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2011-12-09 02:31:20

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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
    personality style strongly associated with prejudice 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
  5. bisexual erasure
    the tendency to ignore, remove, falsify, or re explain evidence of bisexuality in history, academics, the news media, and other primary sources
  6. bourgeois
    of or characteristic of the middle class, typically with reference to its perceived materialistic values or conventional attitudes
  7. bourgeoisie
    the middle class, typically with reference to its perceived materialistic values or conventional attitudes
  8. congregationalist polity
    often known as congregationalism, a system of church governance in which every local church congregation is independent, ecclesiastically soverign, or "autonomous"
  9. correlation
    a mutual relationship or connection between two or more things
  10. compersion
    a state of empathetic happiness and joy experienced when an individuals 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.
  11. ephebophilia
    the sexual preference of adults for mid to late adolescents, generally ages 15-19. after puberty.
  12. epidemiology
    the branch of medicine that deals with the incidence, distribution, and possible control of diseases and other factors relating to health
  13. genital ulceration
    a genital ulcer located on the genital area, usually caused by a sexually transmitted disease such as genital herpes
  14. gynophilia
    gynesexuality; erotic attraction to women, and its counterpart androsexuality is attraction to men
  15. hermaphrodite
    a person or animal having both male and female sex organs or other sexual characteristics either abnormally or as the natural condition
  16. 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
  17. heterosexism
    discrimination or prejudice against homosexuals on the assumption that heterosexuality is the normal sexual orientation
  18. intersexuality
    having sexual characteristics intermediate between those of male and female
  19. liaison
    communication or cooperation that facilitates a close working relationship between people or organizations
  20. libertine
    a person, esp a man, who bahaves without moral principles or sense of responsibility, esp. in sexual matters
  21. paraphilia
    a condition characterized by abnormal sexual desires, typically involving extreme or dangerous activities
  22. patriarchy
    a system of society or government in which the father or the eldest male is head of the family and descent is traced through the male line
  23. pedophilia
    sexual feelings directed toward children. before puberty
  24. pluralism
    a condition or system in which two or more states, groups, principles, sources of authorty, etc. coexist
  25. prevalence
    the ratio of the number of occurences of a disease or event to the number of units at risk in the population
  26. probability
    the extent to which something is probable; the likelihood of something happening or being the case
  27. prurient
    having or encouraging an excessive interest in sexual matters
  28. pornography
    the portrayal of explicit sexual subject matter for the purposes of sexual excitement and erotic satisfaction
  29. rectophobia
    fear of rectums or rectal diseases
  30. stigma
    a mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quiality, or person
  31. transgender
    identified with a gender other than the biological one
  32. transphobia
    refers to discrimination against transsexualism and transsexual or transgender people based on their internal gender identity.
  33. virology
    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
  34. zoophilia
    a sexual attraction to animals
  35. abstinence
    forbearance from any indulgence of appetite; any self restraint
  36. asceticism
    extreme abstinence for religious purposes
  37. bisexuality
    sexually responsive to both sexes
  38. celibacy
    person who remains unmarried, especially for religous reasons
  39. coitus
    sexual intercourse, especially between a man and a woman
  40. concubine
    a woman who cohabits with a man to whom she is not legally married, especially one regarded as socially or sexually subservient
  41. copulation
    sexual intercourse; a joining together or coupling
  42. evolutionary psychology
    the branch of psychology that studies the mental adaptions of humans to a changing environment, especially differences in behavior, cognition, and brain structure.
  43. exhibitionism
    a tendency to display one's abilities or to behave in such a was as to attract attention
  44. fetishism
    beliefe or use of fetishes. the compulsive use of some object or part of the body as a stimulus in the course of attaining sexual gratification
  45. foraging
    the acquisition of food by hunting, fishing, or the gathering of plant matter
  46. fornication
    voluntary sexual intercourse between two unmarried persons or two persons not married to each other
  47. hyper gamy
    the practice among hindu women of marrying into a caste at least as high as their own
  48. libtertine
    unrestrained and immoral person
  49. masturbation
    the stimulation or manipulation of one's own genitals, especially to orgasm; self-gratification
  50. miscegenation
    marriage or cohabitation between a man and woman of different races; interbreeding between members of different races
  51. mobidity
    the proportion of sickness or of a specific disease in a geographical locality
  52. monogamy
    the practice of having one spouse at a time
  53. onanism
    withdrawal of penis in sexual intercourse so that ejaculation takes place outside the vagina
  54. patrician
    a person of noble or high rank; aristocrat
  55. pederasty
    intimate relationship between an adult and an adolescent boy outside his immediate family
  56. polyamory
    the practice, desire, or acceptance of having more than one intimate relationship at a time with the knowledge and consent of everyone involved
  57. polyandry
    a form of marriage in which a woman has two or more husbands at the same time
  58. polygamy
    marriage which includes more than two partners
  59. polygyny
    a form of marriage in which a man has two or more wives at the same time
  60. procreation
    to produce or create
  61. promiscuity
    less discriminating casual sex with many partners
  62. sodomy
    anal or oral copulation with a member of the opposite sex
  63. stigma
    a mark of disgrace or infamy
  64. stigmatize
    describe or regard as worthy of disgrace or great disapproval
  65. stoicism
    the endurance of pain or hardship without a display of feelings and without complaint
  66. heterosexism
    ideological system that denies, denigrates, devalues or stigmatizes non-heterosexual forms of behavior, identity, relationship or community.
