Essays Tagged: "heterosexual"

Influence of parents on their children's sexual orientation

nswer may surprise you: no they do not. It has been found that about 90% of sons of gay fathers are heterosexual (Bailey 124). It was also found that 90% of daughters of lesbian women are also heteros ... e. It is also possible that homosexual parents reinforce certain types of behavior, either homo- or heterosexual (Bailey 125-126). Some say that hormones affect the sexuality of children, which ...

(3 pages) 144 1 4.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Australian literature: What images and constructions of 'Australian-ness' are represented in early Australian literature?

s the same today as it was form the beginning of its development; 'masculine, White Anglo-Irish and heterosexual.' (Schaffer 1988, p12).According to the myth the 'Typical Australian' is a practical ma ... multi-culturalism maybe, but the basic concept remains the same, 'masculine, white Anglo-Irish and heterosexual.' (Schaffer 1988, p12).

(6 pages) 154 2 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Homosexuality, refersr to MIchael Levins and Richard's Mohr's views

es that homosexuality is abnormal because it is a misuse of body parts that have evolved for use in heterosexual intercourse (Levin 354). Furthermore, because natural selection has made the exercise o ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

the topics of sexuality and society today in "Miss Massey"

Tony as depicted in the story clearly shows that a homosexual relationship in many ways resembles a heterosexual relationship. Jaz and Tony have their occasional disputes as would any other couple - e ...

(6 pages) 37 0 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The traditional nuclear family is a vital institution in producing and maintaining a healthy society in Britain.

he husband provides for and protects and is a disciplining role model for the family. It includes a heterosexual relationship which is based on romantic love. The children of the family are the outcom ...

(3 pages) 220 0 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Cultural Mythologies and Binary Oppositions in the Novel and Film, Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe.

tle Stop Cafe, Fannie Flagg upsets the dominant social norms of human interactions by comparing the heterosexual relationship of Evelyn and Ed alongside the homosexual partnership of Idgie and Ruth. I ... he novel the relationship presented as homosexual is functional and loving, whereas the contrasting heterosexual marriage is portrayed as unhealthy and lacking in the strength and foundation necessary ...

(6 pages) 72 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Respecting The rules: The disagreement with the don't ask, don't policy.

nvolve themselves in homosexual affairs (The military's ban against homosexuals should remain 1). A heterosexual soldier told once of his experience with his two homosexual roommates. "One night he re ... The disagreement of the "don't ask, don't tell" policy is simply due to the discomfort of military heterosexuals, and the problems that are caused by the discomfort. The policy should remain in tact, ...

(6 pages) 130 0 3.8 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

History of homosexuality.

heterosexualIn the 1860s, writer Karl Maria Kertbeny first invented the term heterosexual, and later ... as a synonym for "normal" sexuality, sexual desire directed toward members of the opposite sex. The heterosexual/homosexual/bisexual/transsexual distinctions as they have been used by doctors and sexo ... ny, many homosexuals are more masculine than ordinary men and are often superior to run of the mill heterosexuals who tend, in his opinion, toward rape and mayhem because they are oversexed. Kertbeny ...

(7 pages) 197 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality


ay? Genesis chapters one and two clearly provide God's blueprint for human sexuality: a monogamous, heterosexual committed union. There are no exceptions to this plan, and the concept of a same-sex al ... tes, "Although this change may be more easily accomplished by some than others, in our judgement, a heterosexual shift is a possibility for all homosexuals who are strongly motivated to change." God's ...

(5 pages) 118 0 4.2 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Feminist Critique of Love

act, many fronts of the feminist movements argue that love can be seen as the core oppressor in the heterosexual relationship.The notion of love can be critiqued by a feminist as being something that ...

(2 pages) 35 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The representation of homosexuals in the media

t examples of how this happens in the media.Will and Grace is an American television sitcom about a heterosexual woman who lives with a homosexual guy. They also have a friend called Jack ho is also g ...

(8 pages) 103 2 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Homosexuality and the Church. The Catholic Church's view on homosexuality.

cause it would undermine the nature of marriage. However, it also states that homosexual people and heterosexual people living within the same Christian community should treat each other in a neighbor ...

(2 pages) 111 3 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Gay marriages are wrong

arriage, however, for there are a number of reasons why marriage should continue to be reserved for heterosexuals. These reasons are Marriage is an institution between one man and one woman, Marriage ... environment in which to raise children, Gay relationships are immoral, Marriage is traditionally a heterosexual institution.These days in society there are many pressures put upon people by others an ...

(4 pages) 131 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays


in Africa about 20 years ago. There it first appeared as a mysterious ailment afflicting primarily heterosexuals of both sexes. It probably was spread especially fast by primarily female prostitutes ... gure is increasing. And what occurred there will, if no cure is found, most likely occur here among heterosexual folks.AIDS was first seen as a disease of gay males in this country. This was a result ...

(13 pages) 51 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Frienship and Heterosexual Love in Cooper's The Deerslayer

. Cooper's novel, TheDeerslayer, addresses numerous themes, among them the act of friendship versus heterosexual love. The plot does not follow a strict linear scheme, although it conveys a message co ...

(7 pages) 45 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Homosexuals: Outcasts of the Church

e religious point of view either. Although the popular belief is that everyone is God's child, both heterosexual and homosexuals, many argue that homosexuality is against the Bible and therefore, it i ... realize is that the same God created homosexuals. Besides, no one just decides to be homosexual or heterosexual; they are just born with different sexual preferences.Jacob 2Through the ignorance and ...

(9 pages) 94 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Support Same-sex marriage!! There are many reasons we should allow same sex marriage.

e are not any good reasons to prevent same sex marriage at all, so I think it should be allow!!Most heterosexual people assume that homosexuals have a choice about whom they are attracted to, and that ... ume that homosexuals have a choice about whom they are attracted to, and that a gay person could be heterosexual if they wanted to. In straight people eyes, same sex marriage is unnecessary because ho ...

(4 pages) 238 0 2.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

The Management of Workplace Relationships

oked by management. Of particular interest is the management of interpersonal relationships of both heterosexual and homosexual employees in the workplace.In a prosperous economic climate, corporation ... e policies restricting their behavior, define a workplace relationship as that of a legally married heterosexual couple. In recent times some corporations have changed their policy to include same sex ...

(18 pages) 277 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Urban Metrosexual Trend

it hipsters, you may be metrosexual. What is a Metrosexual? He's fashion conscious, sensitive, and heterosexual. An urban male with a strong aesthetic sense, spending a great deal of time and money o ...

(1 pages) 1259 1 0.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Do spaces have sexualities? With close reference to one or two actual social spaces that you are familiar with. discuss how sexuality is inscribed in social space.

a Western point of view, "sexuality [is thought of] in terms of binary opposites: male and female, heterosexual and homosexual, marital sex and pre- or extramarital sex. And in every case, one of the ... s been treated as a private issue, can potentially be a public one.Churches are seen as a symbol of heterosexuality because the bible preaches explicitly against homosexuality. Homosexuality is seen a ...

(11 pages) 45 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Art Essays