Discovery Writing Paper 2

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Running Head: Develop a 5-7 page paper that provides the following: a) part one provides an overview of thr theories presented about race, gender, sexualities, and social class; b) part two provides possible application of these theories to our understanding of what it means to be a person with erotic or sexual agency (control over one’s body, how it is treated, how it is treated, how it experiences pleasure)

Titilayo Sanni

November 3rd 2014

Proffesor: Dr. Cherie Ann Turpin

General Education: Foundation Writing in Arts and Humanties IGED 210-06

2:00-3:20 Monday & Wednesday

Develop a 5-7 page paper that provides the following: a) part one provides an overview of thr theories presented about race, gender, sexualities, and social class; b) part two provides possible application of these theories to our understanding of what it means to be a person with erotic or sexual agency (control over one’s body, how it is treated, how it is treated, how it experiences pleasure)

After reading Cum Guzzling anal nurse whore: a feminist porn star manifesta notes by Lorelei Lee, she believed the theories presented about Gender, race, sexuality, and social class that even in todays age, gender roles still matters,even those of us who deeply question compulsory assignment of gender roles still get very excited by playing with masculinity and femininity at various ends of the spectrum and everything in-between. Lorelei lee is describe herself as a feminist by birth, she was raised with feminism the same way are raised with religion. Lorelei is a pornstar who have been in the porn industry for over 10 years. She learned who she was in terms of her sexual and gender identity by pretending in a very exaggerated way, to be who she wasnt. To her, race, class, gender, and sexuality are not fixed systems or traits of individuals because they are negotiated and contested every day in social relationships. Lee stated that in 2003 there was a study conducted at Ohio University which revealed that women are just as interested in sex as the opposite gender. The study reported that women’s (sexual activity) was closer to men’s than previously thought, meaning that women not only engage in sex often, but that they enjoy it just as much as men do. A troubling fact also came from the study was that “women who thought their (sexual history) might be seen by others tended to give answers that were more socially acceptable”, meaning women still fell the societal pressure to hide their sexuality. This is why she believed pornography was good for women because of the sexually explicit imagery in which women are shown giving performative demonstrations of their own sexual power is imagery that can transform the cultural paradigm and ultimately change the world and have the no shame in letting their pattners know what and how to please them sexuality. When women managers fail to promote other women because they believe that women are less capable than men. They also reinforce structures of race,class,gender,and sexuality dominanc. The same structure that have restricted their own lives. Lee introduced a shift in sexual standards for women, but she structured hierarchies of race, class and gender remained firmly intact. The middle class and working class faced very different expectations due to differing circumstances. According to Lorelei Every social situation is affected by…