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Solution: In Exercises 92 to 95, use the graph of f shown

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Problem 95

In Exercises 92 to 95, use the graph of f shown below to sketch a graph of g

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Week 14 Notes PSCH 315 st Notes are on every other page, excluding the 1 Ch. 13 Lesbian and Bisexual Women  Many stereotypes for lesbians o Lots about appearance – short hair, no makeup, manly, etc. o Man-hating  Lots of women who don’t conform to lesbians stereotypes  Queer: o Used to mean strange o Used to be a slur o Now a term for non-heterosexuals o Anyone who’s a sexual minority  Homophobia is a fear of homosexuality; anti-gay prejudice is acting hatefully toward homosexuals  There’s a lesbian culture o Ex. Boystown in Chicago is mostly known for its large amount of gay male residents, but it is a community for queer people in general o Some parts of the country have higher populations of lesbians o There are communities of lesbians that serve their interests and rights o Ex. WNBA lesbians have a sense of community  Sexual orientation now noted in census data so that minority sexualities are allocated more attention and resources  Lesbian couples similar to heterosexual couples in length of relationships, negative/positive behavior displayed toward each other, and what they argue about (money, sex, housework)  Boston Marriages: older term for romantic but asexual relationships  Coming Out Process o Mainstream assumption is that you are heterosexual, until you announce that you are not o Comparison Step: comparing themselves to other people to figure out their own sexuality o May experience a sense of loss over not being heterosexual – heterosexuals treated better by society o Tolerance Step: moving in direction of more certainty about their sexuality o Acceptance Step: fully accept their sexuality, rather than tolerate it o A process of affirming own sexuality o Pride Step: they’re bad and we’re good; heterosexuals are viewed with a negative connotation o Synthesis Step: there are good heterosexual people, and bad heterosexual people; things aren’t so black and white o These steps can also apply to gay men o Can come out selectively – only tell certain people o Parents not often the 1 ones to be told about their sexuality; usually 1 come out to a peer/close friend o Mothers tend to be more accepting o Often have dual identity of being in queer and heterosexual communities  Mental Health o Historically, same-sex attraction seen as a mental disorder o 1973: same-sex attraction no longer considered a mental illness o Lesbians similar to heterosexual women in self-esteem, levels of distress in lives o Lesbians more likely than heterosexual women to have suicidal thoughts, attempt suicide, and see a therapist  Related to being in a society that is not entirely accepting o Lesbians less likely to have eating disorders, be preoccupied with weight o Lesbians have lowest rates of HIV/AIDs o APA regards conversion therapies (largely religious-based) as unethical; they don’t work o Therapists must be considerate and knowledgeable of queer patients; check own internal prejudices o Being lesbian/bisexual adds to pressures/stressors of being a women, in addition to other identity components PAGE LEFT BLANK  Lesbians as Parents o Children of lesbian mothers develop just as well as children of heterosexual couples o Raise their children in similar way o Majority of their children have a heterosexual orientation  Why are some women lesbians o Misconception that women choose to be queer after having bad experiences with men o Biological explanations (genetics)  Research: identical twin sisters raised separately/differently are both lesbians at a rate of 50%  Theory that lesbians have more testosterone (nonconclusive)  Theory that hypothalamus functions differently in lesbians (nonconclusive) o Learning explanation  Suggests that some women are conditioned (rewarded) to be lesbians  Operant/classical conditioning; social learning  No support for this o Bottom line – there is no conclusive reason; we don’t know exactly why o Assuming that they just are who they are implies that there was no event that made them that way o Conservative people believe that homosexuality is a choice o Part of their identity; “I knew I was…”, not “I became…”  Differences between lesbians and gay men o Lesbians tend to place more emphasis on emotional side of relationships (intimacy, closeness) o Lesbians are more likely to be in long-term, stable relationships – so have fewer relationships o Lesbians have less sex o Different attitudes/ideas in society about lesbians than about gay men PAGE LEFT BLANK  Lesbians and ethnicity o Women subjected to disadvantages/stereotypes of the different groups they’re a part of o Their primary identity may be different from heterosexual women o Latina lesbians  Latino community more conservative, less accepting of homosexuals  Community more concerned with child-bearing/traditional family  As a result, Latinas are more likely to fall into white lesbian culture o Asian lesbians  Seen as a rejection of family (wife/mother role)  Homosexuals often rejected  Less expression of public displays of affection o African American lesbians  Strong anti-gay prejudice in this culture o Some advantages to having triple minority status  More critical/aware of sexuality in mainstream society/media  They identify their sexuality at a younger age  More aware of inequalities toward women and minority groups  Takeaway: lesbianism is a normal form of behavior o Sexual minority women are not all one shape or size Ch. 14 The Victimization of Women  Rape: non-consenting oral, anal, or vaginal penetration by force/threat; when someone is not able to give consent; when consent is initially given but then taken back o Men can be raped too o It is still rape even if the victim orgasms

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Textbook: College Algebra and Trigonometry
Edition: 7
Author: Richard N. Aufmann
ISBN: 9781439048603

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Solution: In Exercises 92 to 95, use the graph of f shown