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Chapter 9 Psych 3060
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sexual orientation is defined as ___________ consistently made after adolescence in the face of clear alternatives
recent surveys indicate that _______ % of the population self identify as homosexual or bisexual
a true bisexual would have a rating of a _________ on Kinsey's 7 point scale
2 ,3 , 4
the _________ of the vast majority of homosexuals and bisexuals are just as strong and consistent with their anatomical sex as heterosexuals
Conformity or nonconformity with gender ____ does not always predict one's sexual orientation
homosexuality results from problems with handling the _____ complex
__________ regards homosexuality and heterosexuality as learned behaviors; good experiences with one sex would lead to orientation
social learning theory
in the __________ society in Melanesia, all boys engage in same sex relations for many years, yet the large majority end up heterosexual
Studies with twins indicate a ____ factor, while anatomical studies have found differences in the ___ of heterosexuals and homosexuals
genetic ; brains
Many researchers believe that differences in ______ before or shortly after we are born predispose us to a particular sexual orientation.
Nearly all agree that biological and social/cultural influences _______ to produce sexual orientation.
the __________ and __________ accepted homosexuality as did the early Christians
Ancient Greeks ; Romans
it was not until ________ that homosexuality came to be viewed as unnatural
Saint Thomas Aquinas
the process of _________, or identifying oneself as a homosexual has many stages
the first stage of coming out is _______
admitting to yourself
a more scientific term for homophobia
In some cultures, same-sex sexual behavior is considered normal for boys during adolescence
Homosexuals almost always act and/or dress differently from heterosexuals.
Bisexuals are people who are afraid to admit to themselves their real homosexuality
Most homosexuals are unhappy with their sexual orientation and would like to become heterosexual
A homosexual orientation indicates a gender identity problem.
A male homosexual can be made heterosexual by administering large doses of testosterone.
people who have had same sex sexual experiences are, by definition, homosexual in orientation
women who have had same sex sexual relations are more likely to be bisexual than homosexual
researchers have found a higher rate of concordance for homosexuality between identical twins than fraternal twins
A bisexual is anyone who has had sex with both men and women.
Recent studies support Kinsey's findings that 10% of American men are homosexual.
the pathway to heterosexual identity is smooth and uniform
Many homosexuals and bisexuals have gender dysphoria.
Most lesbians have not had pleasurable sexual relations with men.
Extremely effeminate ("sissy") boys always develop a homosexual orientation.
If one identical twin is homosexual, the other twin always is too.
studies have found that areas of the hypothalamus are different in male heterosexuals and homosexuals
Children raised by openly homosexual parents are more likely to develop a homosexual orientation than children raised by heterosexual parents.
In this book, sexual orientation is defined as distinct preferences consistently made after ______ in the presence of clear alternatives.
Researchers believe that hormones may affect sexual orientation during which time of life?
before or shortly after birth
according to this chapter, biological factors probably _________ individuals to a particular sexual orientation
the four stages of coming out are
admitting to yourself
befriending others in lgbt community
telling friends and family
complete openness about one's homosexuality
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