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Sexual Identity in Africa - A passionate subject, a cultural and universal practice, a part of the human nature and a divine attribute bestowed upon man by his creator. No culture is superior to another when it comes to sexuality, its acts is everywhere. It doesn’t change the face of any culture or change modernity from moving forward. Sexuality, sexual harassments, sexual dimorphism, sexual orientation, sexual intercourse, gays, lesbians, sexual preferences, sexual rights, sexual selection, sex appeal, being sexy, an endless list of each phrase, briefly coming with one source word; Sex....   [tags: Sexual Issues]
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Military Sexual Assault - Hot Topic for Military Sexual Assault The military is facing a major controversy when it comes to sexual harassment and sexual assault. Both sides of this controversy generally feel something needs to be changed so these crimes decrease and our soldiers feel safe among their comrades. The basic argument of this issues is how the government and military can change to decrease these crimes. This leads to the main question for this issue. Should Military Commanders prosecute sexual assault cases. ....   [tags: Sexual Harrassment, Sexual Assault ]
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Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace - ... On the other hand, psychological sexual harassment is when “A male co-worker or superior has shown an interest in female co-worker, but she is not keen on accepting his dates and have openly and clearly made known her disinterest and disapproval. Yet he persists, showering her with signs of his affection by leaving flowers on her table, dropping hints and finding ways to be alone with her, even making hidden threats.” In one of the episodes of The Office, Michael Scott tries to hit on Pam Beasley and she clearly shows no interest and yet he still tries to pursue for a while....   [tags: unwelcome sexual adances] 1159 words
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The Severity of Child Sexual Abuse - Child abuse, while having many different forms and levels of severity, can be basically defined as the maltreatment of a child by a parent or other adult. When one thinks of child abuse, usually the first thing that comes to mind is physical harm, but the issue is actually much more complex. The abuse of a child can also be manifested in verbal and emotional forms, as well as in sexual molestation. All forms of child abuse generally result in similar emotional disorders and behavioral issues, but the major consequences of sexual abuse, such as mental or emotional scarring, promiscuity, and the tendency of former victims to become sexual abusers, cause it to be the most severely damaging for...   [tags: maltreatment, sexual molestation]
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Rape and Sexual Assault in the Military - The purpose of this essay is to discuss the issue of rape and sexual assault in the military. The number of attacks for rape and sexual assault in the military are at an all-time high. Women have recently been allowed to fight on the front line. While this may be a huge achievement for women-kind, for this woman, it is a very scary thought. I am a junior at Texas Academy of Biomedical Sciences; a school geared towards students wishing to enter the medical field. I may be forced to join the military one day if a war breaks out and women are needed to protect the country....   [tags: Military Sexual Assaults]
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The Many Facets of Sexual Assault - A model of sexual violence risk proposed by Abbey, McAuslan, and Ross (1998) posits a central role for sexual misperception (i.e., perception of sexual interest or sexual attraction in a potential partner when that partner has not intended to communicate interest). Normatively it has been well documented that male college students perceive more female sexual interest than was intended to be conveyed. Whether viewing still images, video, or live interactions, men tend to perceive women as displaying more sexual interest than women view the female actor displaying and more sexual interest than the female actor intended to display (Abbey, 1982; Abbey & Harnish, 1995; Edmonson & Conger, 1995; Sa...   [tags: Sexual Crimes, argumentative, persuasive] 1264 words
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Taking a Look at Sexual Sadism - ... There isn’t a specific cause for the development of a sadistic attitude though research has shown people who suffer have had brain injuries, mental illness (schizophrenia) and social disorders. It becomes an escape for them, during their everyday life they may feel like they aren’t adequate or feel powerless so dominating someone weaker than them empowers their ego. If the sadist can’t express his fantasies because of family or religious reasons etc. he must suppress that fantasy but when the opportunity does arise to fulfil the fantasy he becomes confused....   [tags: sexual practices, pleasure fetiches] 1228 words
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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace - My major is Human Resources. The problem is sexual harassment in the work place. Sexual harassment affects everyone in the work environment. Sexual harassment has been a problem for years. According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), sexual harassment includes: Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature ... when submission to or rejection of this conduct explicitly or implicitly affects an individual's employment....   [tags: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace] 1152 words
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Sexual Coercion: Abuse and Perceptions - History of Abuse Predicting Current Experiences and Perceptions of Sexual Coercion  Sexual aggression among college students has been a popular topic of examination for the past three decades. One of the reasons for the repeated analysis is the fact that sexual aggression remains a common and enduring experience among college students. An early survey on this topic found that 54% of college women reported experiencing some sort of sexual victimization (Koss, Gidycz, & Wisniewski, 1987). That same year, Muehlenhard and Linton reported that 78% of female college students experienced some sort of sexual coercion and 15% reported experiencing a rape....   [tags: Sexual Issues, argumentative, persuasive]
