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Gay Sex And Same Sex Relationships

- “No wonder you are so stressed. Getting all that together sounds like a headache and half,” Stephanie said shaking her head then with a quizzical look on her face asked, “Now wait, isn’t Lily that the sister that was so anti-gay when you first came out?” Nodding her head Leah confirmed Stephanie had it correct, “I don’t know who took it the hardest, my mother or Lily. She is the oldest so she always felt like she was my mama. Keep in mind, when I came out I was in my second year of graduate school and had been out on my own for three years making my own money....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality]

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Sex Education versus Abstinence

- Students in the United States should be required to take sex education classes that promote abstinence instead of safe sex. Why is sex education prominent than abstinence. Focusing on abstinence will lead to a better outcome in life, while sex education has major disadvantages. Abstinence is the way to go, because the best safe sex is no sex. According to the Macmillan Dictionary, sex education is a system of medical and pedagogical measures for inculcating in parents, children, adolescents and young adults correct attitudes towards sex....   [tags: safe sex, no sex, sex life]

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Premarital Sex And Same Sex Marriages

- ... Many Americans have some type of spiritual belief even if they are not faithful believers in Christianity or devoted church members. A particular passage from the Bible that tells a person to avoid premarital sex is “…It is good for a man not to have sexual relations with a woman. But since sexual immorality is occurring, each man should have sexual relations with his own wife, and each woman with her own husband (1 Corinthians 7:1-2 New International Version). Even though the bible has never changed data from the General Social Survey of US adults, shows that over the span of 50 years there was a 29 percent rise in the acceptance of premarital sex (Lucke, 2015)....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Marriage, Homosexuality]

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Sex Offenders: To Castrate or Not To Castrate

- The act of rape is arguably one of the worse crimes that can be committed against another person. In the last few years there has been much debate about whether sex offenders should be castrated either voluntarily or as a forced treatment. There are a number of arguments for and against chemical or surgical castration being implemented against known sex offenders. First it is important to explain the difference between surgical and chemical castration. Surgical castration is the removal of a man’s testicles, for the purpose of removing his reproductive abilities and to control the levels of testosterone being produced....   [tags: Sex Crimes]

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Sex Education : A Shocking Amount Of Sex

- “Abstinence-Only?”, More Like “Accidents-Only” Sex ed. A phrase would make most middle schoolers cringe or giggle, and most high school students groan. Whether it was looking at diagrams of reproductive organs, reading about people who regret having sex before marriage, or watching slideshows with pictures of various genitals laden with disease, most sex education seemed disgusting and terrifying to students. Worst of all, much of it was incorrect. In reality, a shocking amount of sex education taught to students is misleading and untrue in many cases....   [tags: Sex education, Birth control, Sexual intercourse]

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The Issue Of Punishment Of Sex Offenders

- It is no secret that the issue of punishment of sex offender is steadily growing. From what kind of sex crime was committed, to who committed it , the bottom line is we need change. The main argument that people bring up now a days is that if you commit a crime, then you should suffer the consequences and face your punishment , and I totally agree. But when you start going overboard and start making people publicly display there long gone past, then you start to have problems.To name a few, inability to find a job, inability to find a place to stay, and last but not least the person’s overall character is destroyed....   [tags: Sex offender, Sex offender registration]

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Supervising Sex Offenders in the Community

- There are many different strategies available to community corrections officials to best supervise individual sex offenders with different needs in the community. Each offender is an individual and requires personalized types of supervision as well as different treatments. Electronic monitoring has allowed for community corrections officials to monitor sex offenders in the community with personalized supervision plans. Near-real time monitoring of high risk offenders has been made available with active GPS while lower risk offenders are supervised with passive GPS....   [tags: Sex Crimes]

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Social Construction Of Sex Work

- ... Nonetheless, customers and sex workers cannot legally take part in prostitution. The Canadian state outlaws almost every act linked to prostitution. The sec. 210 of Criminal Code of Canada prohibits a housing for prostitution purposes i.e. Bawdy houses. The sec. 211 prohibits the transportation of a person to a bawdy house. The sec. 212 forbids alluring, promising or coercing an individual to involve in prostitution. The sec. 213 prohibits public communication or stopping an automobile for prostitution purposes....   [tags: Prostitution, Sex industry, Sex worker]

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Sex Determination in Mammalian Embryos

- Sex determination in mammalian embryos is the process by which an embryo is determined, at the cellular level, to become a male or female. At fertilization, a zygote will receive either an X or Y-chromosomes from the father’s sperm to accompany the X chromosomes given by the mothers egg. It is at this point that a zygote can be said to be male or female. However, the development of male or female sex organs is not determined until later in the sixth to seventh week of development. Genetics plays a significant role in sex determination, providing many gene loci that assist the process of cell determination and organ development....   [tags: Primary Sex Determination, Sex Chromosomes]

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Sex Offenses Are Serious Crime

- ... The databank will commit people who have not yet committed or been detected for sex crimes will avoid being placed on a registry and people who have committed in the registry have more sex offenders risk. This purpose is more monitoring and it can be more easily apprehended (Vess, James, et al 232). The databank will be utilized rationally; it can effectively monitor sex offenders’ whereabouts. Meanwhile, the databank also has certain risk that those registered sex offenders who feel unfair and recidivism....   [tags: Sex offender, Sex offender registration]

