Support for a Fluid-Continuum Model of Sexual Orientation: A Large-Scale Internet Study

@article{Epstein2012SupportFA,
  title={Support for a Fluid-Continuum Model of Sexual Orientation: A Large-Scale Internet Study},
  author={Robert Epstein and Paul McKinney and Shannon Leslie Fox and Carlos Garcia},
  journal={Journal of Homosexuality},
  year={2012},
  volume={59},
  pages={1356 - 1381}
}
In a study with 17,785 subjects obtained over the Internet from the United States and 47 other countries, Kinsey's hypothesis that sexual orientation lies on a continuum was supported. Self-identifications of subjects as gay, straight, bisexual, and other corresponded to broad, skewed distributions, suggesting that such terms are misleading for many people. Sexual orientation range—roughly, how much flexibility someone has in expressing sexual orientation—was also measured. The results support… Expand

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