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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace - Sexual harassment in the workplace is a huge problem in recent history. It can happen to anyone and it can happen everywhere. It can affect all types of races, gender and age. Statistics today shows that more and more sexual harassment has become an issue due to the large number of cases presented. Mainstream media becomes consume covering sexual harassment because of the high profile cases. Sexual harassment becomes a topic on various TV shows, and on some major morning radio talk shows mostly everyday....   [tags: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace] 1253 words
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Sexual Harassment and Workplace Violence - Harassment has plagued the world for centuries. Why should the workplace be any different. Sexual harassment and workplace violence are not only of historical roots, but contemporary issues are still present in the workforce today. Managers are addressing and combating modern sexual harassment and workplace violence, however instances still occur (Robbins, Decenzo & Coulter, 2011). “Sexual harassment is defined as any unwanted action or activity of a sexual nature that explicitly or implicitly affects an individual’s employment, performance, or work environment” (Robbins, Decenzo & Coulter, 2011)....   [tags: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace]
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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace - Sexual harassment can be described as any unwanted sexual comments or unwanted sexual advances. People think that in a sexual harassment situation that the offender is always a male but that is not the case, females can also be the harasser. There can be several incidents where a male is sexually harassing a female, female harassing a male, female harassing a female, or a male harassing a male. When sexual harassment occurs it can make any situation uncomfortable, especially if the advances are unwelcome....   [tags: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace]
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Sexual Harassment is NOT Tolerable - According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) sexual harassment can be defined as unwelcome sexual advances, wishes for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitutes sexual harassment when submission to or rejection of this conduct clearly or completely affects an individual's employment, unreasonably interferes with an individual's work routine or creates a threatening, antagonistic or unpleasant work environment (EEOC, 2002). The victim or harasser can either be a man or a woman, and sexual harassment is not always targeted to members of the opposite sex....   [tags: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace]
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The Effects of Sexual Orientation Discrimination - “I was raised around heterosexuals, as all heterosexuals are, that’s where us gay people come from…you heterosexuals.” This is a quote from Ellen DeGeneres; an openly gay celebrity. Ellen, as well as thousands of other Americans are taking a stand to end homophobia. Homophobia refers to discriminatory remarks or actions directed towards a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgendered (LGBT) person. Homophobia has many damaging effects and for this purpose, should be stopped. Some major effects of homophobia are discrimination at work, the emotional impact it has on homosexuals, and the lack of family recognition....   [tags: lgbt, sexual discrimination, homophobia]
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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace - Sexual harassment in the workplace consists of unsolicited sexual behaviors the recipient finds offensive and intimidating. Though this discrimination is illegal, the number of cases of sexual harassment continues to increase each year. This harassment may affect the recipient’s work performance, health, and career. Both men and women are victims of this discrimination; unfortunately, the majority never reports it to their employers due to fear of retaliation or loss of employment. Sexual Harassment in the Work Place Headlines in newspapers, the evening news, and the internet report an increasing number of sexual harassment incidents in the public arena of politics....   [tags: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace]
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Sexual Predatory Laws of Alabama - Even though Alabama’s sexual predators laws are considered strict, it does not negate the fact Sexual predators often rob their victim of innocent that is never recovered. Furthermore, these sexual predators seek the most vulnerable persons in society to seek assault sexually. Alabama’s laws seek to alleviate however, predators many time will return to a predatory lifestyle even after prison. Technology has only served to enhance sexual predators’ ability to reach out to it victim in private by way of chat room and other social networks....   [tags: Sexual Crimes, Laws, Alabama]
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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace - Sexual harassment is a violation of women's rights and a prohibited form of violence against women in many countries. Sexually harassing conduct causes devastating physical and psychological injuries to a large percentage of women in workplaces around the world. Harassment directed against women in the workplace by their supervisors, fellow employees, or third parties interferes with the integration of women in the workforce, reinforces the subordination of women to men in society, violates women's dignity and creates a health and safety hazard at work....   [tags: Sexual Harassment, Women's Rights]
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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace - Sexual harassment in the workplace is a real, widespread issue but is also a broad and ambiguous subject. Many employees and employers do not completely understand what constitutes sexual harassment or even who can be charged with a violation. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recognizes two forms of sexual harassment as illegal; quid pro quo (sexual harassment) and hostile environment harassment. Charges can involve harassment of a sexual nature or simply a hostile work environment and therefore, policies and procedures must be put in place and training must be conducted for all employees....   [tags: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace]
