What types of men are most attractive and most repulsive to women?

  title={What types of men are most attractive and most repulsive to women?},
  author={St{\'e}phan Desrochers},
  journal={Sex Roles},
This study investigated the effect of gender role related characteristics in men on romantic and platonic attraction in women. Ninety-six female college students (approximately 70% Caucasian; 20% Mexican American; and 10% African American) were given a booklet containing descriptions of stimulus males. Feminine males were preferred as friends and romantic partners over masculine males. Feminine and masculine males were more attractive as friends than as dates. Income and occupational status did… 

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