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Homophobia may reveal denial of own same-sex attraction, study suggests
CBS News ^ | .April 10, 2012 | Monica DyBuncio

Posted on 04/22/2012 5:41:43 PM PDT by presidio9

Do homophobic people actually fear their own unconscious feelings? A new study suggests that people who repress their own sexual attraction to the same sex are more likely to express hostility towards gays.

"In many cases these are people who are at war with themselves and they are turning this internal conflict outward," study co-author Dr. Richard Ryan, professor of psychology at the University of Rochester, said in a university written statement.

In four separate experiments conducted in the U.S. and in Germany, each involving an average of 160 college students, researchers attempted to measure any differences between what people say about their sexual orientation and how they actually react. Their findings are published in the April issue of the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

For one experiment, researchers used word and picture tests to subliminally prime participants with either the word "me" or "others," and then asking them to place the words and images into "gay" or "straight" categories. A second experiment had participants browse same-sex or opposite-sex photos to test implicit - or unconscious - same-sex attraction. Other experiments measured participants' levels of homophobia through questionnaires or asked about participants' upbringings and their parents' perspectives.

All together, the study showed that participants with parents accepting of homosexuality were more open and aware of their implicit sexual orientation, while those with authoritative parents were more likely to deny their implicit sexual orientation. The researchers found participants who said they were heterosexual but revealed different reactions on their implicit tests were more likely to act with hostility toward gay people.

"In a predominately heterosexual society, 'know thyself' can be a challenge for many gay individuals. But in controlling and homophobic homes, embracing a minority sexual orientation can be terrifying," study co-author Dr. Netta Weinstein,

(Excerpt) Read more at cbsnews.com ...


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To: occamrzr06

Hate the sin, love the sinner.


51 posted on 04/22/2012 6:13:43 PM PDT by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: fish hawk

written by a HOMO no doubt.


That is a University sexuality expert to you. :)

They know people secretly want their sex, espeically when they tell to to get lost!


52 posted on 04/22/2012 6:15:08 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: presidio9

let’s see if I have this ‘logic’ straight...

unless I’m 100% on board with everything the homos do, I must be a homo?

yea, sure.. you betcha.

the only thing that ‘frightens’ me about homos is what I would do to them if they molested anyone in my family


53 posted on 04/22/2012 6:15:57 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: Terry Mross

I just don’t care. One of the guys I grew up with is a turd burglar. I still get along with him just fine but don’t care to hear about his preferences.


54 posted on 04/22/2012 6:17:18 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: presidio9
So if I have anthophobia I really want to be a flower.
Cyberphobia means I want to be a computer.
Emetophobia means I really want to vomit.
Gephyrophobia means I want to be a bridge.
Ichthyophobia means I want to be a fish.

Yeah, OK. Makes perfect sense.

Ahhh, the liberal mind. Where up is really down. Down is really up.
True is false. False is true.
Left is right and right is left.

And now, gay is gay and straight is gay. And ambiguous is also gay.

55 posted on 04/22/2012 6:19:17 PM PDT by mountn man (Happiness is not a destination, its a way of life.)
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To: presidio9

Firstly, for the sake of discussion, let’s say that what the authors of the study are saying is true, that those whose parents are more domineering - this means, probably, that they have only tried to instill morals in their children, however imperfectly - are less likely to acknowledge their inclinations to homosexuality. Does anyone out there note that this actually makes sense when you think about it?

Secondly, let’s admit that it might even be true that there are people out there that feel some kind of temptation in regard to homosexuality, but don’t want to admit it. Again, this makes sense if you think about it.

The real news here is that this research is all being done in regard to matters of the Sixth Commandment, which concerns the proper framework for sexual relations versus other, improper frameworks. Or, to put it another way, valid and God-pleasing sex as opposed to that which He has condemned and forbidden. What if, instead, a great deal of research had been done vis-a-vis the Seventh Commandment, that is, “Thou shalt not steal.” What do you think would have been discovered? Are there people out there whose parents instilled in them the sense that stealing was wrong - in whatever form, and no matter how subtle, sneaky, and self-justifyingly it was explained! - who are tempted to be like those who steal in subtle, sneaky, and self-justifying ways? What do you think? Did the instruction of their parents make it hard for them to associate themselves in their mind with others who openly practice such things so that they took any even harder line toward such people? Duh!!!!!!!