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Sexual Education Starts At Home - Sexual education is a constant development that starts from birth and continues across the developmental life span. During this process, it is crucial to lay a strong foundation for sexual health. There are many factual and non-factual opinions about the topic of sexual education. It is constantly it is being discussed and highly publicized in our society via Mass Media and some of the most influential people in our lives. Sexual education is more than sex; it’s about sexual development, reproduction, intimacy, gender role relationships and self-respect....   [tags: Sexual Education, argumentative, persuasive] 847 words
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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace - Sexual harassment in its most basic form is the unwanted sexual attention from someone in the workplace. The problem with sexual harassment is that it creates a hostile work environment, which slows or stops productivity and workforce cooperation. Other than the productivity, acquiring legal counsel and settlements are very expensive. The three articles examined cover current understandings of sexual harassment research, gender based harassment, and a thorough breakdown of the laws. The APA ethics guidelines are well defined standards that psychologists are expected to follow to avoid the obvious legal and professional issues that follow such violations....   [tags: Work Place, Sexual Attention]
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Developing and Up-Keeping Sexual Standards - Young adults everywhere in the United States are embracing the moral change in sexuality because they are able to acceptably exploit themselves sexually. Teenagers listen to music about sex, they eat foods advertised sexually, and they even wear scents and clothing made to make them seem sexually appealing. In effect, if young adults are pressured to choose and even stand up for their sexuality then how will they truly understand the importance of maintaining high sexual standards. The education of sexual conservation provides an understanding of marital purpose versus addiction to untamed, bodily attraction which is important because marriage very much defines motives and morale in society....   [tags: sexual conservativism]
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A Comparison of Sexual Predators - Although the definition of rape might be concise, the crime itself can be extremely variable depending on the situation and predator. It was once widely conceived that rape and other sexual crimes where primarily lust motivated. Recent information, however, suggests that stimulus can be as multi-faceted as the perpetrator themselves. Discrepancies in such facets as motivation and opportunity are variations that can limit the profiling and apprehension of sexual criminals. One of the most common dissimilarities amongst rape criminals is the likelihood for re-offense....   [tags: Rapists, assault, sexual]
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Children Sexual Exploitation in Thailand - ... Many children are trafficked through criminal network into or within the country often involving border police and immigration officials who transport them to brothels across Thailand. Many children are persuaded to come into the country with promises of jobs but since they don't speak the Thai language they are exposed to physical abuse, violence and exploitation. According to the Thai tradition the first duty of a girl is to support her family by any means. Therefore in order to pay off family debts many girls have been obliged to work as prostitutes or sometimes even to marry their abusers....   [tags: sexual abuse of minors]
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Sexual Orientation's Effect on Society - There are many issues that have arrived in our culture that may conflict with a traditional viewpoint. Day by day, I see people parting from conservative life styles to those that are flamboyant and boisterous. I can’t pin point just one group or sector of people, beliefs, or ideologies that is morally altering the future generations; but I will expound on sexual orientation and how it affect us, socially, emotionally, and politically. There is a vast array of ideas being dispensed that affects multiple areas of our lives as a nationwide community....   [tags: Sexual Orientation, homosexuality, argumentative, ] 1976 words
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Sexual Harassment at the Workplace - Harassment and Discrimination at the Work Place Three repair workers at the Facilities Management Division of the Lee County jail filed a series of harassment and discrimination claims after being repeatedly harassed and discriminated by nine co-workers for over three years. After an extensive investigation by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), it was determined that there was sufficient evidence to file a claim in federal court. Now, the United States Justice Department has filed a claim against Lee County in Florida costing tax payers thousands if not, millions of dollars....   [tags: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace]
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The Causes of Low Conviction Rate for Sexual Offenders - ... One such effect may be a heightened sense of attention directed to the local sex offender, while a deprivation of attention given to a known person that regularly interacts with children (Craun & Theriot, 2009). There is a surfeit of data stating that the typical sex offender is someone known by the victim to some degree. Despite 30% of participants believing a stranger was more likely to commit a sexual offense when compared to a known person, over 50% of participants expressed equal concern that both a stranger and known person can be potential sex offenders (Craun & Theriot, 2009)....   [tags: sexual abuse, sexual violations] 2807 words
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Sexual Assault of Women in the Military - ... The study provides new alertness of “MST during deployment” to enacted policy changes and refining services for the military women against sexual assault (Burns; Grindlay; Holt; Manski; Grossman, 2014). The article, “Intimate Partner Violence and Military women” by Glenna Tinney is a big concern for women serving in the military. It’s becoming a matter for both women in the military and civilian life. The relationship with the perpetrator is identified with IPV is broken down to four terms: Coercive control, resistive violence, situational violence, and mental illness....   [tags: military sexual trauma, US servicewomen] 1418 words
