Discussion will focus on the delicate subject of sexual disorders, using the reading assignments and our observational skills.
As mentioned in the text, there is concern that our culture/society is preoccupied with sex, and that the emphasis placed upon sex has a negative effect upon the healthy sexual development of .
Take time to identify common daily information (sensory input) that contains a sexual theme. Some will be more overt than others.
The primary question to ask is…how might this information affect developmental attitudes and perceptions regarding sex?
Next, observe the media. You might watch “reality show” programs that are primarily youth-oriented or watch any of the video music channels and observe the dancing, or listen to a radio show that has a sex oriented theme.
What do we learn about sexuality through the media?
What messages are being distributed through these programs?
How would they shape a person’s attitudes and behaviors around sexuality?