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Sexual Script

a stereotyped pattern of role prescriptions for how individuals should behave sexually

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risk factors for engaging in sexual behaviors

drug and substance abuse, higher in low SES

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sexual minority

someone who identifies with being lesbian, gay, or bisexual

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Sexual literacy

knowing how the body works

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passing

hiding one's true orientation - form of self-devaluation

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pre-encounter

initial exposure to sexual media

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encounter

peers begin engaging in sexual behavior

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immersion

exploration of beliefs and behaviors

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commitment

deciding on patterns of beliefs

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homosexual identity formation

Confusion, Identity comparison, Tolerance, Acceptance, Pride, Synthesis

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Houglum

Based on the feedback given, the author proposed teaching sexual education before adolescents engage in sexual activity (ages 9-10) and talking about safer sex options in addition to abstinence.