Canada Globe and Mail: Can Homophobia Sometimes Mask Same-Sex Desire?

 

May 1st 2012.

 

w-blog_edited-12That common put-down aimed at homophobic people – that they may, in fact, be gay themselves – may have some truth to it.

Two researchers, Richard Ryan, a professor of psychology, psychiatry and education at the University of Rochester, and William Ryan, a doctoral student in psychology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, say they’ve found “empirical evidence that homophobia can result, at least in part, from the suppression of same-sex desire.”

Read more at:

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/the-hot-button/can-homophobia-sometimes-mask-same-sex-desire/article2418848/

By Tralee Pearce

Tags: