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Chapter 5 How Does Gender Matter for Who We Want to Desire 1 Sex any act that is defined as sexual 2 Sexual identity the particular category into which people place themselves based on the current Anglo European division of the world into heterosexuals homosexuals bisexuals 3 Sexual desire a combination of objective physical responses subjective psychological or emotional responses to some internal or external stimulus 4 Comfort women enslaved Asian women of the Japanese Imperial Army in WWII included 200 000 women forced into sexual slavery 5 Compulsive heterosexuality describes the way in which heterosexuality becomes institutionalized into the practices of daily life therefore enforced as a way of regulating our behaviors distributing power privilege 6 Sexual subjects having a sense of power agency in your own body that allows one to act in their bodies rather than being acted upon 7 Romance tourism describes the way in which many women as sex tourists are looking more to be swept away by men that to assert their strong control over their paid male counterparts 8 Heteronormativity the way in which heterosexuality is viewed as the normal natural way of being 9 Ideal love submissions to adoration of an idealized other whom one would like to be like from whom one wants confirmation recognition 10 Sexual object to see oneself as the passive recipient of sexual behavior sexual desire or to be the one who is sexually acted upon sexually desired rather than the one doing the sexual acting sexual desiring 11 Double standard a cultural belief in Anglo European society that the exact same behaviors or feelings are OK for one gender men but not the other women 12 Sexual scripts the learned guidelines for sexual expression that provide individuals with a sense of appropriate sexual behaviors sexual desired for their particular culture 13 Discourse the means by which institutions wield their power through a process of definition exclusion in sexuality define what is is not acceptable in relation to sexual behavior as well as what is is not defined as sexual behavior 14 Sexology the study of sex 15 Studying up refers to the need to study those at the top of any particular power structure 16 One sex model comes from the ancient Greeks views of women not as a completely different type of creature but as an inferior version of men 17 Two sex model women men are believed to be completely different types of people sex is viewed as a bounded category you re either m or f there s nothing in between 18 Berdache from the French for male prostitute of two spirits 19 Ethnocentrism seeing one s own culture as better more correct or right relative to another culture 20 Sexual inversion attributed homosexuality to an inborn inversion of gender traits 21 Homosexual role the set of expectations we have for how people who occupy the social status of homosexual should behave 22 Benny boys male sex workers solicited by male Marines during shore leave 23 Homosexual career presumes some basic trajectory or series of life events that homosexual individuals share in common 24 Homosexual identity to say that some individuals consider their particular sexual identity to be an important part of their own self concept 25 Boston marriages passionate attachments between women in the 18 th 19th centuries 26 Homosocial refers merely to social relationships between those of the same sex 27 Privilege is an not necessarily earned right that is attached to a social status 28 Hetero privilege set of unearned rights that are given to heterosexuals in many societies 29 Hegemonic curriculum practices in schools or other institutions that both legitimize the dominant culture marginalize or reject other cultures forms of knowledge 30 Hetero romantic norms prescribe specific behavioral norms for m f that are important to proving their masculinity or feminity as well as gaining acceptance in the peer culture of high school 31 Egalitarian one that is embedded in a belief in equality among all people


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