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sexual identity

a nursing outcome from the Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) defined as acknowledgment and acceptance of one's own sexual identity. See also Nursing Outcomes Classification.
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As new paradigms of gender and sexual identity enter the mainstream, so too do new linguistic constructs to discuss them.
VATICAN CITY * The Vatican has rejected a request by a transgender man in Spain to become a godparent, ruling that his sexual identity means he is incapable of carrying out the task.
2013; Klar and Kasser, 2009; Riggs, 2010), We explored whether these important differences could be attributed to a person's choice of a sexual identity description.
His chapters touch on separate, if interrelated, themes of American culture, the network television industry, and the politics of sexual identity and social difference.
Universal principles of sexual risk reduction (applying to sexual partners of either gender) should also be discussed, particularly for younger patients or patients whose sexual identity is in flux," they assert.
Like Smith's, on the one hand, Sutherland's take on race, immigration, and exile is one that exists utterly outside of the all-too-static American binaries of black and white, and instead highlights a world where displacement, alienation, and desire are shared facts of cultural, racial, and sexual identity.
Mix Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew with four troubled teenagers looking for summer fun, two of whom are gay and two straight, and each suffering a crisis of sexual identity.
What are the key milestone events that facilitate sexual identity among persons who experience same-sex attraction?
Balanchine laid bare the anguish of sexual relationships and the ambiguity of sexual identity, with their chance encounters, mechanical pleasures, calculated seductions, and abrupt departures .
The current conflicts over sexual identity and homosexual rights, new meanings of marriage and the blessing of same-sex unions has us Lutherans all praying that the fruit of these issues will only temporarily drive a wedge and weaken, but ultimately strengthen and season the Body of Christ.
This study explores sexual identity among 35 gay men and women who were at least 65 years old in 1995.
The pledge included sexual identity as a form of bias to be avoided, which was enough to set Dobson off.