Study: Authoritarian Parenting and Se...

Study: Authoritarian Parenting and Sexual Confusion Lead to Homophobia

There are 7 comments on the EDGE story from Apr 10, 2012, titled Study: Authoritarian Parenting and Sexual Confusion Lead to Homophobia. In it, EDGE reports that:

A new study from the University of Rochester claims that "homophobia is more pronounced in individuals with an unacknowledged attraction to the same sex and who grew up with authoritarian parents." The study, which was conducted in the U.S. and in Germany and tested 160 college students, provided evidence that some anti-gay feelings come from ... (more)

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#1 Apr 10, 2012
I've met homophobes in my life and many of them did have ignorant, trashy, controlling, bigoted, homophobic, or prejudice parents.

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#2 Apr 10, 2012
160 is far too small a statistical universe to be significant.
tom

Newport News, VA

#3 Apr 10, 2012
Does it mean if I have a phobia for murderers, that I actually want to be one?

“Love thy neighbor!”

Since: Dec 06

Westland , MI

#4 Apr 10, 2012
tom wrote:
Does it mean if I have a phobia for murderers, that I actually want to be one?
Do you??

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#5 Apr 13, 2012
Strict parents are good - but not so they make kids hate other people

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#6 Apr 13, 2012
Pajamakitty wrote:
Strict parents are good - but not so they make kids hate other people
Is "strict" the same as "authoritarian"?

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#7 Jun 29, 2012
Tiger moms can be the best!!

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