How might negative stereotypes about elderly sexuality impact us as we age
1. From your reading by Cheryl Hicks “Bright and Good-Looking Colored Girl: Black Women’s Sexuality and ‘Harmful Intimacy’ in Early-Twentieth Century New York”, how was the societal view of Black women’s sexuality different than the view of White women’s sexuality during this era?
2. From your reading by Davila, Wodarczyk & Bhatia “Positive Emotional Expression Among Couples: The Role of Romantic Competence” describe what their main findings were concerning romantic competence among heterosexual couples.
3. How might negative stereotypes about elderly sexuality impact us as we age, and what are a few things we could do to try and prevent either the negative outcomes or the negative stereotypes?