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81: Homosexuality and the Healthcare Profession
... difficulty with the term, until one begins to look at what exactly the term homosexual means. According to Kinsey et al. (1948), the term homosexual should only be used as an adjective describing a defined sexual act, and not as a noun defining a person. The terms gay and lesbian are, therefore, defining a person who is more than just a collection of sexual acts, but rather, a person who has made a commitment to a particular way of feeling and living (Sanderson 1993). To further support this definition, Lion (1982), states that, "sexuality reflects our human character, not ... articles/books, as referenced to throughout this paper, appear to be displaying a very limited understanding of the broad scope of human sexuality because they appear to be identifying a group of people by their sexual experiences rather than by their lifestyle. As Allen (1992) suggests, "Sexual orientation is a matter of lifestyle and tells us something about the group with which the person identifies. It tells us nothing about ...
82: SEX...as It Is(kind Of Long But Worth The Read)
... g., only women were stoned for adultery, not men). Many contend that culture is to blame for the double standard, but maybe only indirectly in a subtle way... There's simply a fundamental difference in sexual libido between men and women in general. As one comedian put it, "when women think they're horny, they're like men are when they aren't even thinking about sex!". The obvious difference is ... and a pretty face); it's comparable to the "hunger" inspired by the sight of food. The mere sight of an attractive woman alone is enough to sexually arouse a man- erection and feeling of sexual lust- within seconds. Sexual intercourse is also extremely pleasurable for men because of the sensitized nerve endings of the penis; and most men can quickly achieve orgasm within a few minutes (followed by a period of refraction- loss ...
83: Child Abuse
... During the recent years child maltreatment has had an increase in the publics eye. There are many factors to child maltreatment. There are four general categories of child maltreatment now recognized. They are physical abuse, sexual abuse, neglect and emotional maltreatment. Each category, in turn, covers a range of behavior. The maltreatment of children not only affects the children themselves, but also affects the family intern making it dysfunctional. Physical Abuse ... signs of abuse. Such as occasion, whiplash or shaken baby syndrome are examples of head injuries. Chest and abdominal injuries are common in abuse. This is caused by hitting or grasping a child.(Wallace,43) Sexual Abuse Sexual abuse is defined as the sexual exploitation or sexual activities of children. A child under these circumstances will indicate that the child's health or welfare is harmed or threatened. Intra familial sexual abuse ...
84: Sex On Television
... the University of California- Santa Barbara, is described as the most comprehensive study of sex on TV. According to this news study of sex on TV, over half (fifty-six) percent of all programming contains sexual content. In prime time, over two- thirds (sixty-seven) percent of all shows deal with sex. Sitcoms, surprisingly, deal with sex, only (fifty-six) percent of the time. The study also found that most of the sexual content is talk. About one- fourth of the shows (twenty- three) percent actually depict sexual behavior- usually passionate kissing- and three percent show the characters having intercourse. Eight percent of the shows include sexual content involving teenagers. Sex on television did not just happen over night. It has evolved ...
85: Sexual Abstinence
... the ages of 15 and 19 get pregnant every year, 83 percent of these pregnancies are unwanted or unplanned. Half of the unmarried teens who get pregnant do so within six months of their first sexual experience. In fact, between 1986 and 1990, teen childbearing increased by 16 percent. What's worse, pregnant teenagers often don't see a doctor until the time of delivery. The dangers of going through a ... to their parents about STDs or pregnancy can now speak confidentially with their doctor. Doctors are required to inform and treat teens with confidentiality if the teen seeks their help. Another serious problem surrounding teen sexual intercourse is the probability of AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Each year, three million teens are infected with STDs. Among 14- to 20-year-olds, chlamydia is the most common. It has no obvious ... screaming for help, and he because he'd violated the virginity of another man's fiancee. The bible clearly states that "God wants you to be holy and pure, and to keep clear of all sexual sin so that each of you will marry in holiness and honor - not in lustful passion as the heathen do, in their ignorance of God and his ways." "Honor your marriage and its vows, ...
