Luscombe R. Prevalence of binge drinking and other drug use was higher among male respondents who self-identified as gay or bisexual. Instead, intervention programs that are specifically inclusive of different sexualities and that emphasize mutual respect and self-competence may be more appropriate—and, ultimately, more effective.
The psychosexual development of urban lesbian, gay, and bisexual youths. Since fish are not interested in sex it is useless to include them in this survey. For sexual attraction, a 3-category set of binary variables differentiated among individuals reporting exclusively opposite-gender attractions, individuals reporting any same-gender attractions, and individuals reporting uncertainty about their attractions.
Another of the four variants was linked to male-pattern baldness, which could indicate that hormone regulation plays a role in choosing a sexual partner.
Relations between racial discrimination, social class, and health among ethnic minority groups. So is this evidence of bias in the Natsal participants or a sign of reluctance to open up in a general household survey that is largely concerned with mundane matters such as shopping habits?
Topics Sexuality The Observer.
There have been a number of smaller studies that examine the genetics of homosexuality and non-heterosexuality, but none comes close to the scope of the new study. What is their motive? With respect to the components of SO, results confirmed for youths what researchers have previously observed for adults and for school-based samples: sexual attraction and experience do not align neatly with self-reported identity.
Women and men with no sexual experience had the lowest odds of all forms of substance use; those reporting sexual experience with partners of both genders had the highest odds.
Additionally, the behavioral measures may have led us to overestimate the prevalence of same-gender experience among women and to underestimate it among men. This finding suggests that sexual-minority youths engage in relatively higher levels of sexual experimentation before self-identifying as LGB.
Sexual experience was a 4-category set of dummy variables distinguishing persons reporting sexual experience exclusively with opposite-gender partners from those reporting sexual experiences with female and male partners, those reporting exclusively same-gender partners, and those reporting no partnered sexual experience.
Measures Sexual orientation. This must mean that many same-sex contacts are by people who do not consider themselves gay or bisexual. J Consult Clin Psychol.