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Sexual Orientation Summary And Analysis

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After reading this chapter, I now have a better understanding of sexual orientation. My views on sexual have definitely deepened because I learned that it’s not only genes that influence it. I now understand that culture can have a strong influence as the book states, “survey results show, cultures vary widely in their social norms for acceptable partners” (Myers & DeWall, 121). To expand on that point, I feel that individuals who are bisexual, gay or lesbian are often looked down in society because they are expected to behave or act a certain way within certain cultures. Therefore, they often feel that they don’t fit in or are afraid to identify who they feel they are. The reason I believe these feelings are often ignored is because most people
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