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 Sexuality and gender identity-based cultures - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sexuality and gender identity-based cultures concern the culture, knowledge, and references shared by members of sexual minorities or transgendered people by virtue of their membership in those minorities or their state of being transgendered.
Sexual minorities defined by sexual orientation and gender identity — gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered people — are often seen as having a common culture, which can be called LGBT culture, Queer culture, or gay culture.
The study of transgender culture as such is complicated by the many and various ways in which cultures deal with gender. /wiki/Queer_culture   (2285 words)

 Gender role -
When an individual exhibits a gender role that is discordant with his or her gender identity, it is most often done to deliberately provoke a sense of incongruity and a humorous reaction to the attempts of a person of one sex to pass himself or herself off as a member of the opposite sex.
Gender is one component of the gender/sex system, which refers to "The set of arrangements by which a society transforms biological sexuality into products of human activity, and in which these transformed needs are satisfied" (Reiter 1975: 159.).
However, some have argued that gender roles themselves are abstractions of overall differences between men and women, introducing the idea of circularity and the idea of the social reinforcement of natural tendencies leading to a factitious separation between the activities of males and the activities of females. /psypsych/Gender_role   (4149 words)

 Category:Sexual orientation and society - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This category is for articles that describe sexual orientation as a social issue (cultural, political, etc.), and interactions between sexual identity and orientation and the larger society.
For articles concerning gender and society, see also Category:Gender
There are 6 subcategories shown below (more may be shown on subsequent pages). /wiki/Category:Sexual_orientation_and_society   (112 words)

 diversity training, workplace diversity, sexual orientation, gender identity
Gender Identity and Equality provides an introduction to the trangender workforce and transsexualism.
Through a diversity education effort inclusive of human characteristics such as race, spirituality, gender, sexual orientation or status as a disabled person, companies demonstrate to their employees that they are seen, recognized and valued.
Topics include why orientation is a valid workplace diversifier, what sexual orientation is (and is not) as an aspect of human sexuality, and how organizations can initiate programs and policies fully inclusive of sexual orientation without fear of alienation of any segment of the workforce. /diversity_training.php   (655 words)

 Primacy and Influence: Gender Identity and Expression in Sexual - NTAC
Their situation reveals how ENDA (1999) presumes that sexual orientation, and the perceptions of it, are the cause for sexuality related employment discrimination; when in fact, social science data from 25 years in sexology and gender studies show that it is gender-crossing expression which is targeted for discrimination by heterosexists' gendar schemas.
Heterosexist gender nonconformity stereotypes are the root cause of sexuality associated bigotry and violence.
GLBTA community experts in gender studies and sexology whose careers center around studies of sexual orientation discrimination and the primacy and influences that social gender attributions and roles play in prejudiced attitudes have pleaded and debated for the spirit of the bill to be served. /studies/gieso2.html   (7461 words)

 Women, Gender, and Sexuality Courses
Variations in gender and sexuality will be examined through a discussion of history, political economy, family life, religion, race and class, and the cultural politics of national identity, with particular attention given to Afro-, Hindu-, and Muslim- Trinbagonian experiences.
Topics covered include: queer theory’s critique of identity; institutional versus discursive forms of power in the regulation of gender and sexuality; the value of psychoanalysis for the study of sexuality; and lesbian and gay historiography versus queer historiography.
Gender and Dislocation]: The plight of women raped in Bosnia, women and children in Afghan refugee camps, homeless mothers and sweatshop workers in the USA, or Filipino domestic workers in Hong Kong, as well as the boy soldiers of Africa, reflect the gendered natures of modern upheavals across the globe. /depts/wmgs/course.htm   (2301 words)

 Women's Studies at Humboldt State University
Multicultural Queer Studies is a cutting-edge interdisciplinary field, tackling core issues related to sexual orientation and identity, gender identity, new social movements, and the nexus of race, ethnicity, and sexuality.
Drawing upon this ground-breaking scholarship and activism, we embrace the critical analysis that the concept of queer has forwarded, and we also explore the ways race/ethnicity is both formative of and informed by sex, gender, and sexuality.
I believe it is crucial to view queer studies through the multiple lenses of race, class, gender, age, ability, and religion because queer people bridge all these identity categories and more. /~womensst/multiculturalQueerStudies.html   (658 words)

