3-23-2010 Chap. 8/CDQ (Your Choice) Due: March 18, 2010 Reopened Joliff Presentation Mass Mediated Communication Images Stereotypes (Group) Gay Stereotypes ALANA Gay Stereotypes Stereotyping Preconceived notion about a group A conventional, formulaic, and usually oversimplified conception or opinion or belief. Primarily images with a category involved by the individual to justify either love-prejudice or hate-prejudice. Stereotypes: May grow in defiance of all evidence May be totally unsupported by facts, May develop from a sharpening and overgeneralization of facts, acts as both justificatory device for categorical appearance or rejection of a group to simplify perception and thinking making both processes less complete. is sustained by selective perception and selective forgetting, changes in time. Gay Stereotypes -Being gay is a choice -Males: Effeminate, cross-dressing. -Working at fashion/salon industry -Feminine activities (cheerleading) -Associated with AIDS -Promiscuous -Left-leaning (Liberal) -Bisexuals are greedy; they don?t know what they want. -Gay men shop a lot -Bisexuals are confused -Gays act like women. -Gays are in pursuit of heterosexuals; gay men are sexual predators. -Affects participation in institution in society: Don?t Ask, Don?t Tell policy. -Why do people want to join the military: sense of patriotism, duty, guaranteed job, college tuition, other such guarantees (self-sustain), wanting to serve one?s country, honor -Lesbians are masculine; if a lesbian doesn?t fit the stereotype of masculinity, then they?re ?not lesbian? -Their goal is to ?convert? heterosexuals. -Gays are physically/emotionally weak. -Gays are into being drag queens. -Gay men are the best friends of women. -Gay men are flamboyant. -Softball players are lesbians -Gays have lisps when they talk. -Gay men are theatrical (dramatic) -Gays make poor parents. -Difficult for a gay child to have a normal life. -Gays wear tight clothes -If children are raised by gay parents, they?ll become gay -Gays are not religious. Exclusion from churches: being homosexual is a sin; it?s wrong. -Boy Scouts: religious -Gay women hate men -Transgender are prostitutes -Gay men do not play sports. Birdcage: One of the gay men is too dramatic. Watermelon: Drag Queen Queer as Folk Gays have a lisp The ?L? Word: Gay community highly sexualized Tila Teuqila: Bisexuals are greedy The Office: Gay character, no particular negative traits associated African Americans: -African Americans do not have the facilities or the necessary tools to raise their own children. -ALANA in are pursuit and pre-occupied with having relations with white women. Are there different stereotypes of ALANA that are not listed above?
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