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Biological aspects of sexuality

The internal anatomy involved in reproduction

Our sex is determined by chromosomes. A man has an XY chromosome and a woman has an XX chromosome. There are other combinations (involving...

Characteristics of high responsiveness

As a boy grows into a man, he sees men bragging about their assumed success in providing a woman with sexual pleasure. He sees...

Intercourse is the heterosexual lovemaking act

Both male and female sexuality contribute towards reproduction. Men have a genital focus while women focus on upper body lovemaking. Throughout their lives, men...

The influence of religious beliefs on sexuality

Each culture has its own set of values. Some people consider these beliefs to be more important than others. While we are children, our...

Research into human sexuality

Sigmund Freud, the Austrian psychologist (1856 to 1939), was the first scientist of note to talk of female sexuality. Freud’s methods were based on...

Sexual responsiveness is a male characteristic

Male orgasm is not directly linked to reproduction but ejaculation is required for reproduction. The function of male orgasm is to trigger the ejaculation...

Responsibility for contraception and abortion

The (contraceptive) pill, taken on a daily basis by a woman, contains hormones that stop her ovaries producing eggs. A condom, worn by the...