Sexual behavior in lesbian and heterosexual women: relations with menstrual cycle phase and partner availability

@article{Burleson2002SexualBI,
  title={Sexual behavior in lesbian and heterosexual women: relations with menstrual cycle phase and partner availability},
  author={Mary H. Burleson and Wenda R. Trevathan and W. Larry Gregory},
  journal={Psychoneuroendocrinology},
  year={2002},
  volume={27},
  pages={489-503}
}
Using a prospective design over three complete menstrual cycles, 147 heterosexual and 89 lesbian women made daily recordings of their basal body temperature (BBT), cervical mucus status, menses, and completed a daily checklist of various sexual behaviors (including sexual self-stimulation and sexual activity with a partner). They also gave their age, height, weight, age at menarche, number of pregnancies, duration of sleep, tobacco, caffeine, and alcohol use, and whether they had a live-in… 
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