56 posted on 04/22/2012 6:19:17 PM PDT by Belteshazzar (We are not justified by our works but by faith - De Jacob et vita beata 2 +Ambrose of Milan)
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To: presidio9
I don't like lots of things I guess, I am Islamaphobic, Demacrataphobic, crabby womanaphobic, crabby guyaphobic, mean peopleaphobic but oddly I could care less about gays. I find most of them not worth the energy to think about.
57 posted on 04/22/2012 6:26:05 PM PDT by dog breath
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To: mountn man

I was just having a similar thought. Homophobia is magically the only revulsion to something that actually is a love response. Just like the logic they use when it gets cold it must be due to global warming or raising corporate taxes strengthens the economy.


58 posted on 04/22/2012 6:27:40 PM PDT by Dutch Boy
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To: presidio9; Morgana

The very concept is retarded.

I guess we execute murderers because we are jealous that they took action and we repress ourselves??


59 posted on 04/22/2012 6:29:58 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: ElkGroveDan
Does this mean I also have a secret desire to dine on putrid roadkill?

I won't ask if you won't tell.

60 posted on 04/22/2012 6:29:58 PM PDT by JaguarXKE
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To: presidio9

These assclowns can’t figure out the difference between revulsion and genuine homophobia. Plenty of people dislike homosexuality for a large number of rational reasons.


61 posted on 04/22/2012 6:32:24 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: sten
the only thing that ‘frightens’ me about homos is what I would do to them if they molested anyone in my family

Here's a little problem with homosexuality that you won't find reported in the media, and have hard time researching on the internet: Pedophiles are EXPONENTIALLY more likely to be homosexual. How do we know this? 27% of all women and 16% of all men report being the victims of some incident of sexual abuse as children. But women are far more likely than men to report this. So somewhere between 1/3 and 1/2 of all sexual abuse victims are boys. Meanwhile, virutally ALL sex crimes against children are committed by men. And just 2% of all men are gay. Do the math. Taking homosexual and hetrosexual males as seperate distinct groups, an extremely disproportionate group of all pedophiles are gay men.

I believe my conclusion here has more scientific basis than the "study" in this article.

62 posted on 04/22/2012 6:32:24 PM PDT by presidio9 (Islam is as Islam does.)
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To: Eastbound
The nerve. Making real mean begin to doubt their manlineth.

I doubt REAL mean men ever doubt THEIR manlineth.

I know I don't doubt mine, but I do doubt others at times.

Now if YOU feel that others MAKE you doubt YOUR manlineth...???

63 posted on 04/22/2012 6:33:22 PM PDT by mountn man (Happiness is not a destination, its a way of life.)
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To: presidio9

How convenient.


64 posted on 04/22/2012 6:33:26 PM PDT by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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To: mountn man
Left is

And Obama is just like Ronald Reagan. Nobody would believe that one if I made it up.

65 posted on 04/22/2012 6:34:51 PM PDT by presidio9 (Islam is as Islam does.)
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To: presidio9

I bet the writer of this column hates roaches - maybe he just has this repressed sub-conscious thing for roaches.


66 posted on 04/22/2012 6:39:24 PM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: presidio9
Heterophobia Homophobia may reveals denial of own self loathing same-sex attraction, study suggests
67 posted on 04/22/2012 6:40:12 PM PDT by Islander7 (There is no septic system so vile, so filthy, the left won't drink from to further their agenda)
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To: sten

“the only thing that ‘frightens’ me about homos is what I would do to them if they molested anyone in my family”
________________________________

Same here. Be real careful not to get any of their blood on you when beating the $hit out of them.


68 posted on 04/22/2012 6:40:36 PM PDT by panaxanax (0bama >>WORST PRESIDENT EVER.)
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To: the invisib1e hand
correction: not “-phobia.” -disdain.

Disgust.

69 posted on 04/22/2012 6:41:02 PM PDT by Sarajevo (Money cannot buy happiness, but it's more comfortable to cry in a Mercedes than on a bicycle.)
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To: presidio9

So heterophobia practed by militant, vile homosexuals really means they have opposite-sex attraction and it’s deep-seated and driving them crazy? That’s the logic this study would claim for heterosexuals also applied logically to homosexuals.


