Traditional gender role beliefs and individual outcomes: An exploratory analysis

  title={Traditional gender role beliefs and individual outcomes: An exploratory analysis},
  author={Leonard P. Stark},
  journal={Sex Roles},
The results of a survey administered to 806 undergraduate students serve as the basis for analyzing the relationships among traditional gender roles, same-sex intimacy, and homophobia. High levels of homophobia and low levels of intimacy were found among those who believe strongly in the traditional roles. Previous research has shown both homophobia and a lack of intimacy to be harmful to individuals and for society. The present findings may, therefore, constitute empirical evidence of the… 

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