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Sexual identity in tv drama

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  • 1. Sexual Identity in TV Drama Can you tell theirs?
  • 2. Lesson Objectives
    • Understand how sexual identity is represented in TV drama;
    • Know how to analyse using media terminology;
    • Be able to analyse how sexual identity is represented through all 4 micro elements.
  • 3.
    • What is sexual identity?
  • 4. What is sexual identity? Homosexual Heterosexual Homophobic Bisexual Heterosexism Transgender Attraction
  • 5. What is sexual identity?
    • Sexual orientation
    • Attraction : includes emotional, intellectual, spiritual, physical, and sexual
    • Bisexual : to be a woman or a man and to have feelings of affection and attraction, both emotionally and physically, to both men and women.
    • Heterosexism : the belief that everyone is heterosexual.
    • Heterosexuality : to have feelings of affection and attraction, both emotionally and physically, to people of the opposite gender.
    • Homophobia : any negative belief, feeling or action directed against non-heterosexual persons
    • Homosexuality : to have feelings of affection and attraction, emotionally and physically to people of the same gender.
    • Transgender : Transgendered is an umbrella term, relating to how some individuals express their gender identity.
  • 6. How could sexual identity be represented? Sexual Identity
    • In 4 groups:
    • 1. Gay man
    • 2. Straight man
    • 3. Lesbian
    • Straight woman
    • Ext: Link to the micro elements – how would you represent this identity?
    What do they look like? Wear? Sound like? Do for a living? How do they behave?
  • 7. Stereotypical?
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  • 10. Timed Conditions: How is sexual identity represented through the 4 micro elements? 4 screenings 1 – watch 2-4 – make notes 45 mins to respond
  • 11. Others characters from TV dramas.