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Florida vs Sexual Predators - The debate about sexual predators and how they should be handled has been discussed for years. In Florida it has been no different and the debate still continues today. This paper will discuss Florida’s approach to sexual predators and the laws which, prohibits conduct considered to be predatory. Florida’s approach to sexual predators is to have criminals convicted of predatory acts or crimes against society to register in a sexual offender data base that was passed under the Florida Sexual Predator’s Act in 1997....   [tags: Sexual Predator Law]
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Sexual Victimization of Women - According to a statement addressing the sexual victimization of college women The Crime and Victimization in America states that, “ One out of four women will be sexually assaulted on a college campus.” This disturbing fact has not minimized throughout the years, instead it is continuing to worsen throughout college campuses. Sexual assault is not an act to be taken lightly. Society must stop pinpointing the individuals who commit these crimes one by one, but rather look at the problem as a whole and begin to understand the main cause of sexual assault and possible methods to reduce these acts of sexual coercion....   [tags: Sexual Assault, argumentative, persuasive]
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Sexual Assault of Children - Introduction Sexual assault of children by adults is an epidemic that has reached significant proportion. According to Raymond Webster PhD, child sexual abuse “is typically defined as involving either actual physical or nonphysical contact experiences between a child and an adult in which the child is subjected to sexually based exploitation, humiliation, or degradation (Webster, 2004). “The sexual abuse and exploitation of children is one of the most vicious crimes conceivable, a violation of mankind’s most basic duty to protect the innocent, James T....   [tags: Sociology, Sexual Abuse]
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Theories of Sexual Offending - Sexual assault is one of the most offensive and depraved crimes that exist in our society today. The physical and psychological toll that this act has on its victims is as incalculable as it is incomprehensible. A sexual assault in Canada is defined as all incidents of unwanted sexual activity, including sexual attacks and sexual touching. Victims of these acts reported feeling angry, confused, frustrated and fearful. The General Social Survey (GSS) on Victimization shows that young women and girls are at a greater risk for victimization, making them especially vulnerable between the ages of 15 and 24....   [tags: Sexual assault in Canada]
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Pedophilia, and Sexual Offenses - ... This dependency will lead children to accept what they are told to do by adults even if it is something questionable. The deciding factor in a a pedophile's decision to attack depends on the attacker's access to the child. In instances of in-home abuse 42% of attackers were fathers, 58% were stepfathers including boyfriends of the mothers as well as uncles, grandfathers and other family members. One third of offenders in this research group were other "trusted" adults in the eyes of children like teachers, sports team coaches, activities planners, among others....   [tags: sexual preference for children]
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Sexual Abuse in Children - I know they will judge him, but I want someone out there to realize that my brother was scared and did the only thing he knew how to. My brother was just as badly raped and tortured as the other girls he had raped. My father sexually and physically abused my brother. I shared a room with my brother and I know for a fact what my brother had endured growing up. I know my father tied my brother up, beat him with belts, burned him and anything else you can think of that qualifies as torture I'm pretty sure covers it....   [tags: Sexual Abuse, argumentative, persuasive]
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Sexual Deviancy and the Internet - History defines us. History is what makes changes to both norms of society and what is socially acceptable for any lifestyle. That being said, how does the internet and sexual deviancy play a role in our history and how has it changed through time. What is acceptable in the terms of sexual variation now from our past as a world and as a society. Times changes and so do viewpoints on what is sexually acceptable, however, some forms of sexual deviancy such as pedophilia will never be acceptable by any standards of human decency....   [tags: Atypical Sexual Behavior, Internet Pornography] 1753 words
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Domestic Violenece and Sexual Assault - ... This includes but not limited to emotional, physical, spiritual, mental psychological and even economic abuse. The reason a victim does not leave their abuser is because the abuser constantly makes the victim feel like it is their mistake that the abuse is happening. Shame, fear or humiliation normally leaves the victim feeling trapped. In the end, most victims end up feeling isolated and have no one to go to (Domestic Violence, 1993). Currently more than one in fourth U.S. men and more than one in third U.S....   [tags: case studies, child sexual abuse] 1530 words
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Sexual Dysfunctions Involving Women - Female Sexual Interest/Arousal Disorder In the 5th edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, is sending female sexual interest/arousal disorder, interpersonal context must be taken into account. In desire discrepancy in which a woman has lower desire for sexual activities and her partner, is not sufficient to diagnose female sexual interest/arousal disorder in order for the criteria for the disorder to be met, there must be absence or reduced frequency or intensity of at least three of six indicators (criteria A) for a minimum duration of approximately 6 months (criteria B).....   [tags: arousal disorder, female sexual interest]
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Childhood Sexual Abuse Victims at Risk for Becoming Adult Sexual Offenders - Resiliency Some studies have been done to examine the resiliency of victims of CSA. Resiliency can be defined as the ability of a person to adjust to adverse life events or circumstances, or possibly both (Lambie, Seymour, Lee, & Adams, 2002). In terms of CSA, resiliency refers to the ability of a victim to “snap back” into normal life and to successfully cope with the sexual trauma they have been through. When this resiliency is absent, individuals have a hard time adjusting back to normal life and often act out as a result....   [tags: resiliency, sexual deviancy]
