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The sexual functions, activities, attitudes, and orientations of an individual. Sexuality, male or female, becomes evident at PUBERTY under the influence of gonadal steroids (TESTOSTERONE or ESTRADIOL), and social effects.
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Objective After learning of the rape allegation against the Attorney-General, Australians were divided in their support for an inquiry. We hypothesised that motivated reasoning on this issue would be associated with ideological preferences. We therefore examined whether perceptions of arguments about the inquiry could be explained by participants’...
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Introduction Faking orgasm by women reportedly occurs quite frequently, with both relationship characteristics and orgasmic difficulty being significant predictors. Aim We explored women's motives that might mediate the associations between orgasmic difficulty and relationship satisfaction on the one hand, with the frequency of faking orgasm on th...
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Resumen El objetivo de este estudio fue analizar si existen diferencias emocionales, de personalidad, neuropsicológicas, neurobiológicas e inmunológicas entre hombres que tienen sexo con hombres con comportamientos sexuales de bajo y alto riesgo, aplicando metodologías y teorías de ciencias del comportamiento, neurociencias y procedimientos tradici...
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Coral larvae usually settle as solitary individuals but sometimes also in aggregations, especially when settlement sites are limited. Fusion of coral individuals can consist of different group sizes with varying numbers of adjacent coral spat. However, little is known about the performance of coral individuals in different group sizes, especially d...
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We modified Liss and colleagues' Enjoyment of Sexualization Scale (ESS) to be suitable for samples that include individuals of varied gender identities and sexual orientations (ESS-R). In two undergraduate samples (Ns = 294 and 527), we found that enjoyment of sexualization (ES) was distinct from but related to self-objectification (SO) in both men...
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Resumo Este ensaio procura produzir memórias sobre os percursos da construção de políticas de saúde para lésbicas, gays, bissexuais, travestis e transexuais (LGBT) no Brasil, a partir da noção de política sexual. Com base na construção de uma linha do tempo que tem por ponto de partida a criação do Sistema Único de Saúde, o artigo apresenta: as pri...
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The purpose of this paper is to examine the extent to which Norwegians are satisfied with their singlehood, and to determine the association between being single and sexual activity. Data were obtained from a questionnaire survey of a representative web sample of 1076 unpartnered individuals (568 women, 508 men) aged 18–89 years. A total of 45.2% o...
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Body mass variation was correlated with male and female length in the red millipede genus Centrobolus. Mass and length (r=0.86, Z score=2.87, n=8, p<0.01) in males (r=0.97, Z score=2.99, n=5, p<0.01) and females (r=0.96, Z score=2.72, n=5, p<0.01) were correlated. C. inscriptus females have the largest length (67.4 mm) and the highest mass (2.61 g)...
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La presente convocatoria es una invitación a pensar la poesía escrita por mujeres en español desde una perspectiva panhispánica. Es decir, se tiene como objetivo entablar un debate sobre la poesía de las dos primeras décadas del siglo XXI que permita reflexionar sobre la pluralidad y la riqueza de las variedades lingüísticas y culturales que conviv...
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A correlation coefficient matrix including 16 factors was constructed to summarize the polygynandrous mating systems of red millipedes Centrobolus. The sixteen factors summarized were abundance, copulation duration, ejaculate volume, latitude, longitude, mass, mating frequency, moments of inertia, sex ratio, spine length, spine number, sternite pro...
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Reviewing the social movements of women and feminists, the article calls attention to the conquests of women up to Sexual and Reproductive Rights, as derivatives and integrants of a social struggle for the masses, criticizing the abandonment of these actions by an identitarian and neoliberal feminism that has been establishing itself in society and...
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Several researchers have demonstrated that deviant sexual fantasies play an important role in the development of deviant sexual interests as well as in the commission of coercive sexual behaviors. However, very few researchers have empirically examined the developmental correlates of deviant sexual fantasies (DSFs) in sexual aggressors and whether...
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O objetivo do presente trabalho é denunciar que a produção de Lélia Gonzalez, acerca da presença de marcas de línguas africanas na formação do Português Brasileiro, é silenciada na literatura Linguística em decorrência da ação conjunta do racismo e do sexismo, enquanto sistemas de opressão, culminando no fenômeno do epistemicídio, conforme proposto...
