Looking for a tall, dark, macho man … sexual‐role behaviour variations in Latino gay and bisexual men

  title={Looking for a tall, dark, macho man … sexual‐role behaviour variations in Latino gay and bisexual men},
  author={A. Carballo-Di{\'e}guez and C. Dolezal and L. Nieves and F. D{\'i}az and C. Decena and I. Bal{\'a}n},
  journal={Culture, Health \& Sexuality},
  pages={159 - 171}
A community recruited sample of Latino gay and bisexual men in New York were asked to indicate their likelihood of adopting the insertive (activo) or receptive (pasivo) roles in oral and anal sex according to partners' characteristics. The results show that gender stereotypes of masculinity and femininity play an important role in the sexual behaviour of this population. Versatile individuals report higher likelihood of taking a pasivo sexual role when they perceive a sexual partner as being… Expand
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