Social Construction of Sexualities and Class

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Social Construction of Sexualities and Class
Introduction
There is an understanding that who we are as sexual beings is largely constructed by the context in which we live, work and operate, as noted by Steele. This paper serves to explore the underlying connection between sexuality and power, as described by Brock. An extension of this concept is that there is not only a dichotomy of power between heterosexual people and those who define their sexuality differently, but also between lesbians and gay men.
Looking at the nature of sexuality and class from a psychosocial point of view, Freud demonstrated early on that there is an intrinsic challenge in defining a human being as either masculine or feminine, because of the fact that we all...
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