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Dual Attraction: Understanding Bisexuality
For the past two generations, extensive research has been conducted on the determinants of homosexuality. But, until now, scant attention has been paid to what is perhaps the most mysterious-andExpand
Pornography, Normalization, and Empowerment
It is wanted to see whether viewing pornography appeared to expand sexual horizons through normalization and facilitate a willingness to explore new sexual behaviors and sexual relationships through empowerment and whether the effects to be mediated by gender and sexual preference identity. Expand
The Social Constituents of Sadomasochism
Traditional conceptions of sadomasochism are misleading. This is because they are not based on close examination of what the majority of SM participants actually do and how they interpret their ownExpand
Zoophilia in Men: A Study of Sexual Interest in Animals
How the participants acquired the identity label of zoophile, what it meant to them, and their relationships among themselves are described, and how the balance of animal and human desires creates different forms of zoophilia is described. Expand
Gay Baths and the Social Organization of Impersonal Sex
The conditions described by males as ideal for impersonal sex include protection; ample, accessible opportunities; a known, shared, and organized reality; bounding of the experience; congeniality;Expand
Black sexuality: A test of two theories
Testing the theoretical statements of Alfred Kinsey and James Coleman regarding racial differences in sexual experience (Coleman, 1966; Kinsey, Pomeroy, & Martin, 1948), data from three samples,Expand
Men Sexually Interested in Transwomen (MSTW): Gendered Embodiment and the Construction of Sexual Desire
A sociological study of men who are sexually interested in transwomen (MSTW) found how the ambience of the bar helped to create an erotic environment through a heightened sense of gender and saw how the MSTW constructed a unique sexual desire according to the sexual orientation identity they brought to the situation. Expand
Fecal Matters: Habitus, Embodiments, and Deviance
This article examines fecal matters—namely, the social concerns that can accompany defecation and flatulence. Researching 172 university students, we show how aspects of the socio-cultural context asExpand
Bare Bodies: Nudity, Gender, and the Looking Glass Body
This article examines the role of nude embodiment as it affects sexuality, intimacy, and pleasure when people seek to align their nude body with cultural values. This research, based on open-endedExpand