Individuals were rated on this continuum based upon their sexual behavior and physical reactions i. Thus, it is important to note that the initial 30 subjects were men who are openly gay, educated, motivated, and obvious risk takers. The sample in this study did not include women. Storms, plots eroticism on an X and Y axis. Results of Item Analysis The item version of the Sexual Orientation Scale was a result of an item analysis done on the initial item scale.
Table 1 shows how the sample was grouped in order to establish an item-to-total score correlation, which is identified as a useful exercise to select items.
The Development of a Sexual Orientation Scale for Males
Other scales or tests The Kinsey Scale does not address all possible sexual identities. Archives of Sexual Behavior26 6— There have been similar studies using a scale from 0 to Factor Three in Table 3 was comprised of items 16, 25, 33, 56, 89, and Bisexuality in the United States Media portrayals of bisexuality.
Seventy-five agreed and completed packets from this group of mental health agencies were obtained. Sexual orientation refers to a particular lifestyle behavior that an individual displays. The Psychology of Human Sexuality. The instrument was to: Biphobia Bisexual chic Bisexual erasure Lesbian until graduation. It is a fundamental of taxonomy that nature rarely deals with discrete categories Factor Three in Table 3 was comprised of items 16, 25, 33, 56, 89, and