Police say Julmeus is accused of leaving his son on the side of the road because he thinks his son is gay. Nor did the authors report the number of homosexual versus bisexual offenders, a distinction that the Groth and Birnbaum study described above indicates is relevant.
Reflecting the results of these and other studies, as well as clinical experience, the mainstream view among researchers and professionals who work in the area of child sexual abuse is that homosexual and bisexual men do not pose any special threat to children.
As detailed elsewhere on this site, Cameron's survey data are subject to so many methodological flaws as to be virtually meaningless. However, other studies cited favorably by the FRC and summarized in this section similarly relied on chart data Erickson et al.
Rather, most research has been conducted only with convicted perpetrators or with pedophiles who sought professional help. It is also noteworthy that, although Cameron assumed that the perpetrators of male-male molestations were all homosexual, he assumed that not all male-female molestations were committed by heterosexuals.
That person is Paul Cameron. Christopher Lamb, the Vatican correspondent for the Tablet, said the comments were remarkable and a sign of a shift in attitudes taking place. Open bibliography in a separate window Members of disliked minority groups are often stereotyped as representing a danger to the majority's most vulnerable members.
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But there is no scientific basis for asserting that they are more likely than heterosexual men to do so. As an expert panel of researchers convened by the National Academy of Sciences noted in a report: "The distinction between homosexual and heterosexual child molesters relies on the premise that male molesters of male victims are homosexual in orientation.
The researchers found that homosexual males responded no more to male children than heterosexual males responded to female children Freund et al. Getting independent ratings of experimental stimuli in this way is a common procedure in social psychological research.