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Syphilis has long been known as “the great imitator”, mimicking a wide variety of diseases, and often its diagnosis is delayed or missed. It remains an important public health issue that continues to occur at high rates among patients with HIV. We report a case of a 52-year-old man who presented with a constellation of unusual symptoms highlighting...
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Introduction: The notion of people about virginity or sexual experiences varies from country to country and culture to culture. The cultural expediencies or cultural scripts have an impact on the age at which men and women engage in their first sexual experience. However, the role of virginity beliefs in sexual debut was not yet explored among Indi...
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Quantifying reproductive effort (RE), the trade-off between devoting resources to reproduction versus individual growth, in plants presents a number of challenges. Of particular interest is comparing RE between reproductive strategies, such as those in Bromeliaceae: semelparous, where individuals undergo a one-time and subsequently lethal sexual re...
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"Raunch culture" is a term describing the promotion of overtly sexual representations of women. This concept may provide people opportunities to engage in positive social comparisons, but also negative social comparisons. As such, this concept could also relate to the phenomenology of depression in women. In an attempt to further investigate the ef...
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Zusammenfassung Entwicklung und Implementierung von Schutzkonzepten haben mit dem Kinder- und Jugendstärkungsgesetz (KJSG) im Juni 2021 in vielen Handlungsfeldern der Kinder- und Jugendhilfe eine rechtliche Grundlage bekommen. Sexualisierte Gewalt ist dabei eine spezifische Herausforderung, die entsprechende Kompetenzen, Qualifikationen und Struktu...
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Much of sexual dimorphism is likely due to sex-biased gene expression, which results from differential regulation of a genome that is largely shared between males and females. Here we use allele-specific expression to explore cis-regulatory variation in Drosophila melanogaster in relation to sex. We test for sex differences in cis-regulatory effect...
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Sexual risk behavior and vaccination for hepatitis A in sexually compulsive individuals, 2010-2017 São Paulo, Brazil Hepatite A vaccination is recommended to young sexually compulsive individuals people are at risk.
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In eleven countries, same-sex sexual intimacy is punishable by death. Applying a legal pluralistic framework, we argue that “state-enabled killing” of same-sex-attracted people occurs in at least twenty-three countries. State-enabled killings range from extrajudicial and quasi-judicial killings, where state actors carry out the killing, through ins...
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This study compared motivations of individuals in non-monogamous relationships to engage in sex with their different partners ( n = 596, out of which 103 non-consensual non-monogamous, 135 polyamorous, 204 swinging, 154 in open relationships; women—38.8%, men—59.7%, other gender—1.5%; age range: from 18 to 65+ years; 86% of respondents between 25 a...
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Los artículos que componen este número temático no dejan duda de que los miedos de los hombres y de las mujeres a la ciudad son profundamente diferentes. Mientras que los primeros tienen miedo –con justificada razón– a la violencia, el robo, el secuestro y la desaparición; las mujeres, además de acumular estos mismos miedos, temen sobre todo a la v...
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Parents and other adult caregivers of biologically or sociolegally related children (hereafter, “parents”) can play an important role in the online behavior of children in their care. In this study, we examined parental correlates of three outcomes— talking to their child about image sharing (66% yes); expecting their child had shared sexually expl...
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Resumo: A ansiedade sexual e o retorno ao passado patriarcal mítico são elementos de uma política fascista em implementação no Brasil. O patriarca da família funciona como um arquétipo para o governante fascista, privilegiando homens cis e heterossexuais. Trata-se de uma reação violenta aos estudos feministas e queer sobre o gênero que se articula...
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A case of Transient Global Amnesia occurring after sexual intercourse is presented with a somewhat unusual symptomatology. Almost always, TGA is characterized by the patient exhibiting in varying intensity disorientation as to person, place, and time, accompanied by agitation. Instead of an all-encompassing amnesia as has usually been reported in t...
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Sexual abuse. Sexual grooming. Unlawful restraint. False imprisonment. These are all serious allegations, too frequently minimized by individuals in positions of authority. How can we protect children and assure that perpetrators are prosecuted? One, by not ignoring outcries of abuse. Two, by assuring that those in authority understand that when a...
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El acoso sexual es un problema para la Universidad Mayor de San Andrés, al ser una conducta de carácter sexual no deseada, que afecta indistintamente a hombres y mujeres, sin embargo, las mujeres están más expuestas al ser una manifestación de relaciones de poder patriarcal. Por su recurrencia, el acoso sexual ha pasado a ser parte de la vida cotid...
