SOCY 151- Chapter 6

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SOCY 151- Chapter 6
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  1. The biological distinction between females and males
    sex
  2. the genitals, organs used for reproduction
    primary sex characteristics
  3. bodily development, apart from the genitals, that distinguishes biologically mature females and males
    secondary sex characteristics
  4. people whose bodies, including genitals, have both female and male characteristics
    intersexual people
  5. people who feel they are one sex even though biologically they are the other
    transexuals
  6. a norm forbidding sexual relations or marriage between certain relatives
    incest taboo
  7. person's romantic and emotional attraction to another person
    sexual orientation
  8. sexual attraction to someone of the other sex
    heterosexuality
  9. sexual attraction to someone of the same sex
    homosexuality
  10. sexual attraction to people of both sexes
    bisexuality
  11. a lack of sexual attraction to people of either sex
    asexuality
  12. discomfort over close personal interaction with people thought to be gay, lesbian, or bisexual
    homophobia
  13. appearing or behaving in ways that challenge conventional cultural norms concentrating how females and males should look and act
    transgender
  14. sexually explicit material intended to cause sexual arousal
    pornography
  15. the selling of sexual services
    prostitution
  16. the deliberate termination of a pregnancy
    abortion
  17. a body of research findings that challenges the heterosexual bias in U.S. society
    queer theory
  18. a view that labels anyone who is not heterosexual as "queer"
    hetersexism
  19. What theory highlights society's need to regulate societies sexual activity and especially reproduction.
    Structural-Functional Theory
  20. What theory emphasizes the various meanings people attach to sexuality (aka the social construction of sexuality)?
    Symbolic-Interaction Theory
  21. What theory links sexuality to social inequality?
    Social-Conflict Theory
  22. Identify the dates for the sexual revolution?
    • - 1920's
    • - 1960's
  23. What was the date of the sexual counterrevolution?
    1980's
  24. What are the 5 cultural variations for modesty?
    • Teen Pregnancy
    • Pornography
    • Prostitution
    • Sexual Violence
    • Abortion

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