Means typically used include surveys, interviews, cross-cultural studies, physical arousal measurements  sexual behavior, sexual fantasy, or a pattern of erotic arousal. Sexual orientation is an enduring pattern of romantic or sexual attraction or a combination of these to persons of the opposite sex or genderthe same sex or gender, or to or for gay men with particular sexual or sexes or more than one gender.
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Main articles: Sexual orientationSexual identityand Human sexual behavior. Archived from the original on 30 May Retrieved 30 July Retrieved 18 September The word may have started to acquire associations of immorality as early as the 14th century, but had certainly acquired them by the 17th.
What is problematic is the assumption that all gay men display the same type of gender behavior. Myths abound about the apparent promiscuity of gay men as though sex with multiple partners and an inability to be monogamous are core features of male homosexuality -- they aren't.
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Homosexuality was once thought to be the result of troubled family dynamics or faulty psychological development. Both responses are relatively low. Sexual orientation sees greater intricacy when non-binary understandings of both sex male, female, or intersex and gender man, woman, transgender, third gender , etc.
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