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In light of the previously discovered discrepancies between the gender, age, time, and education variety of employees and the efficiency of Egyptian banks' banking operations, the purpose of this article is to examine the linear and nonlinear connections between these variables (BANKS). Research found that the number of board members (board gender,...
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This research paper deals with the negative impact of cartoons channels on school children. Scientist has proven that children mind is very fast and dynamic in imitating and acquiring knowledge they are really exposed to. The main aim of this research paper is to examine the negative impacts of cartoons channels on school children between the ages...
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Resumo: O conceito sociológico ‘ideologia de gênero’ foi ressignificado a partir dos anos 1990 e virou instrumento político contra as narrativas feministas e LGBT+. A politização da expressão é um desafio para os estudos de gênero e diversidade sexual, pois gera barreiras em políticas, na agenda de investigação e na ação transnacional junto aos gov...
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The results of this infodemiological analysis seemingly support the conclusion that erectile dysfunction may be another less predictable but certainly unwarranted consequence of COVID-19, which may also justify the decreased sexual health-seeking behaviours. This is not really surprising considering that erectile dysfunction and COVID-19 share some...
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I argue that scientists should adopt a sexual orientation view that includes ‘internal’ sexual orientation markers such as desire, fantasies, and attraction, plus self-identification, and that these two markers should line up. By ‘internal’ markers, I mean inner states or processes of the agent. This can be contrasted with ‘external markers’, by wh...
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Studies regarding the impact of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) on sexual function are scarce. This study is the first to explore the rate of female sexual dysfunction (FSD) among Somalian women who underwent FGM and its association with different FGM types. This study was carried out among women with a history of FGM who visited our clin...
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Introduction: Infertility defined as inability of female to conceive after 12 months (6 months for women above 35 years) of unguarded sexual coitus. It affected about 15% of new couples. Genetic causes contribute about 15-30% of male infertility. Also the infertility can be defined as inability to carry the gestation until giving birth of a live fe...
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SPACA6 is a sperm-expressed surface protein that is critical for gamete fusion during mammalian sexual reproduction. Despite this fundamental role, little is known about how SPACA6 specifically functions. We elucidated the crystal structure of the SPACA6 ectodomain at 2.2-Å resolution, revealing a two-domain protein containing a four-helix bundle a...
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Resumo Introdução: A transição da vida reprodutiva para a pós-reprodutiva é considerada um dos ciclos da vida feminina que gera impactos no bem-estar da mulher, sendo a menopausa o marco significativo. A prática regular de atividade física deve ser encorajada para reduzir os sintomas da menopausa e prevenir alterações associadas ao envelhecimento....
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Various studies indicate that students present problems due to the transition stage they are in and the associated emotional, social and academic demands. The present research allows to know dating violence and sexual harassment as a variable associated with psychological discomfort, and sometimes tend to be triggers for other mental health problem...
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Sexual identity development was explored as a predictor of sexual self-concept and erotophobia–erotophilia using a student sample. Sexual identity development was operationalized using Worthington et al.’s Measure of Sexual Identity Development, which is theoretically based on Marcia’s identity model. Based onWorthington et al.’s scale, there are f...
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Mit dem Begriff der Kriminalprognose werden diagnostische und verhaltensprognostische Expertisen durch Psychologinnen und Psychologen beschrieben, anhand derer die Wahrscheinlichkeit beschrieben wird, dass eine zuvor bereits einschlägig in Erscheinung getretene Person erneut (Gewalt- und/oder Sexual-)Straftaten begehen wird. Demgegenüber beschreibt...
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The primary label for people who are sexually attracted to children (“pedophile”) is conflated with sexual offending behavior and tainted with stigma. In the present pre-registered mixed-method study, we therefore investigated attitudes and preferences regarding "pedophile/hebephile" and other labels among 286 people who report a stronger or equall...
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Background The sex ratio at birth (male live births divided by total live births) may be a sentinel health indicator. Stressful events reduce this ratio 3-5 months later by increasing male fetal loss. This ratio can also change 9 months after major population events that are linked to an increase or decrease in the frequency of sexual intercourse a...
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Mate copying (MC), a type of non-independent mate choice, is a behaviour observed in many vertebrate and few invertebrate species. It occurs when an individual's sexual preference gets socially inclined toward those of its conspecifics. Theoretical models and experimental studies of MC have been limited to choice between two options (or morphs). In...
