex finds attractive
Waist hip ratio of 0.7- hour glass figure- perfect child bear…
Make waist-hip ratio 0.8-0.9- tapering figure, connotes stren…
INTRA- SEX SELECTION
Same sex competiting
INTER- SEX SELECTION
What each sex finds attractive
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Human Sexuality Chapter 3 - Sex Research
Self-report
Direct observation
Eye-tracking
Police report
Most common sex research method, collected w/ paper questionn…
The scientist directly observes behavior being studied
A device measures the participant's point of gaze over time
For studying illegal sexual behaviors
Self-report
Most common sex research method, collected w/ paper questionn…
Direct observation
The scientist directly observes behavior being studied
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Human Sexuality - Lecture 3 - Sex Research
Representative Sample
Convenience Sample
Volunteer Bias
Volunteers typically have ___. More __…
A sample that reflects the characteristics of the population…
A sample which consists of members of a population that are e…
The concept that people who volunteer to participate in resea…
More positive attitudes toward erotic material. More men than…
Representative Sample
A sample that reflects the characteristics of the population…
Convenience Sample
A sample which consists of members of a population that are e…
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Human Sexuality Chapter 17: Sex for Sale
Sex Work
Pornography
Erotica
Hard-core Pornography
describes services, performances, or the production of produc…
any sexually explicit material that is designed to elicit sex…
works of art that are sexually stimulating. In contrast to po…
a form of pornography that features sexually explicit acts
Sex Work
describes services, performances, or the production of produc…
Pornography
any sexually explicit material that is designed to elicit sex…
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Human Sexuality Chapter 16 Sex for Sale
Prostitutes/commercial sex workers
Call girl
Brothel
In-call service
People who engage in sexual acts in return for money or drugs…
The most expensive and exclusive category of prostitutes
A house of prostitution where prostitutes and customers meet…
A residence in which prostitutes work regular shifts, selling…
Prostitutes/commercial sex workers
People who engage in sexual acts in return for money or drugs…
Call girl
The most expensive and exclusive category of prostitutes
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Human Sexuality Chapter 5: Sex and Gender
Gender
Sex
Gender Role
Barr Body
the classification an individual as a man or a woman, based o…
the classification of an individual as male or female, based…
the cultural expectation of behavior for each gender
the inactivated X chromosome in female mammals
Gender
the classification an individual as a man or a woman, based o…
Sex
the classification of an individual as male or female, based…
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Human sexuality and sex therapy exam 2
Paraphilias are more common in...?
Sexual masochism and sexual sadism is…
The prevalence of paraphilias is diffi…
All paraphilias generally begin...?
Men
Both genders
People with this disorder do not seek treatment
During adolescence
Paraphilias are more common in...?
Men
Sexual masochism and sexual sadism is…
Both genders
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Human Sexuality Exam 1 - Commercial Sex
What is Pornographic?
Erotica
Pornography
Comstock Act
writing, pictures, etc intended to arouse sexual desire. mate…
artistically produced or motivated
hardcore or softcore
US legal prohibition of pornography 1873
What is Pornographic?
writing, pictures, etc intended to arouse sexual desire. mate…
Erotica
artistically produced or motivated
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Human Sexuality: Chapter 5 Disorder of Gender and Sex
cognitive social learning theory
cognitive development theory
social construction theory
queer theory
a child development theory that emphasizes the learning of be…
a child development theory that views growth as the mastery o…
views gender as a set of practices and performances that occu…
identifies sexuality as a system that cannot be understood as…
cognitive social learning theory
a child development theory that emphasizes the learning of be…
cognitive development theory
a child development theory that views growth as the mastery o…
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Human Sexuality Ch 20 sex and the Law
Fornication
Victorian Compromise
Rape
Incest
Sex between 2 unmarried persons.
The decision not to criminalize behavior per se and instead c…
Nonconsensual oral, anal, or vaginal penetration, obtained by…
Sexual relations between persons closely related to each other.
Fornication
Sex between 2 unmarried persons.
