Hudson, W. Same-sex marriage in the United States was not recognized federally until June Olson Eds. Attitudes toward lesbians differed from attitudes toward gay men in several areas, and significant differences were observed between male and female heterosexual respondents. Languages Add links.
In general, these studies have emphasized a more dissimulated nature of prejudice and its persistence in societies in which discriminatory practices are forbidden and where people who show prejudice are objects of disapproval Gato et al.
This study assessed the prevalence of AIDS stigma and misinformation about HIV transmission in and and examined trends in stigma in the United States during the s.
Only The responses of heterosexual women's attitudes were similar for both gay men and women and equally moderate. Modern prejudice toward gay men and lesbian women: Assessing the viability of a measure of modern homonegative attitudes within an Irish context. You can also request a reprint via e-mail.
Zablotska I. More research is required to fully assess the extent, consequences and potential countermeasures in relation to HIV-related stigma within gay communities. Sean R. Even small things can make a difference, such as supporting a family member, friend, or co-worker.
Avoiding heterosexist bias in psychological research. Attitudes toward homosexuality among U. Do heterosexual women and men differ in their attitudes toward homosexuality? In , approximately one-third of respondents expressed discomfort and negative feelings toward PWAs. Department of Defense has been that homosexuality is incompatible with military service.