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Analysis of Human Sex Trafficking

- When most of us think about the sex industry, we think of prostitution or pornography. Usually people in that line of work chose to be in it, but that is not always the case. Human sex trafficking has become the fasted growing business among organized crime, and the third largest enterprise in the world, generating more than $31 billion dollars in profit a year, according to the FBI. Sex trafficking is the most common form of modern day slavery; in the U.S. it consists of mostly women and children between the ages of 12-18....   [tags: sex industry, prostitution, sex trade]

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Morality of Sex

- One of the greatest issues that people struggle with is the morality of sex in different situations. Perhaps we worry about it so much because it is such an intimate and significant event. From a purely biological standpoint, sexual intercourse is the means for what might be considered the most important biological function of humans – reproduction, the continuation of our species. But, as beings concerned with not only the biological aspects of life but also with morality, we must ask the question: when is it morally appropriate to engage in sex....   [tags: Sex, argumentative, persuasive]

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The Commercialization of Sex

- George Orwell, author of “1984,” portrays a dystopian nation concentrated on despair to warn his readers of Communist governments. Michael Radford, director and screen writer, film adaptation of the fiction story successfully captures the cinematography Orwell portrayed to the reader throughout the three sections of his novel. The industry influence commercialized minuscule topics like sexual affairs to increase the number of viewers and lessens the true horrors illustrated by Orwell. Many Hollywood adaptations of novels focus on commercializing topics like sex to get viewers (Seger 4)....   [tags: George Orwell, Hollywood Novels, Sex, Love]

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Sex For Sale

- I have often wondered what the problem with prostitution was; the act of selling sex is between the two participating in the act. I have heard many times how it hurts families, being the wives and children. Would it be better if it was free sex with another person where there were feelings involved. It seems to me, if a man or woman goes elsewhere in search of sex with no feeling that is better than a co-worker or other. Furthermore, many wants and needs are fulfilled throughout life; cars are bought that families cannot afford even homes and other indulgences why not sex....   [tags: selling sex, prostitution, regulations]

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Abstinence Only Sex Education

- Where in the first world would one expect the teen pregnancy rate to be the highest. Surprisingly, it is the United States that has the highest teen pregnancy rate of any first world country, more than double the rate of twenty other first world countries and almost ten times greater than that of Switzerland. While some of the disparity can be attributed to factors such as income inequality, the presence of abstinence only education has a major impact on birth and STD rates in the United States in comparison to other countries with more comprehensive programs....   [tags: Sex Education]

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The Key to Great Sex is Communication

- ... Schools and media teach Americans that sex is mystified, taboo, and shameful. By imposing negative characteristics on sex and its discourse, Americans disconnect themselves from their sexuality, limiting their capabilities with communicating about sex with one another, and therefore hampering their ability to enjoy their sexuality. At the dawn of his adolescent years, the American teenager can expect to participate in sexual education classes in his school. Now is the time, he tells himself—many questions about the unknown practice of sex have weighed heavily on the mind of this hormone-fueled teenager....   [tags: magazine, sex education]

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Decriminalization And Regulation Of The Sex Trade

- ... The three best-known examples of regulation include the Netherlands. Legalized systems also differ from prohibitionist frameworks in that sex workers are recognized as having self-determination and as voluntarily entering the industry (Van der Meulen at al. 15). The reliance on the “prohibitionist” models of prostitution defines why the Netherlands has historically been a safer place for prostitutes, than in Canada. This is a key part of viewing the sex trade as a commercial enterprise that has increasingly become a subject of taboo in terms of protecting women inn this industry, but has become part of a commercialized view of sex labor in the Netherlands....   [tags: Prostitution, Sex industry, Law]

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Sex Education in the U.S. and Japan

- How much sexual knowledge adults should give to adolescents has been discussed for decades to decrease teenage pregnancy and sex related diseases. According to The National Campaign to prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy (2013), the U.S. has the highest rate of teenage pregnancy among developed countries, and about sixty eight girls per thousand became pregnant in 2008. To change this situation, the U.S. provides two kinds of sex education: abstinence-only sex education and comprehensive sex education....   [tags: social issues, sex education]

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The Proliferation of Premarital Sex in America

- Premarital sex is a highly controversial issue in society. Traditionally, sex prior to marriage was considered to be wrong and immoral. However, since the 1960s’ “sex revolution,” society has become more tolerant and accepting of premarital sex. There are many factors that contributed to this cultural shift. Religious groups have always been significant combatants to sex outside of wedlock. Religion once had a far stronger influence on the morals accepted by society, however in recent years religious conviction seems to have faded and society has begun to establish its own morals....   [tags: wedlock, sex revolution]

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Sex Industry And The Internet

