All of these: hate crimes include crimes motivated by hatred of religion, sex, race and sexual orientation; according to the APA, hate crimes against homosexuals are the most socially acceptable crimes; hate crimes are known as "message crimes."
What is the term for the idea that all standards of correct behavior are determined by one’s own cultural background?
Sexual experimentation is highly correlated with sexual orientation. (t or f)
What has been found related to birth order and sexual orientation
Gay men have more older brothers than heterosexual men
How was homosexuality viewed in the 19th and early 20th century?
As a mental illness
Lesbian women in the workforce earn more than their heterosexual female peers.(t or f)
What percent of variance in sexual orientation does current evidence suggest that genes account for?
Heterosexism is typically a very active form of discrimination. (t or f)
Research shows that women’s sexual identity is more fluid than men’s. (t or f)
In addition to incorporating seven dimensions of sexual orientation into his model of sexual orientation, what else does Klein include as an important factor?
The concept of time - past, present, future.
How has the frequency of same-sex behavior in the United States changed over the years?
It has remained constant over the years in spite of the changes in the social status of homosexuality.
When someone wants to “come out”, who are they most likely to disclose their sexual orientation to first?
What statement is TRUE related to the rates of homosexuality among males and females?
There are more gay men than lesbians.
Which of the following is an example of heterosexism?
Asking a little girl if she is going to marry a prince whenshe grows up
What is the acronym for the organization that provides specific support to relatives with family members who are homosexual?
What is the role of Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs) in middle schools and high schools across the country?
To encourage acceptance of LGBT students
When people’s behavior and beliefs about their sexual orientation are in conflict, social scientists usually define them by their:
Reports of same-sex behavior among males have been increasing at a higher rate than reports of same-sex behavior among females. (t or f)
Your campus is required to report all hate crimes thanks to the:
Hate Crimes Right to Know Act
Which statement below is TRUE regarding lesbian, gay and bisexual seniors?
Nursing home staff has been found to be intolerant or condemning toward homosexual and bisexual residents.
Which of the following is TRUE about children raised by same-sex parents
Children of same-sex parents have been found to be equally well socially emotionally and cognitively compared to children of heterosexual parents
Physiological research related to sexual orientation has focused on
Finger length patterns
New research in the area of prenatal and adult hormone levels is providing strong evidence for biological theories of sexual orientation. (t or f)
Who would likely be most at-risk for physical and emotional health issues?
Neesha, a Black lesbian female.
What can be concluded about reparative therapy?
Reparative therapy may do more harm than good
The defense of marriage act provides support for equality in marriage rights for all regardless of sexual orientation (t or f)
what statement best describes the Church's stance on homosexuality through the first 1,000 years of Christianity?
for the first 1,000 years of christianity, the church was fairly indifferent towards homosexuality.
What is one criticism of the current theories that attempt to explain sexual orientation?
They ignore bisexuality.
according to Storm's developmental theory, there are more gay men than lesbians because the male sex drive emerges earlier than females'. (t or f)
as of 2011, facebook relationship status options included "in a civil union" and "in a domestic partnership" (t or f)
In the Sambian culture, males practice sequential homosexuality primarily through what sexual activity?
Lesbian relationships have been found to have which of the following characteristics in comparison to heterosexual relationships
More egalitarian relationships
statistically speaking, which of the following individuals would be more likely to experience thoughts of suicide as well as higher levels of binge drinking?
Derrik, a 20-year-old bisexual male
according to the six-stage model of gay and lesbian identity formation, what is the last stage in which the individual becomes fully comfortable with his or her sexual orientation and considers all aspects of his or her personality?
What is sequential bisexuality?
Having sex exclusively with one gender followed by sex exclusively with the other
people who experiment with same-sex contact in the early teenage years are most likely to go on to identify as homosexual. (t or f)
All of the following are true of psychoanalytic theory and sexual orientation EXCEPT:
Males who were abandoned by their mother were more likely to be homosexual
today's teens are coming out at earlier ages than during other times in history. (t or f)
what state struck down it's laws against same-sex adoption in 2010?
the conceptualization of homosexuality is consistent across cultures (t or f)
What is the largest and best-known magazine dedicated to gay and lesbian issues?
rates of victimization from hate crimes are higher for boys than girls. (t or f)
Which theory would contend that homosexuality is the result of various reinforcements and punishments?
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