Sex Differences in How Heterosexuals Think About Lesbians and Gay Men : Evidence From Survey Context Effects

@inproceedings{Herek1999SexDI,
  title={Sex Differences in How Heterosexuals Think About Lesbians and Gay Men : Evidence From Survey Context Effects},
  author={Gregory M. Herek and John P Capitanio},
  year={1999}
}
Two experiments were embedded in a 1997 telephone survey of US households to assess possible differences in how heterosexuals think about lesbians versus gay men. In each experiment, one half of the sample first responded to one or more attitude items about lesbians, followed by comparable items about gay men. The other half received the gay male item(s) first. Results are reported separately for White (N = 976) and Black (N = 479) heterosexuals. For White and Black men alike, self-reported… CONTINUE READING