Assignment: Gender Appropriate And Inappropriate Behaviors
For either sex, choosing to engage in activities traditionally reserved for a specific sex can result in teasing and accusations of homosexuality.
• Using research gathered from your textbook, online course content, and at least 1 research article, analyze the above scenarios.
o Are the behaviors discussed above (i.e., preferring things traditionally acceptable for a specific sex) indicative of homosexuality? Why or why not?
o Describe the psychological consequences (positive and negative) that might result from engaging in behaviors reserved for a specific sex?
o Develop an argument for or against concern that these children might be exhibiting a paraphilia.
o Which paraphilia(s) might apply and what criteria would you use based on the research?
o What, if any, intervention would you recommend to a parent whose little girl or boy expresses the desire to engage in behaviors typical of the opposite sex? If you do not believe intervention is necessary, explain why.
Format your assignment according to the following formatting requirements:
1. The answer should be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides.
2. The response also include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student's name, the course title, and the date. The cover page is not included in the required page length.
3. Also Include a reference page. The Citations and references should follow APA format. The reference page is not included in the required page length.