Is homophobia associated with homosexual arousal?

  title={Is homophobia associated with homosexual arousal?},
  author={H. Adams and L. W. Wright and B. Lohr},
  journal={Journal of abnormal psychology},
  volume={105 3},
  • H. Adams, L. W. Wright, B. Lohr
  • Published 1996
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of abnormal psychology
  • The authors investigated the role of homosexual arousal in exclusively heterosexual men who admitted negative affect toward homosexual individuals. Participants consisted of a group of homophobic men (n = 35) and a group of nonhomophobic men (n = 29); they were assigned to groups on the basis of their scores on the Index of Homophobia (W. W. Hudson & W. A. Ricketts, 1980). The men were exposed to sexually explicit erotic stimuli consisting of heterosexual, male homosexual, and lesbian… CONTINUE READING
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