Women's Sexual Identity Patterns: Differences Among Lesbians, Bisexuals, and Unlabeled Women

  title={Women's Sexual Identity Patterns: Differences Among Lesbians, Bisexuals, and Unlabeled Women},
  author={Kelly D. Brooks and Kathryn Quina},
  journal={Journal of Homosexuality},
  pages={1030 - 1045}
To better understand women with same-sex attractions who do not identify as lesbian or bisexual (i.e., unlabeled women), we examined differences and similarities among self-designated lesbian, bisexual, and unlabeled women. Two hundred eight non-heterosexual women ranging in age from 18 to 69 years (85% identified as White) completed an online survey examining indicators of sexual orientation and beliefs and self-perceptions associated with sexual identity. Compared to lesbians, unlabeled women… 
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