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1: Class starts with discussion of Singer's same-sex marriage chapter.
2: Singer reviews history of homosexuality in literature and art; discusses the work of Marcel Proust, Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo.
3: Singer reviews Freud's theories on bisexuality and latent homosexuality.
4: Singer explains 2 issues that come up in debates over same-sex marriage: legitimization and benefits.
5: Singer discusses cultural stereotypes about homosexuals.
6: Singer and student discuss various levels of tolerance for homosexuality in different states in the U.S.
7: Singer discusses common attitudes among groups seeking political liberation: assimilationist and separatist.
8: Singer relates issues of religious discrimination to this debate.
9: Class discusses how different religious denominations view same-sex marriage.
10: Discussion, from the perspective of philosophy, of the concept of what constitutes family.
11: Veronica starts presentation on The Pursuit of Love, beginning with chapter on 2 myths of love.
12: Singer outlines a romantic theory of love, and continues discussion from there.
13: Discussion of distinctions between falling in love, being in love, staying in love.
14: Singer talks about intersections between marriage and feelings of love, between sexual activity and love.
15: Singer discusses the relevance of hormones and developments in contraceptive technologies to patterns of sexual activity.