- ... One reason is lack of demand. Because of places like craigslist and other websites, people can go and find free sex, rather than finding a prostitute. Other reasons include inexperience and migration of workers. There is also more variety in workers. To be honest, most workers do not fit the American ideal of beauty. Many workers go out of their way to fit this ideal. They bleach their hair and get breast implants to attract more customers. Apparently, blondes really do have more fun. According to a graph in the article by The Economist, the most appealing workers are white, athletic, with long blonde hair and D cups or better....   [tags: Prostitution, Sex industry, Sociology, Sex worker]

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Gender Is Not The Same As Sex

- In biosocial terms, gender is not the same as sex. Most people believe gender and sex are kindred, but they’re not. There is a difference between gender and sex. Sex is how society classifies a person’s genetic and biological anatomy. Gender is how an individual views their identity, regardless of sex. Sex is biological in nature and determines one 's biological destiny. Gender, on the other hand, helps define one 's role within society. Lorber wrote: “Individuals are born sexed but not gendered, they have to be taught to be masculine or feminine” (1994)....   [tags: Gender, Transgender, Male, Sex]

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America Needs Sex Education in Schools

- Sex education is a major cause of arguments among parents and their school’s board of directors. Some parents argue that sex education should be taught at home or in their religious institution based upon their values. Should the public education system teach sex education to students. There has not been a solution that can be agreed upon unanimously. Sex education isn’t yet a necessity in every school but community support for it is slowly increasing. Sex education needs to be implemented in schools throughout the nation for the protection of today’s youth and further generations from the dangers of unsafe sex and to teach them to understand what sex means....   [tags: Sex Education]

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Sex Education in the United States

- Many sexually active teens are never educated on the dangers of unprotected sex, because their schools do not teach this kind of education. Could changing this lead to less sexually transmitted infections or teenage pregnancy. Teaching options could ensure more safety to teenagers. Should sex education be taught in public schools in the United States, and if so, what kind of education is the best choice for today’s teenagers. There are three basic types of sex education. The most widely spoken about and taught is called abstinence based sex education....   [tags: Sex Education, argumentative, persuasive]

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Bonk: A curious Coupling of Science and Sex

- "Bonk: A curious Coupling of Science and Sex" begins with the beginnings of the study of sex, starting with our attempts to learn about human sex from animal sex. She makes sure to cover the most important researchers and the critique that the public held. Roach (2008) proceeded to talk about the processes that Masters and Johnson used to start understanding the female orgasm, which led her to question if and why women can achieve orgasm from a robotic piston. Afterward, she covers some myths, one of which was started by Napoleon's Great-Granddaughter, about female sex (Roach, 2008)....   [tags: Science and Sex]

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Is Sex Offenders Be Punished Too Bluntly?

- ... in big words, “Registered sex offender lives here.” Somewhat of an understanding could be made if the word danger wasn’t posted in big words. The reason why is because when a person see’s the word Danger it automatically triggers the sense of an immediate threat nearby, which may very well be the case with a released sex offender ,but also stated in the same article towards the end , out of all the sex offenders released in 1994 by 1997 only 78 of them or 2.5% of them went back to rape. There was a total of 3,138 rapist.Of all of the sex offenders released, there isn’t a great enough threat towards society for the government to require the word DANGER to be placed on one’s doorstep, it c...   [tags: Sex offender, Sex offender registration]

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The Importance of Sex Education

- Why is sex education important. It helps students of a variety of generations grasp the information they need about the dangers of sex. 46% of high school students in the United States have had sex and are putting themselves at risk for Human Immunodeficiency Virus infection, pregnancy, and sexual transmitted diseases. The National Human Immunodeficiency Virus plan for the United States of America recommends educating students as well as young adults about Human Immunodeficiency Virus infection before they begin having sex, which places the young adults at risk for Human Immunodeficiency Virus....   [tags: informs students on the dangers of sex]

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The Rights Of Same Sex Marriage

- Imagine after years of searching you found that one person, your one true love, to spend the rest of your life with. Both of you are deeply in love with one another and want to celebrate your commitment by getting married and raising a family. Both of you go to get your marriage license only to be told by State officials that you do not qualify for one because you are both from the same sex. Unfortunately, this was the hardship that most same-sex couples in America faced every day for the past several decades....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Marriage]

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Gender And Sex Are Socially Constructed

- ... This is also called the heterosexual matrix by Judith Butler (Aulette, Wittner, p. 20). This story assumes a variety of factors, such as, the social behavior of gender, a sexual choice is due to nature (biology), that there is a binary system of sexes, which consists of male and female, and style that the two-sex system is universal since it is a fact of nature. The binary system which may fit in some parts of the world is not true in other societies and throughout history. In the eighteenth century, the general belief was that there was only one sex....   [tags: Gender, Sex, Male, Female]

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Sex Is An Effective Marketing Strategy

- Sex Sells During the Superbowl in 2015, I remember watching an advertisement where Kate Upton was in a drive-in theater like in the 1990‘s. Out of nowhere, she started taking off her sweater which reveals too much skin and doing really sexual awkward poses while eating the burger. I didn’t realize after watching it, it was an advertisement for Carl’s Jr’s new Jalapeno burger. This advertisement was an example of sex appeal which is used as an effective marketing strategy to attract attention to a product....   [tags: Advertising, Marketing, Sex in advertising]

