This debate-style reader is designed to introduce students to controversies in human sexuality. The readings,which represent the arguments of leading social commentators,educators,and sexologists,reflect a variety of viewpoints and are staged as "pro" and "con" debates. Issues debated include biology,behavior and human sexuality,issues in reproduction and health,and legal and social issues.
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Table of ContentsPART 1. Biology, Behavior, and Human Sexuality
ISSUE 1. Do Public Schools Perpetuate an Educational Gender Bias?
YES: Janice Weinman, from "Girls Still Face Barriers in Schools That Prevent Them from Reaching Their Full Potential," Insight on the News
NO: Judith Kleinfeld, from "In Fact, the Public Schools Are Biased Against Boys, Particularly Minority Males," Insight on the News
ISSUE 2. Are Men Really from Mars and Women from Venus?
YES: John Gray, from Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus
NO: Susan Hamson, from "The Rebuttal from Uranus: Deconstructing John Gray's Gendered Paradise," An Original Essay Written for This Volume
ISSUE 3. Is the Model of Normal and Vandalized Gendermaps/Lovemaps Biased?
YES: Pat Califia, from Sex Changes: The Politics of Transgenderism
NO: John Money, from "An Interview With John Money," Omni
ISSUE 4. Can Sexual Orientation Be Changed?
YES: Cal Thomas, from "Gays Can Change Sexual Orientation," Peoria Journal Star