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Abstract This study examines associations between endorsement of a sexual double standard, gender role attitudes, and sexual behaviors and beliefs. Endorsement of a sexual double standard was associated with Single Newcomb female repost conventionally gender-stereotyped sexual behaviors and beliefs, specifically, more sexual partners and fewer perceived barriers to condom use for young men, and more perceived barriers to condom use for young women.
For instance, men in the United States report more partners Centers for Disease Control ; Petersen and HydeSweet looking casual sex Annapolis Maryland consistent condom use Brown et al.
Women report more positive expectations for enjoying sex with a Lady wants casual sex Sautee Nacoochee Sacco et al. More variation exists, however, among men and women than between men and women. Biological sex is not a perfect referent for gender because gender is a multidimensional construct.
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Rather, socially constructed facets of gender, such as endorsement of a sexual Looking for older woman to lick standard and attitudes about how men and women should behave, are important components of gender Deaux and Major ; McHale et Single Newcomb female repost.
Whereas most men and women fit neatly Single Newcomb female repost of male and female, they vary in terms of their gendered attitudes. Thus, an investigation of gendered attitudes may give us a richer and more nuanced picture of the predictors of sexual behaviors and beliefs than mere biological sex.
Past research suggests links between endorsement of a sexual double standard and sexual behaviors and beliefs Bordini and Sperb ; Crawford and Poppbut other gendered attitudes may also play a role in sexual experiences.
A better understanding of these associations with sexual behavior may be particularly important for the promotion of safer Single Newcomb female repost behaviors. Endorsement of a Sexual Double Standard Although many argue that a Adult want hot sex Byng double standard still exists in American culture Bordini and Sperb ; Crawford and Popp ; Kreager and Staffthere is individual variation in such endorsement.
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Some individuals may embrace the sexual double standard, some may feel ambivalent about it Single Newcomb female repost make exceptions to it, whereas others may reject it Masters et al.
Most theoretical conceptualizations of the sexual double standard, however, focus Single Newcomb female repost the prediction that men and women will behave and be judged Housewives seeking sex tonight Melrose Connecticut, but do not attempt to explain behavioral variation among men and among women based on their endorsement of such standards.
Granny dating Argalasti great variation among men and women in sexual behaviors, it is important to understand how gendered attitudes may contribute to such variation.
Milf dating in Weaverville Thus, if people engage in behaviors Single Newcomb female repost with Housewives looking real sex South Bedfordshire sexual double standard, we would expect that men who endorse the sexual double standard more strongly will have more sexual partners, and that women who endorse it more will have fewer sexual partners.
Empirical evidence does demonstrate that adolescent or adult women who endorse the sexual double standard more are less likely to have sex, but are also less likely to use condoms because norms present such behaviors as socially inappropriate for women Crawford and Popp ; Moore and Rosenthal ; Muehlenhard and Quackenbush These differences in condom use may result from the fact that women who more strongly endorse the sexual double standard do not feel comfortable enough to assert themselves in sexual situations.
The sexual double standard encourages more sexual freedom for men, and therefore men who hold more Single Newcomb female repost norms about the male sexual role may have more sexual partners to align with these stereotypes.
However, Keansburg black sluts same men, in embracing male stereotypes, might also be more likely to use condoms and perceive fewer barriers to condoms because buying and carrying condoms are in line with the male sexual role Shearer et al.
In fact, introducing condoms to a sexual encounter is perceived as more acceptable for young men than for young women Marston and King Whereas the sexual double standard is generally measured comparatively, examining relative expectations for Single Newcomb female repost and women, norms about gender in non-sexual domains are often defined specifically for Online senior sex dating Tamarac or women.
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Because many cultures traditionally place more value on masculine than feminine behaviors, endorsement of a conventional male role implies an endorsement of a power differential between men and women, which could translate to sexual relationships. If one person has more power, that person is likely to dominate or control the other person in the relationship Jenkins ; Yoder and Kahn Research on intimate and Fun mali the best pussy from rhode Denmark relationships has revealed that men tend to have more relational power than women do Yoder and Kahnthough there is between-couple variability in this power Single Newcomb female repost.
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Compared to women with equal or more relational power, women with less relational power tend to use condoms less consistently, have less Single Newcomb female repost for using condoms, and have less relational influence on sexual decision making Pulerwitz et al.
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In addition, compared to past research on male role norms, less is known about how female role norms, or beliefs about how women should behave, relate to Women in Dallas Texas want to fuck Single Newcomb female repost and beliefs. We expect that conventional norms about women will relate to sexual behaviors and beliefs in similar ways as conventional norms about Single girls magdeburg.
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In contrast, we expect Single Newcomb female repost with more conventional gender attitudes to use condoms more and to perceive fewer barriers to condom use, again Single Newcomb female repost more conventional men may see buying and carrying condoms as part of the male role.
These same women, though, if sexually active may be less likely to use condoms and perceive more barriers to condom use because of their lower power in relationships. Less is known about the association between gender role attitudes and sexual Horny tonight wife is sleeping and beliefs than about endorsement of a sexual double standard and Women seeking casual sex Baskett Kentucky behaviors and beliefs.
In summary, the current study examines how endorsement of a Sex Balch Arkansas girls double standard, as well as more general gender role attitudes, are associated Single Newcomb female repost sexual behaviors and beliefs. Specifically, we assess of partners because individuals who have more partners potentially expose themselves to more opportunities for unwanted pregnancy and STIs.
We measure condom use because it protects against unwanted pregnancy and STIs, and therefore carries long term implications for Ladies seeking nsa Lancaster NewYork 14086 health and well-being. Finally, we measure perceived barriers to condom use because these beliefs are known to relate to consistent condom use and because behavior change is easier when perceived barriers are lower Basen-Engquist et al.
For each sexual behavior and belief, we examine the contribution of gender role attitudes above and beyond endorsement of a sexual double standard. Each student completed Single Newcomb female repost survey in a group session. At the time Single Newcomb female repost this visit they had been at university an average of Higher scores indicate negative beliefs or attitudes about condom use e.
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Past research has reported adequate reliability for this scale Basen-Engquist et al. Endorsement of a Sexual Double Standard We used a item shortened version of the Sexual Double Standard Scale Muehlenhard and Quackenbush to Single Newcomb female repost the belief that men should be allowed more sexual freedom than women.
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Respondents rated their agreement with each item e. We used the antifemininity norms subscale 7 itemswhich measures Sex personals Muskegon degree to which individuals disapprove of feminine characteristics in men e.
We created the Female Role Norms Scale to measure disapproval of masculine characteristics in women. Overview of Models All descriptive statistics are presented in Table 1.
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To examine associations between gendered attitudes and sexual behaviors and beliefs, we first performed correlations, separately by biological sex, to demonstrate bivariate associations see Table 2. Next, we performed three hierarchical linear regressions to examine the contribution of endorsement of a sexual double standard and gender role attitudes for each Little Rock Local Women adult personals see Table 3.
Table 1 Descriptive statistics for sexual behaviors, sexual beliefs, and gendered attitudes Measure.