Sexual Orientation Discrimination Introduction to Human Resources Management HR 353 2/25/2011 Matthew D. Hall Instructor: Joyce Willhite Sexual Orientation Discrimination “I believe all Americans who believe in freedom, tolerance and human rights have a responsibility to oppose bigotry and prejudice based on sexual orientation (King).”. Sexual orientation refers to one`s psychological processes, instincts and sexual activity, as relates to members of the same sex, opposite sex or both. Homo sexual are people with sexual orientation towards people of the same sex; gays for males and lesbians for females. Bisexuals are those that are attracted to both men and women.
Download file to see previous pages This paper examines historical discourse on sexuality and gender identity how this history informs perceptions of sexual orientation and gender inequality. This paper traces the history and development of the conceptualization of gender roles and gender identity and how sexual orientation is dictated by those roles and identities.5/5(1). Outing: Term used to describe exposing someone else’s sexual orientation, gender identity, or intersex status without their consent or approval. 5. Passing: Individuals who identify as “trans” who are accepted and able to “pass” as members of the gender or sex that they identify with despite their sex at birth. 5.
Sexual orientation has been and to some degree is still seen as a taboo topic. For many years it has been argued that sexual orientation is based on one's gender and one's sexual preference, should be based on one's sex (i.e. females should be attracted to males and males to females). The term “sexual orientation” refers to a model of sexual, romantic, or emotional attraction to the opposite sex, same sex or both sexes, which correspondingly are defined as heterosexuality, homosexuality, and bisexuality. There also unofficially exists the fourth orientation, which is asexuality (lack of sexual, romantic, or emotional attraction to others).Topic: Sexual Orientation Research Paper.
Sexual identity may also be used to describe a person's perception of his or her own sex, rather than sexual orientation. The term sexual preference has a similar meaning to sexual orientation, and the two terms are often used interchangeably, but sexual preference suggests a degree of voluntary choice. Pedophilia Pedophilia Research Papers discuss the definition of this sexual orientation. Pedophilia, which literally means the “love of children” is a sexual orientation that is broadly defined as a sustained sexual attraction for preadolescent children that generally involves an “erotic arousal pattern and fantasy life” that centers on children.