Electronic Journal of Human Sexuality

Articles from Vol. 10, Annual

Assessing Rural African-American Churches' Attitudes toward Adolescent Sexual Behavior-Implications for Curricula Development
Introduction Historically, African-American churches have served as the locus of economic development, education, and social reform within rural African-American communities. The church was often the center of social activities, as well as the meeting...
Conclusion
In summarizing the material presented in this report, the outlines of a pattern emerge, not only for this sample, but for society at large. The traditionally post-World-War-II attitude towards monogamy was that it was the automatic expression of...
Description of Forum Readership and the Sample
Forum readership during 1977 was 64% male, 36% female; 61% were between the ages of 18 and 34, with further age breakdowns unavailable. Over half the population was married (56%), with almost half employed in clerical and sales positions, and 10% as...
Extra-Monogamous Sex in Couple Relationships
August 5, 1981 BIBLIOGRAPHY Ackerman, N. et al. Marriage: For and Against. New York: Hart, 1972. Athanasiou, Robert and R. Sarkin. "Premarital Sexual Behavior and Post Marital Adjustment." Archives of Sexual Behavior, 3:1 (1974) pp. 207-225....
"Fidelity to the Marriage Bed," an Inquiry into the Foundations of Sexual Ethics
1. Outline 2. Humean Chastity: (The utility of heterosexual bonds) 3. Humean Sexual Ethics:(= Emotivism + Utilitarianism + Patriarchy) 4. The Evolution of Sexual Ethics: (Jared Diamond on concealed ovulation) 5. The Naturalistic Fallacy:(G.E....
Film Review: This Film Is Not Yet Rated
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Click on cover to buy this film from Amazon.com for only $17.99 Reprinted with permission of Dr. Marty Klein from blog http://www.sexualintelligence.org/ Imagine a small group that controls what movies a country's citizens...
Human Sexuality Education for Students with Special Needs
Foreword Carla Tate: I wonder who thought up sex? Daniel McMann: I think it was Madonna. --The Other Sister What does it mean to provide sexuality education to children and adolescents with special needs? Charged with the responsibility...
Implications for Further Research
A number of opportunities for further investigation have been suggested by the findings of this study. First, there is a need for research on all the sexual behaviors of partners in primary relationships who are not legally married. If these lifestyles...
Individual and Societal Response to Sexual Betrayal: A View from around the World
Introduction (1) A prevalent assumption among social scientists is that extramarital affairs are tolerated more for men than they are for women. This research asserts that men are the beneficiaries of a set of social practices that ensure and validate...
Introduction
Since World War II , the patterns of American life have been changing at an ever-increasing pace. Economic, social, political, and cultural shifts over the past three decades have been impressive, from the still-inhibited Fifties, and the politically...
Methodology
The self-report questionnaire on monogamous practices was developed with the assistance of the members of the Forum editorial staff and a number of Forum consultants. During its development the questionnaire was given to a number of volunteer subjects,...
Perceived Benefits of Human Sexuality Peer Facilitators
Introduction Peer-based education strategies have been utilized on college campuses over the last 50 years (Helm, Knipmeyer, & Martin, 1972). Since then, peer helping has become a critical component of college health programming and pedagogic...
Reporting and Implications of the Data
Information on the respondents' background characteristics is to be found in Table 2. To summarize the sample, the total number of respondents to the questionnaire was 352. There were 167 males and 185 females. Approximately half the group went...
Review of the Literature
Recognition of the importance of sexual research has been a slow process. In the United States it has been only since World War II that any significant research has been undertaken, given the anti-sexual public attitudes towards these supposedly "taboo"...
Seasonality of Premarital First Intercourse among Brazilian Youth
Introduction The strengthening of reproductive and sexual health services for youth in low and middle income countries is a key priority in international frameworks for improving population health. Effective implementation of appropriate services...
Sweet 16 and Never Been Kissed? Experiences from a Longitudinal Norwegian Study
Introduction Human sexuality is shaped by cultural context and historical period. In interaction with their culture and society, people learn and internalise sexuality's various expressions. Nordic sexual culture is different from that of the majority...
What Do You like? Women's Pornopleasures
Paper presented at the 1st World Congress for Sexual Health: 18th Congress of the World Association for Sexual Health: Achieving Health, Pleasure and Respect, Sydney (2007 April 15-19). The title of this article is the title of my current research...
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