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Gender And Sex Are Socially Constructed

- Throughout Gendered Worlds sociologists argue that gender and sex are socially constructed as opposed to being innate. The authors present evidence in regards to history, biology, and contemporary viewpoints using day-to-day examples. Although alternative viewpoints may argue that through biological perspectives, gender and sex are innate characteristics through deeper examination it can be determined that gender and sex are truly socially constructed. "In dismantling the notion that sex and gender are innate, first the two must be defined....   [tags: Gender, Male, Sex, Female]

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Condoms and the Illusion of Safe Sex

- History repeats itself. Even today different issues arise that are quite similar if one takes the time to notice. Early in the twentieth century, smoking cigarettes became popular in America (“The #1 Preventable” 1). The average person had little awareness of the negative health effects of smoking other than perhaps throat irritation and coughing. In the 1920s, companies began claiming their brand of cigarettes was physician tested and approved (“Cigarettes were once” 2). With this in mind, the general public believed that smoking was not harmful at all....   [tags: Sex Educaion Essays]

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Sex and a Single Brain Cell

- The human brain is crucial for human life. Although there is still much to learn about the brain, there is also many facts that have been determined. For example, research has found that the back of the brain develops faster than the front of the brain (Wallis). Also, the prefrontal cortex, which is located in the front part of the cranium, has been found to be the part of the brain that deals with decision making and setting priorities (Baumgardner). Throughout childhood and adolescence, the development of the brain can be altered by various experiences....   [tags: teenage sex, effects]

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The Third Sex in Eastern Civilization

- Western and Eastern civilizations have always been be incompatible with their thinking and teachings; especially when looking at certain topic such as Gender, sex and religion. Gender is defined as the cultural, behavioral, or psychological characteristics, typically belonging to one sex. Sex is the behavioral, functional and Structural characteristics that distinguish males from females; it is also the act of people (or animals) attempting to sexually reproduce. Western civilizations and religions have always been strict and less accepting when it comes to the conversation of gender and sex....   [tags: gender, sex, religion]

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The Effects of Difference Perspectives on Sex

- Historically throughout the earliest centuries, the term gender and sex has been a vital focus in distinguishing the overlap between gender differences. Matlin’s book, Psychology of women, explains that gender similarities of females are at most similar to men, however, considering that culture influences individual’s beliefs; women are expected to behave the way culture entitles us to (Matlin, 2008, p.8). In contrast, the book also reveals that women and men are different from one another in terms of social and intellectual skills according to biological inheritance (Matlin, 2008, p.9)....   [tags: Gender, Sex, Psychology of Women]

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Sex Offenders And Sexual Offenders

- Sex Offender Population There is no “standard” sexual offender. Child molesters and rapists come from a multitude of backgrounds and are most often seen as law abiding individuals. In most cases, offenders are male; however, there have been cases of females committing sexual offences reported in the past (Schaffer, Jeglic, Moster & Wnuk, 2010). This treatment manual will focus on the male sexual offender population; they may vary in age, from youth to senior citizens. In fact, more than half of the adult male sexual offender population began offending in their teens (Terry, 2004)....   [tags: Sex offender, Human sexual behavior, Sex crimes]

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Comprehensive Sex Education In Schools

- Why should comprehensive sex education be allowed in schools. Should teens be exposed to comprehensive sex education. Sex education should be taught in school because it give children stable and accurate information , it informs them of the danger and diseases associated with sex, and it teaches them about safe sex options. What is the meaning of comprehensive sex education. Is education about all matters relating to sexuality. What it teenage pregnancy. It is classified as any teen between the ages of 15-19 the gets pregnant....   [tags: Sex Education Essays]

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The Sex during the Victorian Era

- The Victorian era brought about many changes and the introduction of new things. One issue that stood out was “The Sex.” Many things evolved around this issue like changes in laws all over, it became a topic for literary poets/ writers and also for the woman question. This term means discrimination based on a person’s sex and during the 19th century this was a vast issue toward women. This all Started from the early Victorian era with queen victoria, who was the monarch of the united kingdom of Great Britain from 1837- 1901....   [tags: discrimation, sex, women]

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The Need for Comprehensive Sex Education

- Information on the urgency of the project- what factors are contributing to the ripeness of the conservation opportunities. Why should we invest now. (You may provide this information either in the Statement of Need or in your project descriptions). The Need for Comprehensive Sex Education: When boys and girls reach adolescence, they must make a series of decisions regarding their sexual choices that could have ramifications for the rest of their lives. They usually derive information on sex and related subjects from sources such as friends, books, the media (including advertising, television, radio, magazines), and the internet....   [tags: Sex Education, argumentative, persuasive]

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Let's Talk About Sex Education

- Comprehensive sex education should be taught in public schools. The youth of today cannot make educated decisions regarding sex if they are not properly educated. Not educating America’s youth in all aspects of sex education is comparable to allowing them to drive without being taught. This choice of not allowing comprehensive sex education is schools is dangerous and can have life long consequences. These consequences will not only affect the individual but can ultimately affect America. It is vital for Americans to begin giving their youth the education that is needed....   [tags: Sex Education ]

