Homosexuality and Transvestism in the Philippines

  title={Homosexuality and Transvestism in the Philippines},
  author={Donn Vorhis Hart},
  journal={Cross-Cultural Research},
  pages={211 - 248}
  • D. V. Hart
  • Published 1 November 1968
  • Psychology
  • Cross-Cultural Research
A major conclusion of the pioneering cross-cultural investigation, Patterns of Sexual Behavior, was that &dquo;It is most regrettable that an area of inquiry [sexual behavior] having such fundamental importance in both its practical and its theoretical aspects should have been so inadequately studied and so incompletely understood&dquo; (Ford and Beach 1951: 267). This general conclusion, although made nearly two decades ago, still applies to one Southeast Asian nation, the Philippines. The… 

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