Biological Explanation, Psychological Explanation, and Tolerance of Homosexuals: A Cross-National Analysis of Beliefs and Attitudes

@article{Ernulf1989BiologicalEP,
  title={Biological Explanation, Psychological Explanation, and Tolerance of Homosexuals: A Cross-National Analysis of Beliefs and Attitudes},
  author={K. Ernulf and S. Innala and Frederick L. Whitam},
  journal={Psychological Reports},
  year={1989},
  volume={65},
  pages={1003 - 1010}
}
  • K. Ernulf, S. Innala, Frederick L. Whitam
  • Published 1989
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychological Reports
  • Controversies are commonplace among scientists who endorse different ideas about the determinants of homosexual orientation and their concomitant social and political implications. To measure the relationship between beliefs about the determinants of homosexual orientation and attitudes toward homosexuals, we asked 745 respondents in four societies about their beliefs concerning the origins of homosexual orientation. Analysis indicated that subjects who believed that homosexuals are “born that… CONTINUE READING
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