86: Art Of Sex
... used through intercourse, emotionally or for pleasure. However, sex can also be done with different techniques or variations. Sadomasochism and Kamasutra are two variations of the techniques that a person can use to reach their sexual peak. Sadomasochism is a term that combines two words, Sadism and Masochism. "Sadism has to do with inflicting pain during sex. Masochism is enjoying receiving pain during sex" (Internet). Sadomasochism is one variation of sex ... however this is the information I could find on the topic. Sadist and Masochist are two term that you will hear a lot in the up coming years. A Sadist " is a person who derives sexual satisfaction from experiencing pain". A Masochist is "a person who derives sexual satisfaction from experiencing pain." Masochist was named after Leopold von Sacher-Masoch (1836-1895), who was him self a masochist. Leopold von Sacher-Masoch wrote a few books on the subject of masochism. The ...
87: Aids 4
... as a disease of gay males in this country. This was a result of the fact that gay males in this culture in the days before AIDS had an average of 200 to 400 new sexual contacts per year. This figure was much higher than common practice among heterosexual (straight) men or women. In addition, it turned out that rectal sex was a particularly effective way to transmit the disease, and ... Kaposi's Sarcoma, for example). This “disease” is inevitably fatal. Death occurs often after many weeks or months of expensive and painful hospital care. Most people with the disease can transmit it to others by sexual contact or other exposure of an uninfected person's blood to the blood or semen of the infected person. There is also a condition referred to as ARC ("Aids Related Complex"). In this situation, one ... AIDS cannot be transmitted by the act of giving blood to a blood bank. All equipment used for such blood donation is sterile, and is used just once and then discarded. How is AIDS transmitted? Sexual activity is one of the primary ways AIDS is transmitted. AIDS is transmitted particularly by the transmission of blood or semen of an infected person into contact with the blood of an uninfected person. ...
88: Psychology: Human Development
... has been dismissed, most of it still holds weight in the world of psychology. Freud believed that human development was fueled by inner forces. He believed the most powerful of all inner forces was our sexual being. Freud linked everything with sex. This includes any bodily pleasure whatsoever. Thus, when Freud discusses the sexual needs of children, they are not the same kind of sexual needs that an adult would experience. Children experienced sexual gratification in different ways. Sucking their thumbs or retaining their excrement could be seen as sexual gratification for small children. Freud also specified certain areas ...
89: Steps To And Through Sex--inte
Steps To and Through Sex Sex. A three letter word that contains about 3000 intonations, thoughts, worries, and considerations. There are many considerations and discussions to be made when having a sexual relationship with a partner. The main ingredient of a successful and satisfying sexual relationship is good communication (Andresen, Weinhold 1981). Communication means, literally, the experience of community or unity (Lear 1997). It is contact and it is connection. You must establish a high quality of connections with yourself ... of you has contracted an STD, the people in the relationship are neither mature enough nor ready to go to the next step and become sexually active with one another. There are two types of sexual relationships. There is the "casual sex" relationship and the "committed sex" relationship (Cootie & Schaeffer 1998). Casual sex usually happens when a person goes to a bar and goes home with someone they have just ...
90: A French Philosopher
... major concern that comes to mind is “cyber-rape.” It is apparent what kind of effect this has on people when Amy Bruckman, a doctoral student in the MIT Media Laboratory, states, “Unwanted attention and sexual advances create an uncomfortable atmosphere for women in MUDs, just as they do in real life” (Bruckman, 101). A MUD is defined as a multi-user dungeon or a multi-user Domain. It is a ... of what the character looks like. It is possible for a character to be male or female, regardless of the gender of the player” (100). For instance, several players have observed that MUDs complaints of harassment are routinely dismissed with the logic that this is a fantasy space so anything goes. This displays how easy it is to perform cyber-rape on an individual. An interesting point is made by Jodi ... acceptable-after all, this is a space in which one is supposed to “experiment”-but the motives for crossing must not involve an intent to “deceive.” Women who cross as men in order to avoid harassment or dismissal are just being reasonable” (http://www.echonyc.com/~women/ Issue17/art-obrien.html). In another argument, one could say an individual provokes the cause of sexual harassment on the Internet. Our romantic ...

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