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Ancient Jewish tradition placed great emphasis on

celibacy.

sexuality being basically a male phenomenon.

marriage as a covenant.

marriage and reproduction.
marriage and reproduction
Despite moral standards that defined sex as acceptable only in the context of marriage, _____________ witnessed an increase in the number of single women and men reporting sexual involvement prior to marriage.


the slavery period

the period of 1900 to the early 1950s

the Victorian period

early Christianity
the period of 1900 to the early 1950s
We begin learning ______________ very early in life through the process of socialization.

sexual dysfunction
sexual scripts
autoeroticism
propinquity
sexual scripts
We first learn about our sexuality from

the mass media.
the sexual double standard.
significant others.
school.
significant others
Parents practice ____________ whereby they tend to place more restrictions on their daughter's sexuality than on their son's.

sexual scripting
anticipatory socialization
gender role socialization
a sexual double standard
a sexual double standard
Various studies have found that _____________ is probably the single most important factor, next to physiological readiness that determines when adolescents become sexually active.

the mass media
peer pressure
parental influence
education
peer pressure
_______________ involves not only whom one chooses as a sexual partner, but also the ways in which people understand and identify themselves.

Homophobia
Heterosexism
Sexual orientation
Heterosexuality
Sexual orientation
_______________ refers to individuals who do not have an exclusive sexual preference for one sex over the other.

Bisexuality
Homosexuality
Sexual orientation
Heterosexuality
Bisexuality
The ______________ phase begins the sexual response process.

resolution
orgasmic
plateau
excitement
excitement
Ejaculation occurs during the _____________ phase.

resolution
excitement
plateau
orgasmic
orgasmic
According to Masters and Johnson, men experiences a refractory period which occurs during the ___________ phase.

plateau
excitement
orgasmic
resolution
resolution
Sexual fantasy and erotic dreams, like masturbation, are common methods of

bisexuality.
heterosexism.
autoeroticism
sexual orientation.
autoeroticism
_____________ involves a variety of types of physical contact for the purpose of sexual arousal.

Petting
Fellatio
Coitus
Pleasuring
Petting
Herpes, hepatitis B, and genital warts are classified as

sexual transmitted diseases.
a sexual dysfunction.
latent functions.
being androgynous.
sexual transmitted diseases
For children under 13 years of age, the most common means of contracting the AIDS virus is through

the use of an infected needle.
through the mother with or at risk for HIV infection.
causal contact.
sexual contact.
through the mother with or at risk for HIV infection.
T or F

Human sexuality involves the physical aspects of sexual relationships.
F
T or F

Americans are as interested as ever in what they and their neighbors are doing sexually.
t
T or F

Homosexuals overwhelmingly prefer vaginal intercourse and include it in almost every sexual encounter.
F
T or F

The differing set of sexual norms based on gender is referred to as sexual scripts.
F
T or F

Parents often go to great lengths to desexualize their children's lives.
T
T or F

Advertisers rarely use sexuality, particularly female sexuality, in their advertising in their advertising copy.
F
T or F

Unlike homosexuality, bisexuality is not stigmatized in the larger society.
F
T or F

Sexual fantasy and erotic dreams, like masturbation, are common methods of autoeroticism.
T
T or F

Coitus refers to vaginal and anal intercourse.T=
F
T or F

Research indicates that since the 1950s the incidence of extramarital relationships has increased substantially.
T
T or F

The common stereotype of older women and men is that they are asexual.
T
T or F

Both men and women have a typical pattern of reproductive aging with a definite end to fertility.
F
T or F

According to current evidence, HIV cannot be transmitted by casual contact.
T
T or F

African American and Latina women make up less than 25 percent of the nation's population but account for 79 percent of AIDS cases reported among women.
T
T or F

Safe sex campaigns are geared toward informing people on how to protect themselves from sexual dysfunction.
F
People such as parents, friends, relatives, and religious figures. (p. 181)
significant others
An extreme and irrational fear or hatred of homosexuals. (p. 188)
homophobia
Refers to the preference for sexual activities with a person of the same sex. (p. 189)
homosexuality
How a person knows his or her sexuality and how that person expresses that self to others. (p. 188)
sexual identity
Gaining sexual pleasure from the erotic stimulation of self through caressing or otherwise stimulating the genitals. (p. 192)
masturbation
The idea of giving and receiving pleasure without intercourse. (p. 193)
pleasuring
The oral stimulation of the female genitals. (p.194)
cunnilingus
The decline and cessation of women's reproductive ability. (p. 203)
menopause
The inability to engage in or enjoy sexual activities. (p.204)
sexual dysfunction
One way to protect oneself from AIDS. (p. 211)
safe sex
The feelings, thoughts, and behaviors of humans, who have learned a set of cues that evoke a sexual or an erotic response. (p. 169)
human sexuality
The differing set of sexual norms based on gender. (p. 172)
sexual double standard
Society's guidelines or blueprints for defining and engaging in sexual behaviors. (p.179)
sexual scripts
Learning of the cultures norms from the viewpoint of society at large. (p. 181)
generalized others
When an individuals does not have an exclusive sexual preference for one sex over the other. (p. 191)
bisexuality
The involuntary release of pelvic congestion and accumulated muscular tension through rhythmic contractions in the genitals of both sexes. (p. 191)
orgasm
The forceful release of semen through the meatus. (p. 191)
ejaculation
. Sexual activities involving only the self. (p. 191)
autoeroticism
Various forms of physical contact for the purpose of sexual arousal. (p. 1194)
petting
The ways in which people understand and identify themselves as well as who one chooses as a sexual partner. (p. 188)
sexual orientation
The belief that heterosexuality is the only right, natural, and acceptable sexual orientation. (p. 188)
heterosexism
The preference for sexual activities with a person of the other sex. (p.188)
heterosexuality
The oral stimulation of male genitals. (p. 194)
fellatio
Erotic dreams with sexual content, frequently leading to orgasm. (p. 194)
nocturnal emissions
Diseases acquired primarily through sexual contact. (p. 206)
sexually transmitted diseases
A viral syndrome or group of diseases that destroys the body's immune system. (p. 206)
acquired immune deficiency syndrome
Another term used when referring to erotic dreams with sexual content. (p. 193)
wet dreams
Living life as the opposite sex. (p. 190)
transgendered
Penile-vaginal intercourse(p. 194)
coitus