70 posted on 04/22/2012 6:44:59 PM PDT by WashingtonSource
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To: presidio9

Propaganda alert!


71 posted on 04/22/2012 6:46:00 PM PDT by Vision ("Did I not say to you that if you would believe, you would see the glory of God?" John 11:40)
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To: sten
the only thing that ‘frightens’ me about homos is what I would do to them if they molested anyone in my family

might not agree with you about intellectual property but on this we see eye to eye.

72 posted on 04/22/2012 6:46:41 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand
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To: presidio9

Haha...these guys never have an original thought, do they? Just keep repeating the same B.S., hoping to convince people through repetition.

Sad thing is, it works on a lot of people that aren’t paying attention.


73 posted on 04/22/2012 6:48:52 PM PDT by B Knotts (Just another Tenther)
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To: the invisib1e hand

“correction: not “-phobia.” -disdain.”

Homodisdainia............nice!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


74 posted on 04/22/2012 6:49:03 PM PDT by Puckster
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To: presidio9

LOL! The title is enough. So my suppressed feelings for screwing some guy in the ass is my reason for not going along....These folks kill me.


75 posted on 04/22/2012 6:53:38 PM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/?)
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To: Figment

***What the hell is homophobia? Phobia suggests fear of. I’m not the least bit fearful of the disgusting freaks****

Disgust? Sounds like you have a case of (trumpets and flourishes please)....HOMOMISA, a disgust of homos. Some also have ISLAMOMISA, A disgust of Islam.


76 posted on 04/22/2012 6:55:43 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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To: presidio9

uh yeah, that’s the ticket.

Listen, when I was in the Army, a surgeon general came to give a talk and one of the asides was this: The human poop chute was designed as an exit, not an entrance.

Homosexuals give a lot of normal heteros the creeps. End of story.


77 posted on 04/22/2012 6:56:18 PM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: presidio9

Homophobia is like a gag reflex.

Homophobia is a misnomer, it’s not the fear of queers, but the revulsion of them.

It should be called homonausem.


78 posted on 04/22/2012 6:57:26 PM PDT by PhiloBedo (You gotta roll with the punches and get with what's real.)
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To: presidio9

http://www.uhuh.com/nwo/communism/comgoals.htm

26. Present homosexuality, degeneracy and promiscuity as “normal, natural, healthy.”

Studies like this have a political motivation.


79 posted on 04/22/2012 6:57:45 PM PDT by GenXteacher (You have chosen dishonor to avoid war; you shall have war also.)
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To: presidio9
So I guess most liberals are closet conservatives, and vice versa?
80 posted on 04/22/2012 6:58:00 PM PDT by Steve_Seattle
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To: central_va

According to this logic, you secretly desire to eat human flesh.......uh huh


81 posted on 04/22/2012 6:58:30 PM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: presidio9

82 posted on 04/22/2012 7:00:27 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: driftdiver

“...Would that also explain the hostility of gays towards hetrosexuals?...”

It’s called herophobia.


83 posted on 04/22/2012 7:01:27 PM PDT by NCC-1701 (In Memphis on January 20, 2009, pump price were $1.49. We all know what happened after that.)
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To: presidio9

Where are all the studies on heterophobia?


84 posted on 04/22/2012 7:04:51 PM PDT by Ecliptic
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To: FreeAtlanta
•Nazis actually loved Jews and were all secret Jews.

Funny thing is, there was a lot of speculation back in the 70's on the idea that the Nazis were all gay or repressed gays until the lavander mafia put the ix-nay on that.

85 posted on 04/22/2012 7:10:59 PM PDT by presidio9 (Islam is as Islam does.)
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To: presidio9

I don’t hate homosexuals and I’m not afraid of homosexuals...I just feel better when they’re not around.


86 posted on 04/22/2012 7:14:23 PM PDT by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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To: presidio9

“Homophobia” is a made-up term meant to imply that there is something wrong with heterosexuals.


