While attitudes toward sexual orientation are addressed in Part V, at this point it is important to note that the rabbis look with favor on heterosexual intercourse
These terms separate heterosexual intercourse
from emotions, intimacy, and cognition, and they correlate with the pervasive idea that many African American males of the hip-hop generation have embraced nihilism over emotions (De Genova 89-90).
: in heterosexual intercourse
, and that means 95% of intercourse, the moral evil of using a condom is greater both intrinsically and extrinsically.
Justice Blair writes "There is much more to marriage as a societal institution, in my view, than an act of heterosexual intercourse
leading to the birth of children ...
Research by DiClemente, et al., (1990) found that about 50% of college students studied who engaged in heterosexual intercourse
had never used condoms and about two thirds used condoms less than 50% of the time.
These two books are primarily concerned with visual representations of heterosexual intercourse
in the Renaissance, painful and traumatic on the one hand, pleasurable and invigorating on the other.
Many people equate sex with heterosexual intercourse
. So widespread is the idea that oral sex, for instance, "doesn't count" as sex that teenagers who engage in it exclusively identify themselves as virgins.(1) Indeed, in the "Sex in America" national survey of a few years ago, in which over three thousand Americans were queried about their sexual practices, 95 percent said that they had had vaginal intercourse the last time they had had sex.
The high incidence of HIV infection and AIDS in Africa, including South Africa, is due to its spread through heterosexual intercourse
. With some 17 percent of women--and no fewer men--between the ages of 20 and 35 being HIV positive in South Africa, the rapid spread of infection up to saturation point is inevitable, unless there is a sharp shift in sexual behavior.
"I think the poet depicts homosexual practices as the revolting invention of predatory brutes in order to maintain a reassuring boundary between licit and illicit and to remove from the courtly ideal of erotic artifice any taint of the stigma of effeminacy that usually was associated with heterosexual intercourse
indulged in with no intention of procreation, but only for mutual delight" (8).
Moreover, it makes no sense for gays to downplay what makes them unique -- their sexuality -- because "for the past one hundred years the dominant culture has been steadily `assimilating' into gay culture." Heterosexual intercourse
has become divorced from procreation, the nature of marriage and power dynamics within the nuclear family have changed and gender roles have been transformed.
In Latin America, HIV infections among women and teenagers, who contract the disease primarily through heterosexual intercourse
, have been increasing sharply.
Level of concern regarding STDs was high - 87% of sexually active adolescents (and 86% of those who had never engaged in sexual intercourse) reported that they were "very" to "extremely" concerned that they could contract an STD from heterosexual intercourse