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Are Teenagers and Sexual Relationships a Horrible Union? - Do teenagers have good sexual behavior. Are they ready to take chances with their sexual relationships. Does teenagers’ behavior become harmful after sexual relationships. Studies show that 13 million babies of teenage mothers are born each year, and 21% of them are Ecuadorian (El Comercio / Spanish source). What should we do to stop or moderate the sexual behavior of teenagers. There are plenty of good ideas, but the most important ones are: schools should teach sex education frequently, organizations and companies should help teenagers to abstain from sexual relationships, and parents should intervene....   [tags: sexual behavior, sex education]
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The Language of Sexual Crime: Consent an Essential Factor in Sexual Offenses - 1 Introduction Consent can be found in different kinds of human activities, including recruiting, signing contracts, giving approval for medical treatment and engaging in sexual activities. Especially in sexual activities, consent is a critical element for making conduct permissible. Although there are some studies on discussing whether the occurrence of consent is an essential factor in sexual offences (Pineau 1989; Tiersma 2007), it remains important in Hong Kong legislation. Hong Kong Ordinances Cap.200 s.118 has stated that, “(3) A man commits rape if – (a) he was unlawful sexual intercourse with a woman who at the time of the intercourse does not consent to it; and (b) at that time he...   [tags: sexual intercourse, interpretation]
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Religious, Cultural and Psychological Views of Sexual Intercourse - ‘Sexual act’ is not an evil by itself. Indeed, sexual act is the powerful driven force for the survival of human race – don’t you agree. In biological sense, sexual act can lead to the exchange of genetic materials. Although, some might argue, the transfer of genetic information can be done in vitro process, in normal circumstance the natural method (referring to the sexual intercourse between male and female Homo sapiens) is more cost-effective. Besides, natural method can, while vitro process cannot, give physical and emotional pleasures to the extent that most sexual practitioners would crave for more....   [tags: coitus, sexual behavior, sexual addiction] 2162 words
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The Sexual Response Cycle in Men and Women - The Sexual Response Cycle Men and women sexually go through a cycle. This cycle is known as the sexual response cycle. The sexual response cycle is made up of four different phases, the excitement, plateau, orgasm, and resolution phases. The cycle is also categorized in two ways, vasocongestion and myotonia. Vasocongestion is where swelling occurs because blood rushes to certain areas of the body such as earlobes, for women to the opening of the vaginal area, and for men around the testes, it also causes the erection of the penis....   [tags: sex, sexual dysfunction] 1174 words
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Sexual Offender Laws and the Labeling Theory - Many people might think that sex offenders are repugnant to society and that people who commit sex crimes should be removed from our society. The reality is that many people do not know that most people who commit sex offenses are normal people. In most cases, they are hardworking people who got caught doing something our society ‘thinks’ is wrong and get labelled sex offenders. This is where Labeling Theory comes into places, because it focus on social and institutional responses to an individual....   [tags: sexual abuse legislation]
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Sexual Violence and The Adam Walsh Act - ... STRENGTHS The three-tier system imposes strengths of the AWA. The tiers are all dependent on the crime of the conviction and sentence length. The purpose of the Tier system is to classify and identify the sexual offenders that are most at risk for recidivism. This allows the public to be informed of sexual offender’s whereabouts. Tier I of The AWA is SORNA. The purpose of SORNA is solely used to classify offenders. The offenders are of misdemeanor offenses. The offenses result in less than one year imprisonment....   [tags: women, sexual offenders] 1331 words
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Pornography and Sexual Fantasies - How do people satisfy curiosities. It used to be that people satisfied curiosities by asking other individuals about the topic, or even looking up the answer in a book. In today’s world, any curiosity can be entertained by performing a web search of the curiosity one has. This form of discovering something new is easy and fast. This method of accessing information sounds great, but what happens when an adolescent has a sexual curiosity. He or she will most likely type something sexually related into a search engine and very quickly encounter explicit content, which does more than just satisfy the individual’s sexual curiosity....   [tags: self-stimulation, ejaculation, sexual experience]
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The Trauma of Childhood Sexual Abuse - An estimated 39 million survivors of childhood sexual abuse exist in America today (Darness2Light, 2009a ). This figure continues to grow daily as perpetrators of this crime continue in this destructive path. The definition of child sexual abuse is the force, coercion, or cajoling of children into sexual activities by a dominant adult or adolescent. Sexual abuse of children includes touching (physical) sexually including: fondling; penetration (vaginal or anal using fingers, foreign objects or offenders organs; oral sex, or non-physical contact including: sexual comments; indecent exposures; masturbating in a child’s presence; child prostitution or child pornography (Child Welfare, 2009a)....   [tags: children, sexual abuse, family, argumentative, per] 1679 words
