variations in human sex

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variations in human sex
2011-11-11 18:42:00
human sex

human sex vocab
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  1. anal masturbation
    manual erotic stimulation focused on the anus and rectum.
  2. anal sex
    intercourse via the anus with a man and a man or woman
  3. androphilia
    A love of men, the sexual attraction to men by people of either gender
  4. authoritarian personality
  5. personality style strongly associated with prejudiced attitudes, where
    • the person is intolerant of ambiguity or uncertainty, submissive to those in
    • authority and dismissive or arrogant towards those perceived to be of lower
    • social status
  6. bisexual erasure
  7. Bisexual erasure is the tendency to ignore, remove, falsify, or
    • reexplain evidence of bisexuality in history, academia, the news media, and
    • other primary sources
  8. bourgeois
    • Of or characteristic of the middle class, typically with reference to
    • its perceived materialistic values or conventional attitudes
  9. bourgeoisie
    middle class, typically with reference to its perceived materialistic values or conventional attitudes
  10. congregationalist polity
    • Congregationalist polity, often known as congregationalism, is a system
    • of church governance in which every local church congregation is independent,
    • ecclesiastically sovereign, or "autonomous".
  11. Correlation
    A mutual relationship or connection between two or more things
  12. Compersion
    • a state of empathetic happiness and joy experienced when an individual's current
    • or former romantic partner experiences happiness and joy through an outside
    • source, including, but not limited to, another romantic interest. This can be
    • experienced as any form of erotic or emotional empathy, depending on the person
    • experiencing the emotion.
  13. ephebophilia
    • the sexual preference of adults for mid-to-late adolescents, generally
    • ages 15 to 19
  14. Epidemiology
    • The branch of medicine that deals
    • with the incidence, distribution, and possible control of diseases and other
    • factors relating to health
  15. genital ulceration
    • A Genital ulcer is an ulcer located on the genital area, usually caused
    • by a sexually transmitted disease such as genital herpes, syphilis, chancroid,
    • or thrush.
  16. Gynophilia
    • Gynesexuality ; is erotic
    • attraction to women, and its counterpart androsexuality is attraction to men.
  17. Hermaphrodite
    • A person or animal having both
    • male and female sex organs or other sexual characteristics, either abnormally
    • or (in the case of some organisms) as the natural condition
  18. Heteronormativity
    • term for a set of lifestyle norms that hold that people fall into distinct and complementary genders (male and female) with natural roles in
    • life.
  19. Heterosexism
    • Discrimination or prejudice
    • against homosexuals on the assumption that heterosexuality is the normal sexual
    • orientation
  20. Intersexuality
    • having sexual characteristics
    • intermediate between those of male and female
  21. Liaison
    • Communication or cooperation that facilitates a close working
    • relationship between people or organizations
  22. Libertine
    • A person, esp. a man, who behaves
    • without moral principles or a sense of responsibility, esp. in sexual matters
  23. Paraphilia
    • A condition characterized by abnormal sexual desires, typically
    • involving extreme or dangerous activities
  24. Patriarchy
    • A system of society or government in which the father or eldest male is
    • head of the family and descent is traced through the male line
  25. pedophilia
    Sexual feelings directed toward children
  26. pluralism
    • A condition or system in which two or more states, groups, principles,
    • sources of authority, etc., coexist
  27. prevalence
    • the ratio (for a given time
    • period) of the number of occurrences of a disease or event to the number of
    • units at risk in the population
  28. probability:
    • The extent to which something is probable; the likelihood of something
    • happening or being the case
  29. prurient
    Having or encouraging an excessive interest in sexual matters
  30. pornography
    Pornography or porn is the portrayal of explicit sexual subject matter for the purposes of sexual excitement and erotic satisfaction
  31. Rectophobia
    Fear of rectums or rectal diseases
  32. Stigma
    • A mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance,
    • quality, or person
  33. Transgender
    Identified with a gender other than the biological one
  34. Transphobia
    refers to discrimination against transsexualism and transsexual or transgender people based on their internal gender identity
  35. virology
    • Virology is the study of viruses and virus-like agents: their structure,
    • classification and evolution, their ways to infect and exploit cells for virus
    • reproduction, the diseases they cause, the techniques to isolate and culture
    • them, and their use in research and therapy
  36. zoophilia
    a sexual attraction to animals