Archived from the original PDF on It has a more specific meaning in zoology, where it refers to a type of mating systemand in anthropology, where it refers to a type of marriage. There has been an increase in awareness of discrimination on grounds of promiscuity—apparent or actual—which at least since year has been called slut shaming. Promiscuity tends to be frowned upon by many societies, expecting most members to have committed, long-term relationships with single partners. Retrieved December 21, Both genders have wants, needs, and desires. Sexual relations with multiple females are termed polygynybut in zoology it can only be applied to heterosexual relations.
It wasn't until the Married Women's Property Act that female British citizens were no longer legally compelled, upon marriage, to transfer all their property to their husbands.
Sex-ed isn't just about pregnancy and STI prevention. A Response to Oppression". These findings suggest that the common assumption and often-found effect that women are less likely than men to engage in infidelity is, at least partially, a reflection of traditional gender-based differences in power that exist in society. The crimewave that shames the world". Journal of Psychology and Human Sexuality.