Subject:
Sociology
Material Type:
Module
Level:
Community College / Lower Division
Provider:
Ohio Open Ed Collaborative
Tags:
Oss0212, Sexuality, Society, Sociology
License:
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0
Language:
English
Media Formats:
Text/HTML

Education Standards (1)

Discuss the relationship between sexuality and society.

Module Overview

OER Text material

Sex and Sexuality: Open Stax Chapter 12 Section 3

Summary:  Open Stax chapter 12 section 3 defines key terms related to sexuality, examines view of sexuality cross-nationally, and applies the sociological perspectives to sexuality including a discussion of queer theory.

Section 1: Supplementary Material (Videos and Reading)

Why Can't We Have a Straight Pride Parade?

This blog post provides a great discussion of heteronormativity.

Norton Sociology: How Does the Transgender Process Shake up Sociological Approaches to Gender? (Video)

A great discussion of with Kristen Schlit in which she describes her work and explores how sociologists look at transgender.

Contexts The Closet (2017)

An excellent discussion of why it is difficult to obtain an accurate measure of  rates of homosexuality in American society.

Contexts “Social Pressure to Appear Masculine Leads Straight Men to have Unwanted Sex” (2017)

This article summarizes research on men that have had unwanted sex and shows the connection to masculinity among college students.