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The rise in the average age of marriage calls into question the sexual activity of young Moroccans. This study investigates the attitudes toward premarital sex and its practice among young Moroccans. Data was collected through an online questionnaire and analyzed based on gender. The results show that 40.2% of unmarried, young Moroccans, mostly men...
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Samenvatting Hoewel patiënten en hun partners de wens hebben dat de arts het gesprek over hun seksualiteit initieert, blijven seksualiteit en intimiteit in de behandelkamer toch vaak buiten beschouwing. Dat komt vooral door gebrek aan scholing en training. Volgens de visie van de European Union of Medical Specialists (EUMS) dient iedere praktiseren...
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Weight-related school bullying and victimization have become important public health issues among adolescents around the world. This study aims to examine gender differences in the effects of Body Mass Index (BMI) on school bullying and victimization among secondary school students. This study conducted a survey among 2849 adolescents—1393 girls (4...
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The aim of this study is to explore about the dimensions of sexuality affecting one’s sexuality. The study seeks to find how the levels of esteem can be increased and decreasing the levels of depression and preoccupation among youth and young adults. Data was collected from 164 subjects aged 16-30. The data was collected using the Sexual Awareness...
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Human papillomavirus (HPV) contributes to sexually transmitted infection, which is primarily associated with pre-cancerous and cancerous lesions in both men and women and is among the neglected cancerous infections in the world. At global level, two-, four-, and nine-valent pure L1 protein encompassed vaccines in targeting high-risk HPV strains usi...
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Este trabalho objetiva encontrar possibilidades de tratar a temática violência sexual, junto a Base Nacional Comum Curricular (BNCC), a partir dos objetivos de aprendizagens e desenvolvimentos descritos nos campos de experiências da Educação Infantil por meio de pesquisa bibliográfica, para ofertar Educação Sexual desde os bebês a crianças pequenas...
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El sábalo, Alosa alosa (Linnaeus, 1758), y la saboga, Alosa fallax (Lacépède, 1803), son dos especies migradoras anádromas y congenéricas, esto es, estrechamente emparentadas, llegando incluso a hibridar entre ellas; hecho que dificulta enormemente su diferenciación. La fase marina representa el grueso del ciclo vital de estas especies y, sin embar...
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"Los hombres son de Marte y las mujeres de Venus" ¡Así de diferentes somos, como si viniéramos de dos planetas! ¿Nos los creemos? Antes de responder escuchad esto: no hay forma científica de mantener que el cerebro es binario en términos de sexo. Y es que el cerebro no habla de una forma binaria, como sí lo hace el lenguaje social a través de los g...
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Título: The Bem Sex-Role Inventory: propuesta de una versión corta en español. Resumen: El objetivo del estudio fue examinar la estructura factorial, la confiabilidad y proporcionar alguna evidencia de validez de la versión en español del Inventario de Roles Sexuales de Bem (BSRI), que evalúa la au-todescripción en términos de rasgos de género. Una...
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Purpose To identify factors associated with cancer-related self-perception after being affected by prostate cancer (PCa) and radical prostatectomy. Subjects and methods Men affected by PCa and radical prostatectomy were asked to choose one of 5 cancer-related identities (“patient,” “victim,” “someone who has had cancer,” “cancer survivor,” and “ca...
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Decisions to engage in child sexual abuse (CSA) are not motivated solely by sexual interest in children. Given the complex interplay of personal, relational, and societal factors involved, we explored the narratives men constructed around their subjective motivations for offending, situated within the post-structuralist constructs of desire, power,...
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Introduction: A possible association between extended pelvic lymph node dissection (ePLND) in radical prostatectomy (RPE) and functional outcomes such as erectile function (EF) and continence recovery has been previously considered. This association stems from the direct proximity of ePLND to the pelvic plexus. In this paper, we aimed to criticall...
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Problematic sexual behavior (PSB) among preteen children is a poorly understood clinical phenomenon that may leave even the most skilled and knowledgeable of clinicians at a loss when attempting to develop an evidence-based treatment approach. Much of this lack of practical direction can be credited to the relatively scarce clinical trial research...
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Much of young people’s fertility health knowledge has been limited to avoiding sexually transmitted infections and preventing pregnancy thus lacking what is necessary to support future overall health as well as reproductive goals. This study assesses university students’ knowledge related to fertility health factors to verify consistencies and disc...
