Intimacy in Dyadic Sexually Explicit Media Featuring Men Who Have Sex with Men

  title={Intimacy in Dyadic Sexually Explicit Media Featuring Men Who Have Sex with Men},
  author={James David Albert Newton and W Kim Halford and Fiona Kate Barlow},
  journal={The Journal of Sex Research},
  pages={279 - 291}
ABSTRACT Sexually explicit material (SEM) featuring men who have sex with men (MSM) may be a source of information about intimacy in same-sex male relationships for MSM. However, little is known about how MSM SEM depicts intimacy between male performers. The current study examined the 220 most viewed dyadic scenes of MSM SEM videos for the presence of verbal intimacy (compliments, personal disclosure, and expressions of care) and physical intimacy (kissing, cuddling, affectionate touch, and… 
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