Strategies suggested by this approach for changing attitudes are briefly considered. African Americans were more likely than Whites to express distrust of doctors and scientists concerning HIV This analysis revealed that homosexual men had proportionally more gay through casual contact, to believe that AIDS is being used as a form of genocide against minority groups, and to believe that information about AIDS is being withheld from the public.
Silverthorne and Quinsey used a sample of community volunteers who were asked to view pictures of human faces and use a 7-point scale to rate their sexual attractiveness. Thus, there is no factual basis for organizations to avoid hiring homosexual or bisexual people, simply on the basis of their sexual orientation, for positions that involve responsibility for or supervision of others, whether children, adolescents, or adults.
Cameron's claims hinge on the fallacious assumption that all male-male molestations are committed by homosexuals. In January ofhowever, President Clinton announced his intention to reverse the military's ban and called for discussion about how best to implement a new, nondiscriminatory policy.
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American Behavioral Scientist, 42 The FRC cites this study as showing that "a homosexual and a heterosexual subgroup can be delineated among these offenders. American Psychologist, 48 5
This analysis revealed that homosexual men had proportionally more gay the importance of Weinberg's contribution should not be underestimated, a new vocabulary is needed to advance scholarship in this area. In this article, we define such reactions as AIDS-related stigma.
Instead of gender, their sexual attractions are based primarily on age. The number of Americans who believe the myth that gay people are child molesters has declined substantially. For the present discussion, the important point is that many child molesters cannot be meaningfully described as homosexuals, heterosexuals, or bisexuals in the usual sense of those terms because they are not really capable of a relationship with an adult man or woman.
This paper uses data from interviews with lesbian, gay, and bisexual people to examine the varieties of victim experiences in hate crimes based on sexual orientation. The instrumentality of attitudes: Toward a neofunctional theory.
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After reviewing the early functional attitude theories proposed by Katz and Smith et al , and some of the problems associated with them, a new functional approach is outlined. This paper argues that a more complex view is needed of the psychology of positive and negative attitudes toward homosexual persons.
Such experiences are conceptualized in terms of enacted stigma criminal victimization, harassment, and discrimination based on sexual orientation and felt stigma perceptions that sexual minorities are disliked and devalued by society. Freund and his colleagues used a sample that included sex offenders and they assessed sexual arousal with a physiological measure similar to that described below for the Marshall et al.
Nor did the authors report the number of homosexual versus bisexual offenders, a distinction that the Groth and Birnbaum study described above indicates is relevant. Scholarly evidence shows that lifting the ban on service by openly gay personnel is unlikely to impair military effectiveness or to harm recruiting, retention or unit cohesion.