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O presente artigo analisa o assédio moral e o sexual nas relações laborais e a necessidade das empresas empregadoras buscar firme orientação ética para a melhoria do ambiente laboral.
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Este ensaio tem como objetivo analisar trabalhos realizados por corpos dissidentes de gênero, raça, classe e sexualidade sobre a produção de conhecimento no meio acadêmico; e a insurgência de epistemologias como rearticulação neste contexto. Analisar como essas propostas articulam redemocratização e deslocamento do modo como se produz conhecimento,...
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Sexual abuse is a universal and controversial problem. It is significant for its effects on individuals' psychological and physical characteristics. As an abused victim, Dorothy Allison, the American writer and activist, tackles sexual abuse in her novel Two or Three Things I Know for Sure. Allison's novel is a memorandum book, which is narrated by...
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Quels regards portent les soignants sur le rôle du partenaire dans le soutien au patient, et sur les besoins de l’un et de l’autre membre du couple pour surmonter l’impact de la maladie et des traitements sur la relation et la santé sexuelle. Mots clés : Cancer, traitements du cancer, impact sur la sexualité, place du partenaire
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A sermon on sexual purity based on Proverbs 5:15-20 by Pastor Adebayo Ola Afolaranmi, PhD during the holy solemnization between former Grace Oluwaseyi Akanmu and Paul Olamide Aiyegoro at Ogo-Oluwa Baptist Church, Isokan Estate, Akobo, Ibadan, Nigeria on Saturday, September 10, 2022.
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Durante la primera mitad de la década de los sesenta del siglo pasado, se publicaron novelas cuya temática era representar las identidades de género silenciadas y estigmatizadas por un sistema que no daba cabida a las posibilidades de realización del ser más allá del dogma heterosexual. El objetivo del presente artículo es determinar, mediante el a...
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QueerFemSEE II aims to create a network of queer feminist solidarity across and against national borders in SEE. Against reductive notions of commonality in SEE, and essentialist notions of gender and sexuality, how can we queer the affinities that bind us together? We seek to resist erasure, silencing, misrepresentation, tokenism, assimilation: to...
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Sexual function and the sexual quality of life of an individual could be influenced by several factors. Sexual dysfunction could affect the sexual quality of life of the individual and, possibly, have an impact on their partners. Treatments that improve sexual function among individuals tend to improve the sexual quality of life of their partners....
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The rise in the use of new pornography and widespread increase in Internet access represents an unprecedented scenario in interpersonal relationships in young people. This study is pioneering as it focuses on a large scale of perceptions, attitudes, and behaviours in relation to new pornography use and its impact on interpersonal relationships. The...
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La batata (Ipomoea batatas L.) es una especie de importancia económica, ya que contribuye a la seguridad alimentaria de millones de personas. Sin embargo, en Colombia esta especie es subutilizada, cultivándose de forma artesanal en la región Caribe. El objetivo de este estudio fue evaluar las características agronómicas de germoplasma de batata, ba...
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The present study investigates differences between gay and heterosexual Italian men regarding both social networking behaviors and addiction. Furthermore, it explores the possible mediation effects of grandiose and vulnerable narcissism, fear of missing out, and physical appearance on social networking behaviors and addiction. A total of 586 Italia...
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Parmi toutes les critiques dont a fait l’objet la psychanalyse freudienne, celles des philosophes français sont particulièrement prégnantes, plus encore celles de Jean-Paul Sartre. Non seulement il s’oppose à Freud, mais il propose une autre psychanalyse, une psychanalyse inversée : la psychanalyse existentielle, dont la caractéristique la plus sur...
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Introdução Nosso objetivo neste trabalho visa refletir em redor do status da performance em dança na filmografia documentária argentina moderna e contemporânea. Buscamos pistas que nos permitam avistar nestes documentários expandidos a estrutura desejante do olhar nos processos de sublimação 113 artística de ambos os lados da câmera. Aposta de real...
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Resumo Este artigo propõe analisar a discriminação percebida pelo consumidor LGBTI+ no Brasil e os resultados emocionais do processo discriminatório. Para isso, investiga-se o tema recorrendo a métrica perceived customer discrimination, de Klinner e Walsh (2013), que aborda a relação entre os diferentes tipos de discriminação - explícita, no nível...