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Child Sexual Abuse: The Detrimental Effects - Sexual violence is the most common violent crime in many countries, where acquaintance violence is dramatically becoming more prevalent than stranger violence. Acquaintance violence is defined as assaults in which “the victim knew one or more of the offenders at least by sight, but not involving partners, ex-partners, household members, and other relatives” (Mattinson, 2001). Child sexual abuse is largely becoming a problem that affects children of all ages, genders, and cultural backgrounds, furthermore most cases are committed by men who were at some point involved in the child’s life....   [tags: sexual violence, posttraumatic symptoms]
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The Psychological Effects of Sexual Maltreatment On Filipino Comfort Women - Introduction Any disparity in power makes physical and sexual maltreatment more probable. This is mainly true in the extensive prevalence of rape during the time of the Second World War. Sexual maltreatment, in the form of rape, inflicted on the Filipino comfort women during the war are considered as an offense of crime against humanity. However, it remained unreported and unrecognized years after the war. Rape is identified as criminal sexual intercourse without the consent of the victim. Even so, given all the consequences of rape for victims, this definition is rather limited ....   [tags: Sexual Crimes]
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Child Sexual Abuse and Child Pornography - ... Before 2004-2005, most of the laws concerning this matter stated that a “child” was someone who was under the age of 16 years. But after 2005, most states changed the age to 18 years. They also made the punishments for these offenses harsher (Libertus.net, 2014). There have been a series of laws that have been brought about in the last few decades to try to combat the growing issue of child pornography. In 1977, the government started to try to protect children from exploitation with the Protection of Children Against Sexual Exploitation Act....   [tags: pictures, videos, sexual fantasies] 1991 words
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Three Dimensions to Classify People's Sexual Orientation - Homosexuality is a sexual behavior with sexual attraction to, or sexual preference for, a person of the same gender. The different types of homosexuality are bisexual, heterosexual, and ambisexual. Bisexual is between someone and partners of both gender. Heterosexual is between someone and partners of opposite gender. Ambisexual is simply liking sex with the partner(s); gender being irrelevant. One author wrote, “The tendency to define a person as homosexual, regardless of the amount of heterosexual experience that person has, is an attempt by people to divide the world into two groups – one’s own group, which is pure, and another group, which viewed negatively, inferior, and t...   [tags: homosexuality, sexual behavior, sexual preference]
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Health Education: Teenagers and Sexual Activity - If the health education system in schools thought teenagers that sexual activity in their young age is not safe then the teen pregnancy population would have decreased dramatically. Health education has not been taken seriously by teenagers that are currently attending both middle and high school. Since teenagers have not been taking the health education seriously the country has had a large increase in the percentage of teenaged pregnancy. Teenagers have been having children at a very young age....   [tags: sexual intercourse, pregnancy population]
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Rape- An Unwanted Sexual Violence - Rape – An Unwanted Sexual Violence Sexual violence, especially rape, is a major emerging health related issue in the United States of America. According to the NISVS survey conducted by the CDC – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 20 percent of the women and 1.5 percent of the men (in the U.S.) have been involved in rape cases at some times in the past, while about 50 percent of the women and 20 percent of the men have been victims of sexual violence (other than rape) at some point in their lifetime (this may include coercive sexual intercourse, unwanted and un-consented sexual contact as well as experiences)....   [tags: Sexual Violence, Health Related Issue, Rape]
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The US Military's Sexual-Assault Problem - In the past, military news typically evolved tragic training incidents or deaths during overseas combat. However, over the last several years many incidents involving military personnel and sexual assault have made headlines across the United States. Military women and men have brought to light the lack of justice for victims of sexual assault, and the prevalence of such attacks. Questions arise as to why victims do not report incidents or seek assistance when they are physically or sexually assaulted....   [tags: Military Sexual Violence]
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Ensuring a Safe Childhood: Sexual Education - ... According to research, almost 35% of adults, that is 20% of females and 5-10% of males, “reported being sexually abused as children, while 23% of people reported being physically abused as children” (Child maltreatment 1). Despite all of the sexual abuse cases that exist, only 30% of the cases are reported to authorities; reiterating the urgency to educate the population, in particular the caretakers of young children, regarding the sexual abuse topic (Raising Awareness About Sexual Abuse 1)....   [tags: child sexual abuse, body parts]
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Sexual Assault Presentation - Using the standard definition of “forensic science” meaning “the application of science to the criminal and civil law that are enforced by police agencies in a criminal justice system,1” Ms. St. Pierre and Detective Goff work together towards a common goal. In the thousands of cases of sexual assault that plague the streets of Boston every year, these two investigators from separate backgrounds come together to establish links and serve the people these incidents have effected. Evidence is processed both in the laboratory with the help of scientific technique and also out in the field, where the final say is made on whether to pursue these cases....   [tags: Sexual Assault Essays]
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Rape and Sexual Assault - Rape is a serious problem with increasing occurrences. It is defined as “forcible sexual intercourse with a person who does not give consent” (Santrock, 2012). However, the legal definition of rape differ from state to state (Santrock, 2012). According to Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, RAINN, as of 2014 there are an average of 237,868 victims of rape and sexual assault each year (RAINN, 2014). With 525,600 minutes in a year, someone gets raped every 2 minutes. These numbers are astounding....   [tags: Men, Women, Cildren, Gay, Straight, Sexual Abuse]
