Human sexuality

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  • Hedonism Human Sexuality

    S01876886 UI317-01 Assignment #3: Reflections 1. Hormones and the brain are powerful influences on human sexual functioning. Perhaps two of the most important portions of the brain in terms of sexual functioning are the hypothalamus and the pituitary gland, which make up the HPG axis. The HPG axis consists of the hypothalamus, pituitary gland, and the gonads – gonads being the testes in males and the ovaries in females. Together, the HPG axis regulates sex hormone production in a negative feedback loop. Three important hormones that are produced from this process are follicle-stimulating (FSH) hormone; luteinizing hormone (LH); and gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH.) These hormones help to regulate the pituitary gland’s production of…

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  • Human Sexuality Report

    Human Sexualities is unlike any other class I have ever experienced. It has given me the insight and knowledge about our everyday lives, which now makes sense to me. I have learned about the sexual reproductive system for both men and women, the physiology behind the sexuality, gender roles and scripts, and many more topics of discussion. Therefore, it has also given me the opportunity to learn more about myself. As a child I was not a very sexual person or even very “myself” around the…

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  • Human Sexuality Assignment

    Human Sexuality Assignment 3 Sarah Rollins Sexual education has been a controversial topic since some believe that it is harmful for students while others disagree (Carroll, 2009). Growing up in Northern Virginia, the Manassas City school system started sexual education in the fourth grade, which in their regards, was at the elementary level. Back then, parents were permitted to excuse their children from these classes if they opposed letting their children learn about sexuality at such…

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  • Human Sexuality Analysis

    Throughout this Sociology of Human Sexuality course, we have discussed many aspects as to how social groups, social norms, culture, and scripting play a role in our sexual behaviors, desires and identities. These factors play a major role in how we think, behave, and interact with others within our social groups and society. Our sexuality and sexual choices are adapted from our surroundings and other external influences such as, race, gender, social class, nationality, and religion. By…

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  • Gifted Human Sexuality

    Certainly, limitless people believe that the Creator gave human’s sexuality as an incredible gift, bestowing a desire for love that longs for intimate closeness and sexual contact; nevertheless, this assumption stops short in a great number of Biblical circles, due to some theologians surmising that sex is ‘only for reproduction.’ Conclusively, if the eroticism that can occur for procreation automatically vanishes after conception, then this presumption would be definitely factual. Yet, this…

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  • Cultural Approaches To Human Sexuality

    Culturally Competent Approaches to Human Sexuality My mother is white and Mexican. When she became pregnant with me, her parents disowned her. Reason being is because my mother was sexual involved with my father, who was black. My grandparents did not approve. Of course, when I was born my grandparents loved me. As I go older, around 10 years old, I remember noticing my skin color for the for the first time; children at school began to make fun of me because my skin color was not the same as my…

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  • Human Sexuality Reflection Assignment

    Being a part of a Human Sexuality course has definitely opened my eyes to many different topics and issues that are occurring around the world. I believe I have lived a very sheltered life after learning about some of these topics, because I hadn’t even heard of most of them. I liked to think I knew all there was to know about human sexuality simply because I understood sexual intercourse, STI`s, and using protection. But human sexuality involves much more than those three things. Three of the…

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  • Legalization Of Human Sexuality Analysis

    not only going to learn new things, but also be disgusted or uncomfortable about some of the topics and information. Human sexuality is not a topic that people are very open about, which can lead to confusion or misunderstanding surrounding certain topics. After a few weeks into the course, I quickly realized I did not know near the amount of information I thought I did regarding human sexuality. Even some of the basics, like the correct name for certain actions or areas of the body, I was…

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  • Alfred Kinsey On Human Sexuality

    Simon Sealey Profile Essay Draft Thinking about human sexuality and how much it has progressed through the years one person is due for the thanking. Alfred Kinsey was pioneer in the research of human sexuality and how the world understands it. Sex in the United States has become a sore and uncomfortable subject in our society and in the 1900s it was worse. Today we have a better construction of feminism, genders, orientations, sexual intelligence, etc. all do to the fact that Kinsey stepped out…

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  • Human Sexuality: The Importance Of Sexual Education

    Human Sexuality The idea of discussing sexuality, especially in today’s world can be uneasy. Sexuality is an awkward topic but it is life and more often than not people do not have a true education of what it truly is. Human sexuality is the expression of sexual sensation and related intimacy between human beings. Psychologically, however it is the means to express the sincerity of love between a man and a woman. Biologically, it is the means through which a child is created so that the…

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