Similarity and attraction in homosexual males: The effects of age and masculinity-femininity

@article{Boyden1984SimilarityAA,
  title={Similarity and attraction in homosexual males: The effects of age and masculinity-femininity},
  author={T. Boyden and J. Carroll and R. A. Maier},
  journal={Sex Roles},
  year={1984},
  volume={10},
  pages={939-948}
}
Recent research on homosexual partner preferences has focused on sexual attraction, but little attention has been paid to stable, long-term relationships in this population. The present research is concerned with the roles of similarity and complementarity in relatively durable relationships. One-hundred and eleven homosexual males completed a questionnaire describing themselves, including their masculinity and femininity (Bem, 1974), and characteristics of their ideal partner. Results… Expand
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