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HIV and Sexual Health - Residing in rural districts is a major risk factor for delayed HIV diagnosis (Weis, Liese, Hussey, Gibson, & Duffus, 2010). Thus, Desire to Relieve and Enlighten All Mankind, Inc. (DREAM) Clinic proposes an idea to model an intervention after the Safer Sex Skills Building (SSSB) intervention, a CDC evidence-based intervention (EBI). The target population, heterosexually active women of low socioeconomic status currently in drug treatment residing in rural areas of Dawson, Georgia, lack supplementary treatment and services in these areas, presenting a noteworthy dilemma....   [tags: rural districs, sexual education, mental health]
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Sexual Contience in Spiritual Purity Program - ... We have about two hours before the dinner. The man look at their colleagues who was passing by and nodded. When the others walked away, the woman turned to her companion. Mathew, you told me some days ago something about burning memories. How do you feel today. - No any difference, Roberta. - sighed he and bowed his shoulders. - I can`t forget how I denied the doubts during the trial. This memories burn me constantly. I even dream nighmares because of them. She bit her lips then said: This is big threat....   [tags: convicts, nanosenors, activity, sexual, control] 1038 words
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Sexual Disorders - In society you would never expect things such as a sexual disorder or abnormal sexual behavior to happen to an ordinary person. Abnormal sexual behavior consist of different disorders, but in order for it to be considered a disorder it must have one of the three requirements, which are bringing harm to others, persistent or recurrent distress, or impairment in important areas of functioning. When looking more in debt at sexual disorders there are many different reasons why disorders occur, from being raped to it just being genetically, you never know why a person is the way they are....   [tags: Parental Sexual Behaviors] 1162 words
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Sexual Disorders - People have different opinions and ideas about normal or abnormal sexual behaviors. Sex is common all over the world, and all people are interested in it. The most common disorders are homosexuality, sexual dysfunctions, and sexual deviation. The only reason why these disorders are unique is due to the norm established by society, but they are not necessarily abnormal (Dombeck, 2002). Sexual orientation describes patterns of sexual and romantic attraction towards someone else. Normally one pole attracts the other, but in this case, it does not work like that....   [tags: social issues, sexual deviation]
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Sexual Dysfunction - A vast amount of men and women suffer from some type of sexual dysfunction. Researchers have identified a number of factors that may contribute to or perpetuate sexual dysfunction, including, but not limited to, performance anxiety. Performance anxiety is defined as an obsession about the adequate pleasing of one’s partner during the act of sexual intercourse. Rather than focusing on the pleasurable benefits that one can receive from intercourse, the individual experiencing performance anxiety is focused on how well he or she is performing (McCabe, 2005)....   [tags: sexual function, performance anxiety]
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Childhood Sexual Abuse - Childhood sexual abuse, as defined by the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA, 1996), includes using persuasion, enticement, and other inducements to coerce a child to engage in sexually explicit conduct or simulation of sexual acts. Survivors of sexual abuse frequently have a legacy of both psychological and physical problem throughout life. There has been considerable literature published in the past 20 years focusing on the long-term consequences of childhood sexual abuse. Survivors cannot be stereotyped....   [tags: Ethical Issues, Sexual Trauma, Depression] 1005 words
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Sexual Assault Policies - According to Kathleen Hirsch, the author of “Fraternities of Fear: Gang Rape, Male Bonding, and the Silencing of Women” 1 in every 4 women attending college will be the victim of sexual assault at some point during her academic career. Or in another study reported in the “The sexual Victimization of College Women” there are 35.3 incidents of sexual assault in a group of 1,000 women in a time span of 6.91 months (Statistics). Obviously sexual assault is a huge problem that should be taken very seriously....   [tags: sexual harassment, college, Title IX]
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Sexual Assault and Rape Can Happen to Anyone - Beginning college can either be a terrifying experience or a start to an amazing journey for someone. Those hesitant to begin college have their own reasons for the emotions. That doubt may be caused by the independence from guardian supervision, financial expectancies, or for females in all grades, sexual assault. Sexual assault occurs on college campuses and university throughout the nation; however, light is not shined upon this dilemma to the public as often as it should be. Since the founding days of such schools, sexual violence has taken place, but the colleges deny the allegations they are faced with....   [tags: sexual activity, consent, behavior] 1953 words
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Title IX Claims for Student-on-student Sexual Harrassment - Since the Davis ruling in 1999, the federal circuit courts have reviewed multiple peer sexual harassment cases. While not exactly the amount of litigation the dissent in Davis warned, there are enough cases to determine that the federal circuit courts of appeal are not entirely comfortable with the Davis standard. Although the federal circuit courts understand the general test set forth in Davis, they are struggling to define the vague terms within the Davis test. Accordingly, the courts have narrowly interpreted the Davis standard, aware of the unanswered questions....   [tags: Peer Sexual Harrassment] 3324 words
