Sexuality In Early America

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A person’s sexuality shapes a human being, and defines who they are. Sexuality is an idea that society has struggled with for decades to define and accept. Early America viewed sexuality in black and white, and did not understand that individuals can be attracted to the same sex, and etc. As society slowly starts to become more accepting to sexuality and peoples’ different sexual orientations, it is interesting to think about where we started. The four factors that shaped early America views on sexuality were race, gender, religion, and class. All four factors held merit in early America. However, societal views on gender binary and religious beliefs played an active role in early America views on sexuality and individual’s expression of
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