  67. cultural heterosexism
    when a society priveleges heterosexuality and makes homosexuality or bisexuality invisible. OR if homosexuality or bisexuality becomes visible, social institutions with power ignore, stigmatize, attack it or prohibit its' expression
  68. jacobellis vs. ohio (1964 supreme court decision)
    • involving whether the state of ohio could, consisten with the first amendment, ban the showing of a French film called The Lovers which the stated had deemed obscene. Jacobellis was convicted and fined by a judge for exhibiting the film, and his conviction was upheld by the supreme court of ohio.
  69. McLaughlin vs. Florida
    (1964 Supreme court decision)
    A CASE IN WHICH THE U.S. SUPREME COURT RULED UNANIMIOUSLY THAT A COHABITATION LAW OF FLORIDA, PART OF THE STATE'S ANTI-MISCEGENATION LAWS, WAS UNCONSTITUTIONAL. the law prohibited habitual cohabitation by two unmarried people of the opposite sex, if one is black and the other one white.
  70. Griswold vs. Connecticut
    (1965 supreme court decision)
    • ruled that the constitution protected a right to privacy. the case involved a connecticut law that prohibited the use of contraceptives.
  71. Loving vs. Virginia
    (1967 supreme court decision)
    a landmark civil rights case in which the US supreme court, in a unanimous decision, DECLARED VIRGINIA'S ANTI-MISCEGENATION STATUTE, THE "RACIAL INTEGRITY ACT OF 1924" UNCONSTITUTIONAL, ending all race-based legal restrictions on marriage in the US.
  72. Eisenstadt vs. Baird
    (1972 supreme court decision)
    A CASE THAT ESTABLISHED THE RIGHT OF UNMARRIED PEOPLE TO POSSESS CONTRACEPTION on the same basis as married couples and, by implication, the right of unmarried couples to engage in potentially nonprocreative sexual intercourse (although not the right of unmarried people to engage in any type of sexual intercourse.)
  73. Miller vs. California
    (1973 supreme court decision)
    case involving what constitutes unprotected obscenity for First Amendment purposes. THE DECISION REITERATED THAT OBSCENITY WAS NOT PROTECTED BY THE FIRST AMENDMENT and established the Miller test for determining what constituted obscene material.
  74. Roe vs. Wade
    (1973 supreme court decision)
    a contraversial landmark decision by the us supreme court on the issue of abortion. THE COURT DECIDED THAT A RIGHT TO PRIVACY UNDER THE DUE PROCESS CLAUSE IN THE FOURTEENTH AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION EXTENDS TO A WOMAN'S DECISION TO HAVE AN ABORTION. but that right must be balanced against the state's two legitimate interests for regulating abortions: protecting prenatal life and protecting the woman's health.
  75. FCC vs. Pacifica Foundation
    (1978 supreme court decision)
    decision that defined the power of the Federal communications commission over indecent material as applied to broadcasting
  76. Bowers vs. Hardwick
    (1986 supreme court decision)
    upheld, in a 5 to 4 ruling, that constitutionality of a Georgia sodomy law criminalizing oral and anal sex in private between consenting adults when applied to homosexuality.
  77. Romer vs. Evans
    (1996 supreme court decision)
    Landmark case dealing with civil rights and state laws. an amendment to the colorado state constitution ("amendment 2") that would have prevented any city, town, or county in the state from taking any legislative, executive, or judicial action to recognize gay and lesbian citizens as a protected class was passed by colorado voters. UPON THE APPEAL TO THE US SUPREME COURT, THE COURT RULED IN A 6 TO 3 DECISION THAT THE AMENDMENT DID NOT PASS.
  78. Reno vs. American Civil Liberties Union
    (1997 supreme court decision)
    Case, in which all 9 justices of the court voted to strike down anti-indecency provisions of the communications decency act, finding they violated the freedom of speech provisions of the first amendment.
  79. Lawrence vs. Texas
    (2003 supreme court decision)
    in the 6 to 3 ruling, THE COURT STRUCK DOWN THE SODOMY LAW IN TEXAS and, by proxy, invalidated sodomy laws in the thirteen other states where they remained in existence, thereby making same sexyal activity legal in every state and territory of the nation.