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The Relationship Between Sexual Taxonomies and Ideas of the Self - The relationship between sexual taxonomies and ideas of the self (e.g. Foucault, Jagose or Halperin) Sexual Taxonomies are not trans-historical; they are socially and historically situated and created. Sexual taxonomies are the different ideas about what sexuality is and they circulate around contexts, consequently forming identities. When we categorise sexuality it is categorised into heterosexual people and homosexual people but it is widely known that heterosexual is the ‘normal’ and accepted sexuality as “Homosexuality is a deviation from a privileged and naturalised heterosexuality,” (page 72, Annamarie Jagose, 1996)....   [tags: sexuality, sexual identities]
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The Sexual and Reproductive Health Unit in New York - Formerly known as Adolescent Reproductive Health Programs, the Sexual and Reproductive Health Unit (SRHU) has worked with youth-serving organizations for (xx) years. Through that time, they have developed a number of resources for usage by Teens in New York City. One of the most notable resources is their Clinic Guide, a wallet sized guide to clinics in New York City, in all five boroughs that provide low-cost and confidential services to teens as well as those of legal adult age. While they had been providing resources such as the clinic guide for a number of years, there was never a clear way for them to ensure their proper use and distribution....   [tags: adolescent sexual and reproductive health] 1236 words
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Besides Oneself: On the Limits of Sexual Autonomy - A livable world is defined from the society you participate in everyday life. We as people make laws and regulations for situations that may or may not happen. This is because humans are imperfect and full of flaws. Laws and regulations are the guidelines for properly living in a society that dictates to the mass instead of hearing individual concern. Then again what is it meant to be “imperfect”. Who designates the description behind being perfect. This is what I believe is “the norm” or normal way of life of a society....   [tags: sexual orientation, social norms, Judith Butler]
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Sexual Abberations - In Freud’s view, we all have a sexual desire that needs to be found and fulfilled. As soon as we are born, we try to find ways to please ourselves. He believes that the act of sex should not be shunned, but instead it should be accepted as a natural part of life. According to Freud, sexual aberrations are the result of our upbringing and our dissatisfied infantile sexuality. Around the time Nazis were persecuting homosexuals, Freud seemed fairly sympathetic towards the homosexuals. He believes that we are all born attracted to men and women but as the result of our upbringing, we can become either heterosexual or homosexual....   [tags: Sigmund Freud, sexual desire, sexuality]
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The Impact of the Sexual Revolution on Choices Related to Sex - In the study and discovery of human life and development, the inquiry of sexual development and behavior has greatly changed and impacted the course of human history. Human sexuality refers to “sex, gender identities and roles, sexual orientation, eroticism, pleasure, intimacy and reproduction. It is experienced and expressed in thoughts, fantasies, desires, beliefs, attitudes, values, behaviors, practices, roles and relationships.” (WHO, 2006a) The major shift towards human sexuality in America began in the 1960’s, and continued strongly throughout till the 1980’s; this specific period of time has been referred to as the American Sexual Revolution....   [tags: sexual revolution, human sexuality, pornography]
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Post World War II: Sexual Violence and Genocide - ... For example, the jurisprudence of the ICTY and the ICTR attest that the legal breadth of several provisions, including those of genocide, direct and public incitement to commit genocide, torture, persecution, enslavement, cruel treatment, inhumane treatment, outrages upon personal dignity and slavery as war crimes, proscribe acts of sexual violence. At the ICTY, a noticeable feature of the relevant judgments is that sexual violence against civilians formed part of and flowed from the so-called ‘ethnic cleansing’ of areas by parties to the conflict....   [tags: international crime, rape, sexual assault] 922 words
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Does The Media Influence Adolescents Sexual Behaviors and Attitudes? - Sexual content first appeared in the media in the 1980s. It was in the shape of a sex education newsletter (Rich, n.d.). Puberty is a strange stage for a teenager. During this stage in life they go through different developments such as hormone increase, sexual desires etc. The media can sometimes influence adolescents to become sexually active. They are more susceptible to being swayed to accepting sexual acts as being normal during the puberty stage. Depending on the age and phase of growth the adolescents are going through, their cognitive skills permit them to decisively explore the hidden messages found in the media....   [tags: social issues, sexual content, teen]
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Sexual Harassment and the Atmosphere of the Laboratory - Sexual Harassment and the Atmosphere of the Laboratory Sexual harassment and discrimination are still common at research universities despite of the efforts made by universities to stop such related issues. Universities have taken several measures to train the faculty for recognizing sexual harassment and that the department should keep the records and complaints against professors from students and fellow faculty members. Although sexual harassment can no longer be regarded as science misconduct it is still illegal at research institutes....   [tags: Lab Sexual Harassment] 1096 words
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Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace - The Los Angeles Times recently ran survey results that found that four out of five teenagers suffer sex harassment at school. One in ten students said that he/she had been forced to commit a sexual act during school hours. The surveyors state that the findings provide evidence that sexual harassment in schools has reached “epidemic” proportions. Employment training programs now ten years after the sexual harassment prohibition and the well-publicized Thomas hearings begin with myths and facts about sexual harassment or pre-tests on knowledge of the prohibitions against the activity....   [tags: Prevention of Sexual Harassment]
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