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10 sexual orientation - SexualOrientation BlombergLosRios

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Blomberg - Los Rios Sexual Orientation
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Blomberg - Los Rios The continuum of sexual orientation  Define the following terms: Homosexual = A person whose primary erotic,  psychological, emotional, and social orientation is towards  members of the same sex. Gay = A homosexual, typically a homosexual male. Lesbian = A female homosexual. Sexual orientation = Sexual attraction to one’s own sex  (homosexual) or the other sex (heterosexual) Bisexual = Attraction to both same and other sex partners. Asexual =  Lacking interest in or desire for sex.  Queer = Possibly offensive term for an openly homosexual  man or woman. 
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Blomberg - Los Rios Kinsey’s continuum of sexual orientation Exclusively heterosexual Mostly heterosexual with incidental homosexual  experience Heterosexual with substantial homosexual  experience Equal heterosexual and homosexual experience Homosexual with substantial heterosexual  experience Homosexual with incidental heterosexual  experience Exclusively homosexual
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Blomberg - Los Rios How many people are homosexual? University of Chicago survey in 1992 of a random probability sample of 3,432 men and women in the U.S. between the ages of 18-59. 9% of men and 4% of women reported having engaged in at least one same-gender sexual activity since puberty. Given the identity category choices of heterosexual, homosexual, bisexual, or something else, 2.8% of men and 1.4% of women surveyed reported "some level of homosexual identity." Laumann, E., Gagnon, J.H., Michael, R.T., and Michaels, S. (1994).
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Blomberg - Los Rios Typology of homosexuality in men  (Hewitt, 1998) Open Repressed Preferential Preferential Bisexual Experimental Situational Self gay/bi denial gay/bi uncertain hetero Identity claims hetero Social open closeted varies varies hides Disclosure Age/Marital unmarried often often young middle age Status married married unmarried usually married Homosexual frequent intermittent frequent short infrequent Behavior duration Heterosexual very moderate frequent infrequent infrequent Behavior rare
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Index of Attitudes Toward  Homosexuals Use the following scale to rate each  statement: 1=Strongly Agree 2=Agree 3=Neither Agree Nor Disagree 4=Disagree 5=Strongly Disagree
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Blomberg - Los Rios 1. I would feel comfortable working with a male  homosexual. 2. I would enjoy attending social functions at  which homosexuals were present. 3. I would feel uncomfortable if I learned that my  neighbor was homosexual. 4. If a member of my gender made a sexual 
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