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The Importance of Sex Education

- Sex education should be increased in schools. Nearly one million women under the age of 20 get pregnant each year. That means 2800 women get pregnant each day. If students are educated about the effects sex has on their lives, it lessens their chance of having children at an early age. Knowledge about sex can also lessen the chance of kids receiving STDS. First of all, the main reason children have sex prematurely is because they are curious. Students lack knowledge about sex because they haven’t been taught about it, however, when children know the consequences behind their actions and the risks they are taking they less likely to want to have sex....   [tags: Sex Education, argumentative, persuasive]

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Sex, Not only for Reproduction

- Sex, Not only for Reproduction Throw away those abstinence rings and listen up teens. From ages twelve and up, us “young adults” have had adults pestering us to death about sex and all the drawbacks of having it. Well, to hell with that nonsense, sex isn’t as bad as it’s made out to be. Adults are quick to mention gonorrhea, syphilis, and of course that unwanted pregnancy. Yet what they fail to mention is the facts. In reality sex has many known health benefits that can boost a teen’s happiness and overall self-esteem which in turn helps relieve the stress from a teen’s everyday life....   [tags: Sex, argumentative, persuasive]

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The Rights Same Sex Couples

- Up until recent time, Society generally associated heterosexuality as the utmost acceptable sexual orientation. As a result of this generalisation, those who identified themselves as Gay, Lesbian or bisexual experienced substantial amounts of marginalisation, oppression and/or discrimination, where in some cases it is still ongoing, especially for those in a same-sex relationship. As time progresses and social change continues, it is a question of whether or not same sex couples have greater rights today in contrast to previous generations....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality]

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A Research On Human Sex Differences

- ... For example, court system, parents, and partner. • Change does not happen overnight. With anything, growth and acceptance comes with practice and patience. My professional philosophy is that change will come when that client decides that they deserve to have clarity and peace and make the commitment to take the necessary steps to implement the changes. My philosophy is that people can change. Just because you make a bad decision, does not make you a bad person. Every person has the same potential to become something with his or her life....   [tags: Want, Thought, Sex, Need]

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Use of Sex Appeal in Automobile Advertising

- The gap between female and male gender clichés has been glaringly obvious since the beginning of industrialization. In proximity with the modern era, automobile advertising has hardly shifted its crosshairs from its most original and sought-after target: men. Even from the moment they arrive into the world, infant boys are blanketed with blue, sent home, and decorated with a variety of masculine clothes, toy cars, and other testosterone-suggestive items. Although seemingly sexist, this argument is concrete in its validity....   [tags: marketing, sex and media, sex sells]

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Teaching Sex Education in Schools

- The condoms display in the Hidden Heroes: the Genius of Everyday Things exhibit is a showcase that would cause an individual to wonder about adolescents’ overall knowledge of human sexuality. In today’s society, children are susceptible to learning about such a delicate topic not only from their families and peers, but through the media as well. These sources often provide misrepresentations of the information due to ignorance and biased views. Therefore, in order to inform individuals more accurately, sex education programs have been created with the intention to be implemented into schools across the country....   [tags: Sex Education Essays]

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Same Sex Marriages And Relationships

- Same-Sex Marriages/Relationships Introduction Homosexuality is considered to be a sexual attraction between the members of the same gender. With the recent growth of homosexual relationships, this phenomenon is widely debated everywhere. As for this essay, it argues that that same-sex marriage should be supported as well as legalized due to the number of individual, social and moral challenges that are likely to lead to traumatic effects when disregarding the relationships of the abovementioned category of people....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality]

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Attending A Single Sex School

- I can 't imagine how many times I have wondered what attending a single sex school would be like. It 's exciting to think that being part of an all girls school would allow me to grow as an ambitious and confident person due to the fact that there were no boys around. But it also reminded me how lucky I was to have met some pretty cool people in grade school, already, and how I would not have been able to meet them if I had gone to a school with only girls as my peers. Coming from a timid family, I often look back at how forgetful I could have been in an all girls class and how I would have to have gone the extra mile to remind my teacher how much I would be learning in their class....   [tags: Gender, Education, Sex segregation]

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The Importance of Sex Education

- Importance of Sex Education Abortion at the age of sixteen is not an uncommon procedure in today's society. AAAAA is a sixteen year old girl who already went through having an abortion. She had just finished her sophomore year of high school when this occurred. This girl had her life together when it came to academics because she was at the top of her classes and wanted to further her education to a college degree. The moment she found out she was pregnant, she knew that everything would be put on hold....   [tags: abortion, teachers, curriculum, sex]

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Teen Pregnancy and Sex Education

- Adolescent pregnancy is a crisis that inadvertently affects all. It is not only a burden to the young woman and her family, but it also has a consequential impact on society. Reducing the number of adolescent pregnancies would promote child well-being and decrease child poverty statistics (“National Data”). Increasing the number of comprehensive sex education courses would help young people learn how to better protect themselves against premature pregnancy and STDs, and in turn curtail the number of teenage pregnancies....   [tags: Sex Education, argumentative, persuasive ]

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Global Warming On Sex Determination

