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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



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