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1

What is penis fencing?

rubbing penises together

2

In humans and other animals, the sex that puts forth more investment in the offspring, both in reproduction and in raising the offspring is known as what?

the "Choosier"

3

What other mammals engage in masturbation?

Chimpanzees

4

This is seen in primates & other mammals --but not lifelong like in humans.

Homosexuality

5

Postpartum sex Taboo

Having sex with a woman after she gives birth
-very painful

6

What happens when cultures dehumanize women?

Condemnation of Rape

7

Prostitution was prevalent and was taxed in what country?

Egypt

8

In some cultures women can't use their_____ when masturbating?

Hands

9

What is forbidden in some cultures?

homosexuality

10

Where was the first Male circumcision done?

Egypt

11

In what country would women insert sponges into their vagina as a form of contraception?

Egpyt

12

What country has prevalence of incest, rape, and bestiality?

Greece

13

What is Greek pederasty?

When an older Greek man mentors a post-pubescent boy - he teaches the boy about sex.

14

What's the term for same sex, but nonsexual friendships? Ex: Bromance?

Platonic

15

Which culture had manuals that had pictures, instructions, devices, and medicines regarding sex?

Ancient Asia (China)

16

What culture stressed the importance of the female orgasm?

Ancient Asia

17

What is Polygamy? Where was this prevalent?

-having more than 1 female partner.
-China

18

How many wives did the average Chinese middle class man have?

3-12 wives.

19

What country viewed sex as a source of power and magic?

India

20

What country had the "kamasutra" ?

India - A book that describes 8 kinds of love-biting, 8 stages of oral sex, & 9 ways to move the penis in the vagina.

21

WIdows were not allowed to marry in what culture?

India

22

There was a rise in nonmartial pregnancies during what time period?

The Enlightenment (1700s)

23

What were the sexual transgressions that were severely punished if committed in the Puritan times?

- Sodomy - anal or oral sex
- Bestiality - sexual intercourse between a person and an animal
- Adultry - cheating on your wife/husband sexually
- Rape - Sex without consent

24

What is Bundling?

When young couples shared a bed they were to be fully clothed and a wooden board would be placed between them to stop sex from happening.

25

Which of the following is NOT a cross cultural universal?
a. Incest taboo
b. condemnation of rape
c. exchange of sex for resources
d. having more than 1 sexual partner

d. Having more than 1 sexual partner
- This is polygamy which was practiced in Ancient Asia, particularly in Chinese middle class men.