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Complete celibacy
engaging neither in masturbation nor in interpersonal sexual contact.
Partial celibacy
not engaging in interpersonal sexual contact, but continuing to engage in masturbation
sodomy
an ill-defined legal category for noncoital genital contacts such as oral-genital contacts and anal intercourse
nocturnal orgasm
Involuntary orgasm during sleep
cunnilingus
oral stimulation of the vulva
masturbation
stimulation of one's own genitals to create sexual pleasure
fellatio
oral stimulation of the penis
anilingus
oral stimulation of the anus
tribadism
rubbing one's genitals against another's body or genitals
intromission
insertion of the penis into the vagina
homosexual
a person whose primary erotic, psychological, emotional, and social orientation is toward members of the same sex
gay
a homosexual, typically a homosexual male
lesbian
a female homosexual
sexual orientation
sexual attraction to one's own sex (homosexual) or to the other sex (heterosexual)
bisexuality
attraction to both same and other-sex partners
gender nonconformity
a lack of comformity to stereotypic masculine and feminine behaviors
gay affirmative therapy
therapy to help homosexual clients cope with negative societal attitudes
combersion or sexual reorientation therapy
therapy to help homosexual men and women change their sexual orientation
homophobia
irrational fears of homosexuality, the fear of the possibility of homosexuility in oneself, or self-loathing toward one's own homosexuality.
coming out
the process of becoming aware of and disclosing one's homosexual identity
passing
presenting a false image of being heterosexual
puberty
a period of rapid physical changes in early adolescence during which the reproductive organs mature
gonadotropins
pituitary hormones that stimulate activity in the gonads (testes and ovaries)
secondary sex characteristics
the physical characteristics other than the genitals that indicate sexual maturity, such as body hair, breasts, and deepened voice
cohabitation
living together and having a sexual relatinship without being married
domestic partnership
unmarried couples living in the same household in committed relationship
extramarital relationship
sexual interaction by a married person with someone other than his or her spouse
nonconsensual extramarital sex
engaging in an outside sexual relationship without the consent (or presumably the knowledge) of one's spouse
consensual extramarital sex
a sexual relationship that occurs outside the marriage bond with the consent of one's spouse
swinging
the echange of marital partners for sexual interaction
open marriage
a marriage in which spouses, with each other's permission, have intimate relationships with other people as well as the marital partner