Gay Men: Negotiating Procreative, Father, and Family Identities

  title={Gay Men: Negotiating Procreative, Father, and Family Identities},
  author={Dana Berkowitz and William Marsiglio},
  journal={Journal of Marriage and Family},
Our qualitative study examines the social psychology of gay men’s experiences with their procreative, father, and family identities. In-depth interviews were conducted with 19 childless gay men and 20 gay men in the United States who have fathered using diverse means excluding heterosexual intercourse. By focusing on men aged 19 – 55 residing primarily in Florida and New York, our novel analysis illuminates how emerging structural opportunities and shifting constraints shape gay men’s… 

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