Gay, Straight, and the Reason Why. Political Science and Politics. Sociodemographic and psychological moderators. A brief telephone interview to identify lesbian and bisexual women in random digit dialing sampling. Embryonic sex steroids differentiate the size of several brain structures see Ref. The data did not demonstrate multivariate normality. Mental health issues of gay and lesbian adolescents.
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An Evolutionary Perspective p. Outness and community connectedness were also significantly correlated with internalized homophobia as well as relationship problems. A difference in hypothalamic structure between heterosexual and homosexual men. Anthropometric analysis of homosexuals and heterosexuals: Several studies indeed demonstrated that there is a better agreement of sexual orientation in monozygotic identical twins than in dizygotic twins fraternal twins conceived from different ova and sperm This measure was designed to assess the construct of internalized homophobia as we defined it above in the context of the minority stress model:
The volume of the ovine sexually dimorphic nucleus of the preoptic area is independent of adult testosterone concentrations. Current knowledge does not allow discriminating between these interpretations see Ref. The research protocol was reviewed and approved by the Western Institutional Review Board. Guidelines for psychotherapy with lesbian, gay, and bisexual clients. Contributor Information David M. When conducting SEM analyses with data that are not multivariate normal, the chi-square indicator of model fit is overestimated and the standard estimates used to test the significance of parameter estimates are underestimated. Whether this partial genetic control is mediated by alterations of steroid action or more directly by a sexually differentiated expression of specific genes has not been determined.