Society & Culture

Social and cultural environments shape the way individuals learn about and express their sexuality.

Society and Culture Life Behaviors:

Having applied the society and culture subconcepts at the appropriate age the learner will be able to:

  • Demonstrate respect for people with different sexual values.

  • Exercise democratic responsibility to influence legislation dealing with sexual issues.

  • Assess the impact of family, cultural, media, and societal messages on one’s thoughts, feelings, values, and behaviors related to sexuality.

  • Critically examine the world around them for biases based on gender, sexual orientation, culture, ethnicity, and race.

  • Promote the rights of all people to accurate sexuality information.

  • Avoid behaviors that exhibit prejudice and bigotry.

  • Reject stereotypes about the sexuality of different populations.

  • Educate others about sexuality.