87 posted on 04/22/2012 7:14:34 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Do I really need a sarcasm tag? You're really that dense? Really?)
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To: presidio9
I refer you now to that great philosopher of the last part of the 20th century: Andrew Dice Clay. His words on the subject are unprintable on this family forum, but the logic is indisputable. Indeed, a giant of his time.

"You either .... .... or you do not .... ...., there is no in between."

88 posted on 04/22/2012 7:16:42 PM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: ClearCase_guy

Nailed it.

I react negatively to *all* the psychiatric paraphilias.

Same sex attraction disorder.
Pedophelia.
Necrophelia.

They’re all the same mental disease, just with different objects of fixation.

Most of them have not [yet] been “delisted” by the shrinks.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_paraphilias


89 posted on 04/22/2012 7:17:37 PM PDT by Salamander (Hey blood brother, you're one of our own. You're as sharp as a razor and as hard as a stone.)
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To: presidio9

NONSENSE!!!!


90 posted on 04/22/2012 7:21:03 PM PDT by Honorary Serb (Kosovo is Serbia! Free Srpska! Abolish ICTY!)
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To: presidio9; AFA-Michigan; Abathar; Absolutely Nobama; Albion Wilde; AliVeritas; Antoninus; ...
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I want the graphic of the guy with the headache and "Not this **** again"!

These people are mentally ill perverts so they see everyone else as mentally ill perverts. It's really quite simple.

91 posted on 04/22/2012 7:21:18 PM PDT by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell. Signed, a fanatic)
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To: AppyPappy
When Dennis Prager was nearly through writing this article his then wife suggested he'd spent enough time on it and that perhaps it was time to move on. He's since been married for a third time, which my wife and I do think a little odd, though I still consider him a great moralist and thinker, and your comment spurred me to post this once again.

Best.

Why Judaism Rejected Homosexuality

92 posted on 04/22/2012 7:22:14 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: presidio9

Many of the Nazis were indeed homosexuals.

“The Pink Swastika” is an excellent and well researched book, a couple of places online. A simple search will find it.


93 posted on 04/22/2012 7:26:02 PM PDT by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell. Signed, a fanatic)
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To: the invisib1e hand
correction: not “-phobia.” -disdain.

"Disgust" works too.

94 posted on 04/22/2012 7:26:46 PM PDT by Graybeard58 (Romney vs. Obama? One of them has to lose, rejoice in that fact, whichever it is.)
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To: occamrzr06

If your son is at some point interested in getting help, there are a lot of links/resources on this thread. Even if he isn’t at this point, there might be some useful information you might be interested in.

www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2875276/posts

Not born this way: The facts, plus help available
Save California ^ | Various authors


95 posted on 04/22/2012 7:30:58 PM PDT by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell. Signed, a fanatic)
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http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2730140/posts

Hmm, now it’s a link.


96 posted on 04/22/2012 7:32:12 PM PDT by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell. Signed, a fanatic)
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To: livius
For example, most girls go through a very intense "best friend" phase that is then transformed into a heterosexual focus, assuming their parental and other family relationships are healthy. Sometimes they're not...and a lot of these girls will never move beyond their 12 yr old phase.

I believe it's the same with pedophiles. The very first girl I ever "fell in love" with was in the 6th. grade but so was I. My age preference for girls advanced as I did. Perverted minds are still stuck on that same age group that they were first attracted to.

97 posted on 04/22/2012 7:35:52 PM PDT by Graybeard58 (Romney vs. Obama? One of them has to lose, rejoice in that fact, whichever it is.)
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To: Graybeard58

phagodisgustia perhaps.


98 posted on 04/22/2012 7:36:40 PM PDT by Sundog (When Hollywood defines reality there is none.)
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To: JaguarXKE; ElkGroveDan
Does this mean I also have a secret desire to dine on putrid roadkill?

I won't ask if you won't tell.

I hear the first step is just thinking about it. It's only a matter of time before you two are firing up the grill and swapping recipes.

99 posted on 04/22/2012 7:41:46 PM PDT by VanShuyten ("a shadow...draped nobly in the folds of a gorgeous eloquence.")
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To: Randy Larsen

Thangth!


100 posted on 04/22/2012 7:41:46 PM PDT by Eastbound
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