 Gender and Society: A Matter of Nature or Nurture?
Unlike sex, which is a biological concept, gender is a social construct specifying the socially and culturally prescribed roles that men and women are to follow.
Matters of gender are scattered throughout these pages, including gender differences in household duties, in in voting during the 1996 Presidential election, and in suicide rates cross-nationally.
Gender biases and stereotypes are amply reinforced in the mass media. /mkearl/gender.html   (1942 words)

 Spring Semester
Native constructs of gender terms such as man and woman will be clarified and explicitly dichotomized from sex, sexual and sexuality, for a better understanding of the differences between Indigenous and Western genders and sexualities.
sexual subcultures such as the modern lesbian and gay "movement" or "community." But we will also pay close attention to the ways that social and cultural formations like race, class, gender and nationality interrupt and embellish any linear narrative of lesbian and gay history as such.
Gender, Culture and Society provides an introduction to the interdisciplinary study of gender - the social creation and cultural representation of femininity and masculinity - by examining relevant beliefs, practices, debates and political struggles. /~gender/html/spring_semester.html   (2868 words)

 How Many Sexes? How Many Genders? When Two Are Not Enough
However, one of them acts as a woman, the other as a man. Thus, the crossdresser's gendered sexuality could be described as male homosexual crossdresser straight woman, whereas the partner could be described as a male homosexual straight man. Once again, their sexes remain unchanged but the first individual crosses genders.
Another element common to most people's sexuality which was also apparent in the stories told by these transsexed men was their, and their partners', abilities to selectively attend to more attractive features of their relationships, and to collectively and imaginatively supply missing components.
Persons may be transgendered on the basis of only their feelings about themselves, they may appear ambiguously gendered to others, or they may change genders and live unnoticed as another gender. /~hdevor/HowMany/HowMany.html   (6095 words)

 Critical Gender Studies Courses
Sexuality and Nation (4) (Cross-listed with ETHN 127.) This course explores the nexus of sex, race, ethnicity, gender, and nation and considers their influence on identity, sexuality, migration movement and borders, and other social, cultural, and political issues that these constructs affect.
CGS 102: Selected Topics in Critical Gender Studies (4) An interdisciplinary course focusing on one of a variety of topics in gender studies, such as gender and science, the body, reproductive technologies, public policy.
CGS 106: Gender Equality and the Law (4) Explores the legal treatment of discrimination on the basis of gender, including equal protection doctrine and some statutory law such as Title VII. /catalog/0506/courses/CGS.html   (1427 words)

 Gender Studies
The Implications Of Transgender Studies For Women's, Gender, And Sexuality Studies
The emergence of transgender studies in recent years has raised far-reaching questions about the theoretical and empirical underpinnings of gender, women’s, queer, and sexuality studies.
Gender and Sexualities in Asia Workshop Professor Kyeong-Hee Choi, East Asian Languages and Civilizations, presents a lecture on Japanese colonial censorship and the figure of woman in modern Korean literature. /orgs/cgs/eventsarchives.html   (7505 words)

"[a] rare collection...will seduce a wide variety of readers in history, anthropology, cultural studies, gender and sexuality studies..."
The eloquent text is based largely on Takahiro Kitamuras experiences as client and student of the famed Japanese tattoo master, Horiyoshi III.
Their shared passion for the Maori culture resulted in beautiful photographs that not only uncover the soul of Ta Moko, but also the pride of a clan intimately revealing the artistry and essence of Gordon’s designs. /tattoo_books.htm   (2872 words)

 SOLGA: AN 417, Faiman-Silva
Students will investigate masculinity and femininity, homosexuality, gay males, lesbians, transgenderism, bisexuality, and other ways of expressing one's sexuality and gender identity.
Evelyn Blackwood and Saskia E. Wieringa, Eds., Female Desires, Same Sex Relations and Transgender Practices Across Cultures.
We will examine biological and cultural bases of gender categories; how genders are defined cross-culturally; and gender expression in a variety of cultural settings, non-western and western, including Native North America, Latin America, Asia, and the the Middle East, historically and in the present. /~dlrh/solga/syllabi/faimainsylva.html   (553 words)

 Human Sexuality Syllabus
Compare and contrast the influences of socioeconomic class on sexuality education, gender identity, sexual expression, and accessibility to/affordability of contraception
Topics include social and biological foundations of human sexuality, human reproduction and contraception, cross-cultural perspectives on sexual behavior and contemporary society, gender roles and stereotyping, current and controversial issues in sex education, and the effects of economics, class, public policy, and the political climate on expression of human sexuality.
Discuss cultural and religious practices that impact attitudes and behaviors regarding sexuality. /faculty/smassad/HS_Syllabus.htm   (825 words)

