Sexuality and the Military


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Sexuality and the Military
The topic of this essay is the relationship between the military and sexuality. The main argument of the paper is that the military is a social institution which reinforces the power of male heterosexual identity in contemporary society as well as establishes heterosexuality as the dominant sexuality. The paper will argue that the military is a masculine hegemonic institution and that despite limited acceptance of female members it still remains masculine a institution. As a consequence, the military plays an important role in structuring the sexuality and sexual identity in our society. Sexuality is only one of the identities that are socially constructed and frequently its development and preservation is...
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