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    Through whole semester’s study of sociology of sexuality, I gained lot of things. First of all, this class let me realize what is sociology of sexuality. Sexuality not just focus on the “sex” but sex is one important part in the sexuality. Secondly, Sociology of Sexuality is a mix subject by sexology and sociology. There are 16 topics in the whole semester of this class, I will pick three main themes to describe, and also I will use those three themes connect with my personal experience. The three themes which are masculinity, Sex education and sexual violence. Masculinity played an important role in the society, it can reflect man’s position in the society. I come from China, so I can say masculinity playing an important role in the campus…

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    in areas of anatomy to refer to forms of life that are difficult to differentiate sexually or are believed to comprise characteristics of both males and females. Thus, this essay agrees with Lachlan MacDowall’s argument that the concept of Darwinism plays an important role in the contemporary history of bisexuality. People were not as accepting of these concepts back then as they are today. During the 19th century, people who were not heterosexuals were deemed as having mental disorders. This…

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    Sexuality In Family

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    As someone who always wanted to create family tree, I decided that’s this project is a good opportunity for me to do a family tree about my family in regard to sexuality. At first, it seems like a tough and daunting task for me because I found it difficult to ask my parents and grandparents about things such as, sexual violence, sexual orientation and affairs, etc. However, as I get to know more about my family’s personal experiences when it comes to sexuality, I realized that there are a lot of…

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    The film, “Out of the Darkness”, was a documentary based on how porn is a problem in our world. The film centers around four subjects: former prostitute and porn actress, Shelley Lubben; recovered sex addict, Mark Houck; family therapist, Richard Fitzgibbons; and sexual revolution historian, Judith Reisman. These individuals are more than talking heads, they provided stories about how porn and attitudes about sex had altered their lives. First, the most interesting and eye-opening person that…

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    It can be examined throughout American culture, that we as a society place high value on the relationship between how much pornography an individual watches and their personal sexual encounters. These frequencies include, but are not limited to, what kind of sexual fantasies an individual may prefer, the amount of sexual partners they may have, and whether the association varies by gender. This topic is vital to both research and examine as sex in the United States is often taught to be a…

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    According to the American Psychology Association, pedophilia is a mental disorder that attracts strong sexual interests towards underage children. Pedophiles gained this disorder from their brain anatomy, which resulted in the stimuli induce sexual responses towards children (Dreger). These people refuse to receive any support from therapists or psychologists because of the job requirements to report the incident to the police. It is not mandatory for them to refuse the treatment, but mainly it…

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    30 Best Sexperts of 2015 A sexpert, or sex expert, is the title given to a person who helps singles and couples (of any sexual combination) with matters relating to sexuality and relationships. Fifty years ago, there were very few sexperts available to the general public, mostly because the idea of discussing in detail what goes on behind closed doors was too taboo. Today however, there are a number of sexperts on radio, television, and the internet, and each has their own skill set and unique…

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    model after my parents; however, my thoughts needed structure. In an effort to cultivate my interest, at the age of ten, I started reading Sexology and True Detective. Many times, I would sneak into the basement with my mother’s sexology magazines and, of course, some black and white nude photos were included, but I never associated the bodies with any of the stories. Being able to compartmentalize the reading from the pictures comes from a lack of exposure to a display of private moments or…

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    Some major researchers of sexology are Sigmund Freud who we discussed earlier, Richard Von Krafft-Ebing who created the terms “masochism” and “sadism”. We also have Alfred Kinsey who went around the U.S. conducting experiments about sexual habits. Lastly, we also discussed William Masters and Virginia Johnson who looked at sex in a laboratory study. There are many different ways to study sexology. Some of these methods include case reports –studying one person or group in great detail-,…

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    The final section of the film will focus on the more recent history of sexuality regarding age. Specifically, focus will be on the sexual rejuvenation of the elderly and the modern theme of a lust for innocence, which rose with the growing toleration of sexuality in much of the modern world. Modern indeed, rejuvenation therapies have only been prevalent throughout the last century as an option for older individuals to regain the youthful sexual functioning or desire that dissipates with age and…

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