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Q: homosexuality ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: homosexuality
Category: Relationships and Society > Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual
Asked by: kababik-ga
List Price: $10.00
Posted: 20 May 2002 10:59 PDT
Expires: 27 May 2002 10:59 PDT
Question ID: 17088
Are men more homophobic than women in USA American culture? Are there
any surveys or studies to prove this?
Subject: Re: homosexuality
Answered By: easterangel-ga on 21 May 2002 19:55 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hi! Thanks for the very interesting question.

It seems that the general notion that men are more homophobic that
women is the US is widely accepted. However, it can still be inferred
that a significant number of women are homophobic.

In this survey of US American culture towards homosexuals. “In a
survey of 2,823 students from 8th to 12th grade, three-quarters of the
boys and half the girls said it would be bad to have a homosexual
neighbor. “ The article can be found below.

Studies Discover Clues to the Roots of Homophobia by Daniel Goleman,
New York Times, July 10, 1990 
A survey in a Canadian school will support the findings about American

More homophobia surveys 

Homophobia and Postcolonialism 

I included here some articles about homophobia that you might be

Homophobia discussion in the military 

Gay Men: Homophobia And Health Care  

Search terms used
Gender men women homophobia statistics

I hope this would help you in your research. Thanks for being a part
of Google Answers.

kababik-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars
Thank you for such a great answer. I got more than I expected.

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