 Exchanges: List of Contributors
His scholarship centers on questions of identity, performance, perception, and pedagogy, and his work includes theatre and regional identity; pedagogy and theatre of the oppressed; critical pedagogy in the electronic classroom; and the scholarship of teaching and learning.
In addition to his interest in teaching-related issues, Gill's research has included the impact of community college education on labor market earnings, gender and racial discrimination, occupational wage differentials, and the labor market effects of illicit drug use.
Her interests are in literary history and theater history, 1900-1930; and in the field of intellectual history, in the impact of corporate culture and contemporary politics on university transformation. /ex_contributors.html   (10155 words)

 The National Association for Ethnic Studies, Inc.
Her research addresses the issues of gender and sexuality in the work of Chicana/o and Latina/o writers.
An introduction to linguistic anthropology, it stresses the importance of understanding gender and ethnicity in language use, and issues of gender and ethnicity are infused throughtout the text.
Her studies focus on the social history of ethnic minorities in the United States and the social construction of racial and gender identities. /directors.htm   (2739 words)

 AFROCENTRIC VOICES--Bibliographic Resources
Musiocology and Difference: Gender and Sexuality in Music Scholarship.
William Grant Still and the Fusion of Cultures in American Music.
Culture on the Margins: the Black Spiritual and the Rise of American Cultural Interpretation. /afrobibl.html   (1370 words)

 Mobile Phone/SMS/Instant Messaging Social Science Research
Mobiles and the Norwegian teen: Identity, Gender and Class.
Smith, S. "You Lose Your Mobile, You Lose Everything": An Exploratory Study of Mobile Phones, Sexuality, Gender and Space.
Leonardi, P. Problematizing "new media": Culturally based perceptinos of cell phones, computers among United States' Latinos. /~nalinik/mobile.html   (4871 words)

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 UCHI » Annual Reports
Power, Identity, and Daily Life in a Yolgnu Community, Australia.”
“Margaret Eaton, Sexuality and Empowerment in Jacksonian America.” /annualreports.html   (76 words)

 Princeton University Press 2005 Complete List Author Index
Bybee, K.J. Mistaken Identity: The Supreme Court and the Politics of Minority Representation.
Boellstorff, T. The Gay Archipelago: Sexuality and Nation in Indonesia.
Ballinger, P. History in Exile: Memory and Identity at the Borders of the Balkans. /complist/authors.html   (8107 words)

 Intersections: Performing Sexual Identity: Naming and Resisting 'Gayness' in Modern Thailand
In her study of gender and sexuality in Thailand, Rosalind Morris found herself 'astounded by the plasticity and heterogeneity of Thai gender and sexual identity.'[49] Living in Thailand, I myself took note of two young male shop assistants who were wearing a brush of eye shadow.
In this paper, I will attend to the 'censorship' inherent[25] in the linguistic production of gender and sexuality in Thai social contexts by examining two critical events.
The need to unravel sex, gender identity and gender roles, patterns of sexual behaviour and sexual meaning, and to move away from the confinement of binary gender categories is well-noted. /intersections/issue2/Storer.html   (8107 words) Sex, Magic and Spirit: Enlightenment Through Ecstasy: Books
Sex, Magick and Spirit is about the Western tradition ofsacred sexuality, and how the techniques of sacred sexuality can help you to develop healthier relationships, gain a greater understanding of your own sexual identity, transcend socially-prescribed gender roles, and integrate sexuality into your chosen spiritual path.
This book is based on experiences we have had while studying both Eastern Tantra and Western sex magic, and on our research into the history and mythology of various ancient cultures.
In Sex, Magick and Spirit, we describe the Western approach to sacred sexuality within a historical and mythological context, and explain how the lessons of the Sexual Mysteries can be applied to the dynamics of relationship today. /exec/obidos/ASIN/1567183786   (855 words)

 Sexuality and gender identity-based cultures - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sexuality and gender identity-based cultures concern the culture, knowledge, and references shared by members of sexual minorities or transgendered people by virtue of their membership in those minorities or their state of being transgendered.
The study of transgender culture as such is complicated by the many and various ways in which cultures deal with gender.
Sexual minorities defined by sexual orientation and gender identity— gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered people — are often seen as having a common culture, which can be called LGBT culture, Queer culture, or gay culture. /wiki/Queer_culture   (855 words)

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