Attitudes Toward Homosexuality in a Male and Female Prison: An Exploratory Study

@article{Hensley2000AttitudesTH,
  title={Attitudes Toward Homosexuality in a Male and Female Prison: An Exploratory Study},
  author={C. Hensley},
  journal={The Prison Journal},
  year={2000},
  volume={80},
  pages={434 - 441}
}
  • C. Hensley
  • Published 2000
  • Psychology
  • The Prison Journal
It has been argued that differences exist between male and female inmates' attitudes toward homosexuality. Unfortunately, this statement has never been fully addressed in correctional literature. To test this hypothesis, anonymous surveys were administered to 256 male and female inmates in Mississippi. The study revealed that not only gender but also race, homosexual behavior during incarceration, and remaining sentence time had statistically significant effects on inmates' attitudes toward… Expand
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