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6/30 Controversial Topics

6/30 – Controversial Topics: Kids, Old People, People With Disabilities, Sex Ed.

REQUIRED
Kids and Sex

Old People and Sex

People With Disabilities

Sex Education

Optional

  • “Child sexuality and sexual behavior.” IngBeth Larsson. Translated by Kate Lambert and Stuart Tudball. Socialstyrelsen, 2000. (PDF)
  • Too Sexy for Her Rocker.” Michael Castleman. Salon.
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6/23 and 6/25 Sexual Dysfunction etc and the Sex Industry

**Note the change from the original syllabus: June 18 and June 23 classes are swapped. On June 23 we will spend some time reviewing for and preparing for the final exam**

6/23 – Sexual Dysfunction and Treatment; Consent and Assault; Laws, Morals and Sexual Behavior
Videos

Required
Sexual Dysfunction and Treatment

  • “The marketing of a disease: female sexual dysfunction.” Ray Moynihan. BMJ 2005;330;192-194. (PDF)
  • “ABC of Sexual Health: Assessing and managing male sexual problems.” Alan Gregoire. BMJ 1999;318;315-317. (PDF)

Consent and Assault

Laws, Morals, and Sexual Behavior

Optional

6/25 – The Sex Industry. With guest speakers.

Required

Optional

Personal Perspectives – optional

Resources

6/16 and 6/18 Relationships and Love; Kink and Beyond

**Note the change from the original syllabus: June 18 and June 23 classes have been swapped**

Also: on the 16th we’ll start out the class by talking a little more about the transgender and transsexual issues that we didn’t get to talk about on Thursday the 11th.

6/16 – Relationships and Love. With guest speaker Amy Andre

Required

Optional

6/18 –  Kink and Beyond: Atypical Sexual Behavior

Required

  • “Issues for DSM-V: Sexual Dysfunction, Disorder, or Variation Along Normal Distribution: Toward Rethinking DSM Criteria of Sexual Dysfunctions,” Editorial in American Journal of Psychiatry (PDF)
  • Slap Happy.” Jessica Wakeman. Bitch, Issue 39. (PDF)

Optional

6/9 and 6/11: Good News and Gender/Orientation

**EDIT: I’ve revised the readings for 6/11 – see below**

6/9 – The Good: Sexual Arousal, Pleasure, & Response

Personal Perspectives

6/11 – Gender, Orientation, and Identity. With guest speaker.

Required

  • “Confessions of An Identity Junkie.” Cheryl Dobinson. Journal of Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Identity, Vol. 4, No 3, 1999. (PDF)
  • Double Lives on the Down Low.” Benoit Denizet-Lewis. New York Times Magazine, August 3, 2003.
  • A Boy’s Life.” Hanna Rosin. The Atlantic, November 2008.

Personal Perspectives – required

Optional

(Readings) 6/2 and 6/4 Knocked Up and Bad News

6/2 – Knocked Up: Reproduction, Contraception, Unplanned Pregnancy, Pregnancy & Birth. With guest speaker.

Readings

Personal Perspectives

6/4 – The Bad: HIV & Other Sexually Transmitted Infections

Readings

  • The AIDS Timeline, Avert.org
  • Sexually Transmitted Infection Risk Assessment, Scarleteen
  • “The Moral Justification for a Compulsory Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Program.” Joseph E. Balog. American Journal of Public Health, April 2009, Vol 99, No. 4 (PDF)
  • “The Criminalization of HIV.” International Planned Parent¬hood Federation (IPPF), the World AIDS Campaign (WAC), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), and Living Positively, a project of the Global Youth Coalition on HIV/AIDS (GYCA). 2008. (PDF)
  • “Male Circumcision as an HIV Prevention Strategy in Sub-Saharan Africa.” Lawrence O. Gostin and Catherine A. Hankins. Journal of the American Medical Association, December 3, 2008—Vol 300, No. 21. (PDF)
  • “The Macro of Microbicides.” Alliance for Microbicide Development, 2008. (PDF)

Personal Perspectives

(Reading for 5/28) The Plumbing: Anatomy and Disorders of Sexual Development

Readings

Personal Perspective