- ... Global warming is occurring and we need to think about how it will be affect different animals as time goes on and think about whether or not we will be able to offset the effects (Mitchell, Kearney, Nelson, & Porter 2008). Reptilian lineages and tuatara mitochondrial genome Several studies have been conducted on the genetic makeup of the tuatara. Scientists have always been curious to find out what animals are related to other and to determine their relatedness to less evolved species from our history....   [tags: Sex, Male, Female, Tuatara]

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Sex Selection Is Any Practice

- Abstract Sex selection is any practice, technique or intervention aimed towards increasing the probability of producing a child of one sex rather than the other. The desire of parents to choose the gender of their child has a long history in cultures dating back to Ancient Egyptians and Early Greeks. The earlier believed that women with certain facial complexion are more likely to give birth to boys, and the latter believed that the sperms in the right testicle are responsible for giving birth to males[1]....   [tags: Gender, Female, Male, Sex]

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Labeling Minors As Sex Offenders

- Sex is every where these days. Whether it’s a sexual act, phrase, or action, sex has consumed most of our society. Consequentially it has begun to affect many younger children negatively. Whether there is a sexual act on TV, in video games, or within the media, it’s broadcast-ed for pretty much anyone to see anywhere. In most cases, it ends up being seen by the wrong audiences. These images are being seen by younger and younger generations of children; what may not be seen as harmful, but are indeed leading to harmful acts by curious minds....   [tags: Sex Crimes, argumentative, persuasive]

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Gender Is Confused With Sex

- Quite frequently, gender is confused with sex. Considering these terms are often confused, what is the explicit distinction between the two. Our sex has to do with the psychological and biological characteristics; Gender on the other hand, has to do with the characteristics a society profiles as either masculine or feminine. Sex remains the same throughout the world but what delineates gender varies depending on what society/culture you are from. With that being said, it can be deduced that gender is socially constructed and not formed by natural means....   [tags: Gender, Female, Male, Sex]

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Mandatory Sex Education Classes

- “Arizona is rated the fourth highest state for teen pregnancy for ages 15-19 years old. For every 1,000 girls 70 teens are pregnant. Also, Arizona is ranked 16th highest state for syphilis, as well as 11th highest state for chlamydia. In the state of Arizona, 406 people out of 100,000 have reported consuming an STD. The average national rate of STD cases reported for every 100,000 people is 348” (Innes). From the look of these statistics the state of Arizona has a problem with teen pregnancy and STD’s....   [tags: Sex Education, argumentative, persuasive]

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Sex Offenders And The United States

- ... However, as stated before, some sex offenders are aware of their mistake and regret it. For example, Steve, who was convicted of sexual relations with two young children, and served seven years in prison. Now, he is married and has a child, and swore a vow to himself that if he couldn’t control himself around a child then he would kill himself. Taking him at face value he sounds like a reformed man, but Florida sex offender laws state that he cannot live with a child, even his own, so at night he sleeps in a tent in the woods (Ling,2011)....   [tags: Sex offender, Human sexual behavior]

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Sex Education In Schools

- "The Netherlands provides sex education starting in preschool and boasts the lowest teen birthrate in the world--6.9 per 1,000 women aged 15-19--a rate nearly eight times lower than in the United States."(Topic overview: sex education) Pregnancy among adolescent girls aged 15 to 19 is a high concern. Sex education has proven in many areas to be very beneficial. Sex education is a very controversial topic with parents. Sex education should be taught because it gives young people information which allows them to make an educated decision for themselves whether or not to have sex....   [tags: Sex Education Essays]

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The Rights Of A Same Sex Marriage

- ... That may be true, but what do they say about polygamous and incestuous marriages(). People fear that this could happen with gay marriage. However this has already happened and society except editia the heterosexual committee 's. Turn on your tv and you can already see polygamous and men marrying five women at one time. What makes that right, you have to ask yourself that. Just because someone married to someone that is of the same sex does not mean they believe in or would act on this . Just because you are in the same sex marriage does not mean they are promiscuous or a polygamous....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Marriage, Homosexuality]

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The Issue Of Consensual Sex Work

- ... To the contrary, when a collection of over 800 studies and reports were examined, they concluded that legalization, in fact, results in decreased violence statistics (Wilson). Many defenders of criminalization holdfast to the idea that sex work propagates the view of women as a subservient class. International human rights lawyer Dianne Post has described the institution of prostitution as founded on the principle of “structural inequality by gender, class and race”, in essence painting sex work as the exploitation women of low economic standing merely because they are desperate enough to perform it (Datta & Post 3)....   [tags: Prostitution, Sex industry, Human trafficking]

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A Research Of Same Sex Marriage

- ... Children will confuse about the foundation of family and have a misunderstanding of marriage (Nguyen). Marriage needs the protection of laws because society must be concerned about its own preservation and continuity into the next generation. Homosexual couples and their defenders had been fighting for legalizing same sex marriage for many years. Most of the time, supporters and defenders of gays or lesbians mentioned about liberty and equality in their articles. They often ask for human rights, but they forget human rights include children rights....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Marriage]

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The Issue Of Same Sex Marriage

