Culture and Identity (Sexuality)

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What is sexuality?
An individuals sexual orientation or preference
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Define heteronormativity
Heterosexuality is accepted as the norm in a society, rendering alternative sexualities as deviant and abnormal
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What does Lees (1986) describe?
The double standard that exists in sexual identities between men and women
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Briefly describe the 'invisibility of lesbians'
The sexuality of women has been marginalised throughout history, especially homosexuality among women
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How does religion influence people's attitudes towards sexuality?
Religion is deeply rooted within society and states that any sex that does not lead to procreation is sinful
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Define heteronormativity

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Heterosexuality is accepted as the norm in a society, rendering alternative sexualities as deviant and abnormal

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What does Lees (1986) describe?

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Briefly describe the 'invisibility of lesbians'

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How does religion influence people's attitudes towards sexuality?

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