Victorian Compromise
The decision not to criminalize behavior per se and instead c…
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Human Sexuality: Part 3 (sex and gender)
gender
Sex
gender role
Biological
social construct
biological
cultural expectation of behavior for each gender
22 autosomes and one sex chromosomes... XY-male... XX-female
gender
social construct
Sex
biological
Human Sexuality Ch. 16 Sex for Sale
prostitute
call girl
brothel
in-call service
a person who engages in sexual acts in return for money or dr…
the most expensive and exclusive category of prosititutes
a house of prostitution where prostitutes and costumers meet…
a residence in which prostitutes work regular shifts, selling…
prostitute
a person who engages in sexual acts in return for money or dr…
call girl
the most expensive and exclusive category of prosititutes
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Psychology 12 Human sexuality
4 types of surveys
Self-administer / Written questionaire
Face-toFace
Telephone
Self- admistered, face to face, telephone, internet
Gives the most privacy and anonymity to it's respondents
Allows interviewer to establish a good report with the interv…
less reliable, and some may not take it seriously or maybe an…
4 types of surveys
Self- admistered, face to face, telephone, internet
Self-administer / Written questionaire
Gives the most privacy and anonymity to it's respondents
25 terms
Human Sexuality exam 3 Sex and Gender
5-6 weeks conception
7th week
mullerian ducts
Wolfffian ducts
both sexes resemble primitive female structures during the fi…
start seeing sex differentiation
embryonic structures that develop into female sexual and repr…
embryonic structures that develop into male sexual and reprod…
5-6 weeks conception
both sexes resemble primitive female structures during the fi…
7th week
start seeing sex differentiation
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Human sexuality exam 3 sex and lifespan
memories
genital play
3-5 years
birth -2 years
typically, individuals do not have the neurological developme…
approx. age 2 and no reason to interfere
orgasm, masturbation, shoe genitals publicly, get concept of…
pelvic thrusting (8-10 mths)... masturbation - 2 yrs
memories
typically, individuals do not have the neurological developme…
genital play
approx. age 2 and no reason to interfere
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Human Sexuality Exam 2: Methods in Sex Research
4 ways to measure sex
self reports
behavioral measures
implicit measures
self reports, behavioral measures, implicit measures, biologi…
answer questions about yourself
direct observation, eye tracking, police reports (problematic…
IAT measures reaction time and non conscious attitudes
4 ways to measure sex
self reports, behavioral measures, implicit measures, biologi…
self reports
answer questions about yourself
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Psychology of Human Sexuality
Evolution is the change in________ ___…
If a trait is more advantageous then it?
If a trait is disadvantageous then it…
Describe the importance of mountain go…
genetic composition
is more pervasive over time
less pervasive over time
very great climbers but ancestors/evolutionary cousins were not
Evolution is the change in________ ___…
genetic composition
If a trait is more advantageous then it?
is more pervasive over time
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Psychology of Human Sexuality
coitus interrupts
what is the main reason that men and w…
19th century, what food were advocated…
what did Kraft - Ebing and Ellis belie…
practice of withdrawing the penis prior to ejaculation during…
to relieve sexual tension
to control sexual impulses
erectile dysfunction with women
coitus interrupts
practice of withdrawing the penis prior to ejaculation during…
what is the main reason that men and w…
to relieve sexual tension
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Christian Sex: Human Sexuality Vocab (p.9)
adolescence
puberty
hormone
primary sex characteristics
a transition period in human development between childhood an…
the process through which your body becomes capable of reprod…
a chemical that affects or controls a certain system in the b…
changes involved with reproduction - the development of the r…
adolescence
a transition period in human development between childhood an…
puberty
the process through which your body becomes capable of reprod…
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Psychology of Human Sexuality: Sexual Orientation
Sexual orientation definition
Bisexuality
What percentage of sexual orientation…
Brain differences in heterosexual men
represents one's distinct sense of a natural preference and c…
Sometimes is the part of the path toward a gay or lesbian ide…
50-60%
-there are differences in small region of the hypothalamus... -d…
Sexual orientation definition
represents one's distinct sense of a natural preference and c…
Bisexuality
Sometimes is the part of the path toward a gay or lesbian ide…
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TCC Human Sexuality Sex, Evolution , History and Culture
Sex
Sexuality
Hedonism
Asceticism
Noun or Verb, refer to anatomy or behavior , sex act , male o…
attitudes and values regarding sex
primary purpose is for pleasure , or pleasure 1st
Denial of pleasure, sex is not about feeling good only reprod…
Sex
Noun or Verb, refer to anatomy or behavior , sex act , male o…
Sexuality
attitudes and values regarding sex
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