- ... In this society we live in, it is well known that these individuals are not open about their sexual orientation due to the fears of discrimination, losing friends, and most importantly, losing a family member’s love because he or she is homosexual. Generally speaking, when it comes to family members on the behalf of same-sex marriage support, it can be severely challenging for these individuals to confess their hope of approval for same-sex marriage. These external forces can be specific challenges for any romantic relationship deviated from its familial norm....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage, Marriage]

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Sex Workers in Canada

- Sometimes, the term “sex work” is used, as well as “prostitution”. But whichever term we choose to say, it does not eliminate the stigma attached to it. Cases such as the Bedford V. Canada Case (144) indulges into the conspiracy of sex work and challenges certain sections of the Criminal Code that make business in relation to prostitution illegal. Ideally, a sex worker has a career just as a teacher or lawyer. For this reason, their human rights and dignity should be protected by the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms as are other professions....   [tags: Prostitution, Sex Work]

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Sex Education and the American Family

- For years, the question “Should schools teach sex education?” has been asked in American households; and many families have agreed that they would rather not have the schools teach sex education to their children. In each region of the country, there are families that feel the money should not fund sex education, especially funds put into public education, because that is “a duty for the parents.” A question remains, however, why people do not discuss sex with their children, and does this lack of communication between child and parent affect the child’s future....   [tags: sex education, sexual activity, sti]

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Sex Tourism in Thailand

- This essay will explore sex tourism in Thailand. Thailand has an orphanage with 300 children under the age of 5. Almost 80% of the children are HIV positive. Who are these children. Where did they come from. Where are their mothers. These children are the result of sex tourism in Thailand. While sex tourism exists throughout Thailand, I have chosen to look at Pattaya, Thailand for this project. Pattaya is a beach resort renowned for its sex tourism. Sex tourism includes men, women and children and can lead to human trafficking and sex slavery....   [tags: Human Trafficking, Sex Slavery]

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The Issue with Sex Trafficking in the US

- Human trafficking is a major issue prevalent around the world and within the boundaries of our own country. Many people have come to accept trafficking and other forms of prostitution as socially acceptable. And although most people have come to understand the injustices of the issue, there are certain policies and even values that supersede the morality. With over tens of thousands of women and young children being bought and sold into slavery every day, it becomes clear that this is an issue that needs to be more seriously addressed....   [tags: human trafficking, prostitution, selling sex]

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Benefits of Sex Education in Schools

- According to World Association for Sexual Health, "to achieve sexual health, all individuals, including youth, must have access to comprehensive sexuality education and sexual health information and services throughout the life cycle" (Sexual Health for the Millennium 4). In the fifteenth century, scientists and educators raised the issue of sex education of children and adolescents. This topic particularly was discussed after the sexual revolution that occurred in the past century, when there were the first attempts to introduce sex education courses first as electives, and then as a mandatory class....   [tags: sex education, sexual health, sexuality]

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Should Sex Education Be Taught?

- ... 60 percent reduced unprotected sex.” (“Comprehensive Sex Education”) The students who were in the sex education courses used the information and actually listened to the information they were being taught. I believe that learning about sexually transmitted diseases and the risks of pregnancy can help lower the number of teens who have sex. It is a necessity to have comprehensive sex education courses because the students need to learn about the risks of sex as well as how to practice safe sex....   [tags: Sex education, Human sexual behavior]

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The Legalization Of Same Sex Marriage

- As of June 26, 2015 the legalization of same sex marriage was passed in over 15 states in the United States of America. Same sex marriage was one of the biggest controversies known world wide due to religious beliefs, personal beliefs, and parental beliefs. Although many can argue why they disagree with same sex marriage, research and personal experience will show why same sex marriage is approved. The number one con of same sex marriage is of course religion. Some believe that if you date of the same sex then you will go to hell....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage, Marriage]

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Getting A Sex Change?

- Has there ever been a time in your life that you had to make an important choice. The decision wouldn’t just change your life for a short amount of time but for the rest of your life. Every day people go through that struggle. The difficult choice to be who they were meant to be. Not everyone was born who they were meant to be so in a result of that the person would end up getting a sex change. There isn’t many people who could go through with the full operation only some of the thing. Acting like the opposite, dressing like the gender that is desired are the easiest things that a person could do....   [tags: Transgender, Sex reassignment surgery]

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Same Sex Marriage Is Not Acceptable

- Same Sex Marriage Is Not Acceptable On June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court came to the conclusion that marriage is a right protected by the U.S. constitution in all 50 states. Prior to their decision, same sex marriage was legal in 37 states, including Washington D.C. Same sex marriage goes against what the bible says. I feel that homosexuality is unnatural and immoral. Gay marriage is incompatible with the beliefs of several Christian. Marriage is the joining of a man and a woman, who loves one another and wants to spend the rest of their lives together....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage, Marriage]

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The Stigma Of Same Sex Parenting

- By trying to compare the results from the aforementioned study, it weakens the confidence of it and is labeled as suspect science which relies heavily on a subjective set of participants. In spite of doing well (according to this study) many of these children experience a certain shame which can be linked to lower scores on a number of scales. Thus, there is in fact a “catch 22” to this study, which is that when children perform well it can be attributed to same-sex parenting and when they do not it is because of the stigma of same-sex parenting....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage, Marriage]

