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Human Sexuality 1 Day 1 Phimosis scar tissue on foreskin that constricts the penis and can stop an erection Early 1900s belief that if you avoid exciting food then you won t be aroused sexually therefor won t masturbate believed that males have a set amount of semen Social control g Europe and north America Shame Islamic Honor E Zuni native American Learned v instinctive behaviors primates must learn to have sex while its instinctive for rats Stimulation and sexual situations are often learned Universal sexual turn ons youth wealthstatus health Universal turnoffs poor hygiene and cowardice Day 2 Third Gender identify not solely female or male Zuni Indians third gender variation historically revered they knew something about being female and male similar for most native Americans considered to have two spirits now natives have more negative attitudes about third gender because of missionaries lntersex biologically not solely male or female Fafafini men that have been raised to be a girl from the time of birth in Samoa often become performers Sworn Virgin in Albania women take a vow of chastity and take on the role of a man for social and cultural reasons sometimes because the family doesn t have a male representative In Afghanistan families disguise girls to be boys so that the family can have a boy raises the family s status at puberty she must switch back to being a girl and many of her privileges are taken away Melanesian and New Guinean boys are expected to be receptive to anal intercourse with a man chosen by his father it is a right of passage Hijras in d are biologically male but surgically castrated and take on a more female identity Thailand ladyboys that are effeminate gay males sometimes transition surgically to become female transgende umbrella term for all gender variation transexual identify as a different gender than was assigned at birth intersex variation of female and male anatomy sex reasignment transitioning between genders Human Sexuality 2 Day 3 In the 70s China passed the one child policy restricted marriage until twenty and encouraged people to not have babies until mid twenties only 4 generations in a century if you wait until age 25 to have children rather than 5 generations if you have children at age 20 only applied to the Han population that made up the over 90 Tanzania woman are encouraged to have premarital sex so that they get pregnant and prove their fertility before they get married Protecting virginity female genital mutation chastity belt veil covering entire body not let out of the house without a man Verification of virginity wearing a sign on the foreheads of women in Africa helped prevent HIV spreading Incest Patriarchal societies often have stronger punishments than matriarchal societies for incest Sex Education in Sweden sex education is prevalent and very openly talked about Some countries an adult teaches you to have sex just like they would teach you how to write or drive a car in Israel childhood masturbation in public is normal India the Kama Sutra manual about love and sex Japanese prints also serve as a manual in Japan Day 4 homogenous biological structures that are the same in males and females from gestation sunna removal of the tip of the clitoris excision removal of the clitoris and the labia minora infibulation removal of clitoris and labia minora and majora 11000 babies have visible intersex traits 1200 develop to have hormones or secondary sex traits of the opposite sex than they were assigned at birth Human Sexuality 3 fertilization happens in the fallopian tubes and then 7 days later the egg is implanted in the wall of the uterus after 7 weeks there is a heart beat If there is HCG in the a woman s blood then she is probably pregnant there are also hormonal tests and home tests other signs of pregnancy no menstruation nausea bigger breasts increases pigmentation of the nipples irritability of the bladder 90 of abortions in the US happen before the end of the first trimester abortions in the first trimester are much safer than carrying the baby to term woman are expected to gain between 0 and 40 pounds even though the baby only weighs 69 pounds fat stores are adaptive because woman may have to live off of fat after birth called a fe tus up until the moment of birth then it s a 1 all nonnecessary drugs even over the counter drugs can be bad for the baby condoms during pregnancy are advised because you don t want any new bacteria or viruses in the vagina can be stopped from spreading to the baby by a drug in the later stages of pregnancy and avoiding breast feeding amniocentesis taking amniotic fluid from uterus and test it for birth defects
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