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ERIC Number: EJ1094057
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1554-6128
Sex and Candy: Unwrapping How We Define Sexuality
Ott, Kate
American Journal of Sexuality Education, v11 n1 p106-112 2016
When seeking a more nuanced understanding of sexuality, participants can benefit from hands-on activities that provide experience with the limitation of descriptors and social shaping of definitions. In many sexuality education contexts, participants enter the learning environment with a narrow definition of sexuality. The following game provides a collective, experiential metaphor for defining sexuality that highlights default language practices of categorization, uniqueness of interpretation, and the limitation of language to fully capture any experience/definition.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
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