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The Issue Of Same Sex Couples

- Same sex couples today have greater rights than they did in previous generations Over the past few centuries in Australia gay and lesbian people have faced many challenges such as criminalisation and discrimination. Since 1948 when Australia signed the Declaration of Human Rights, social changes have allowed gay and lesbian rights to increase in contrast to previous generations. Power structures in society have excluded rights from same sex couples such as marriage, adoption and IVF rights that heterosexual couples possess....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, LGBT]

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The Issue Of Same Sex Marriage

- ... In June of 2015, the church will have a national meeting where it is more than likely they will discuss gay marriage and perhaps decide on an official stance. The Evangelical Lutheran Church of America is in a similar position; they also recently ended their ban on gay ordination ("Presbyterian Church Formally Approves Gay Marriage in Church Constitution”). However, there are still a lot of churches that are opposed to gay marriage and many reacted strongly to the recent advances of the Presbyterian Church....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Marriage]

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Should Sex Education Be Taught?

- ... In New York State Sex education is not mandated, while HIV education is (Sex and HIV 5). It is not required for the information to be medically accurate or culturally appropriate and unbiased, but it is to be age appropriate (Sex and HIV 5). After conducting an interview with Timothy Mattle, a Wayne Central High School health teacher and Cortland College graduate, more information was gained on the educator’s perspective and Wayne Central High School’s sex education policies. Mattle reported that he finds at Wayne High School a combination of both comprehensive sex education and abstinence based education is the most effective....   [tags: Sex education, Human sexual behavior]

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Thailand Sex Trade Industry

- Thailand Sex Trade Industry Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia are economically developing countries that thrive off international tourism, which has led to a problem with tourist abusing innocent young children and using them for sex and other horrific sexual favors. Economically challenged countries rely upon tourist’s revenue to help their economy. The government often does not enforce the laws upon tourist when they commit a crime upon a minor in their country because their economy revolves around the tourists and the money they generate from tourism....   [tags: Sex Crimes, argumentative, persuasive]

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The Issue Of Same Sex Marriage

- Among issues that humanity is trying to deal with, same-sex marriage, also referred to as gay marriage, is one controversial issue argued everywhere, and as our society evolves, what used to be considered as taboo years ago is just becoming normal subjects. People’s opinions about same-sex marriage have greatly changed with time, and the reality today is that its legalization is strongly supported by approximately 54 % of the population of the United States compared to 1996 which was approximately 24 % (Pew Research)....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Marriage]

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Should Sex Education Be Taught?

- Teaching sex education in schools can create problems. Sometimes teaching sex education at all in schools are banned rise. These problems have solutions, however, there are ways to fix them, so teaching sex education to students is done the right way and is accepted by the parents. Sex education is not a topic that some parents want teachers talking to their teens about. Without it being taught at school, some students will not get proper education because students will not get the proper education as some parents will choose not to talk about it with their teens....   [tags: Education, School, Teacher, Sex education]

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Sex Trafficking And Labor Trafficking

- ... But for some victims, there is the side of the coin people don’t see is the way that the traffickers treat the women. They show these women “love”, they build relationships with them. These traffickers build trust with these girls, must have experience in manipulation and know the best ways to get to the emotions and very core of the woman, all to build trust. Then once they have developed that bond and that trust, the victim begins to feel dependent on their trafficker. The victim 's mindset begins to be twisted and they see their trafficker as their “safety”....   [tags: Prostitution, Human trafficking, Sex industry]

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Forgiveness Or Breakup : Sex Differences

- Research analysis: “Forgiveness or breakup: Sex differences in responses to a partner’s infidelity” Mary Evelyn Crowder The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga   Research analysis: “Forgiveness or breakup: Sex differences in responses to a partner’s infidelity” “Forgiveness or breakup: Sex differences in responses to a partner’s infidelity” is a study that was conducted by Todd K. Shackelford from Florida Atlantic University in Davie, David M. Buss from the University of Texas at Austin, and Kevin Bennett from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque....   [tags: Scientific method, Research, Sex, Adultery]

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Benefits Of Single Sex Education

- Recently, there has been an increase in debate and research on the benefits of single-sex education. The results of the examination have been received with mixed feelings across the population as there has been a spilt between people arguing for and against the issue. Ideally, reviews of the cons and pros illustrate disagreements among experts and researchers. Promoters of co-ed education argue that: students learn to communicate with each other of different genders; boys seem to study harder to impress the girls and that such schools are more opening since students are able to view different perspectives....   [tags: Gender, Education, Single-sex education]

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The Importance of Sex Education

- Children and young adults today distinguish right from wrong based on their previous knowledge. The education they receive plays a major role in the way they make decisions. Sex is a controversial topic brought up frequently throughout a child's life. Based on the way it is taught, the child makes decisions that may forever change his or her life. (Sex Education That 3) Although it is often opposed, the two most essential ways children learn about sex today is the education they receive at home and at school....   [tags: Children Sex Ed Youth Education]

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