Childhood sex-typed behavior and sexual orientation: A conceptual analysis and quantitative review.

@article{Bailey1995ChildhoodSB,
  title={Childhood sex-typed behavior and sexual orientation: A conceptual analysis and quantitative review.},
  author={J. Bailey and K. Zucker},
  journal={Developmental Psychology},
  year={1995},
  volume={31},
  pages={43-55}
}
This article reviewed research examining the association between childhood sex-typed behavior and sexual orientation. Prospective studies suggest that childhood cross-sex-typed behavior is strongly predictive of adult homosexual orientation for men; analogous studies for women have not been performed. Though methodologically more problematic, retrospective studies are useful in determining how many homosexual individuals displayed cross-sex behavior in childhood. The relatively large body of… Expand

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