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Lecture Notes in Education Psychology and Public Media

Vol. 2, 01 March 2023


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The Effects of Sexual Orientation in the Implicit Sexual Double Standards

Siying Jiang * 1
1 Department of Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, 93106, United States

* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.

Advances in Humanities Research, Vol. 2, 53-57
Published 01 March 2023. © 2023 The Author(s). Published by EWA Publishing
This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Citation Siying Jiang. The Effects of Sexual Orientation in the Implicit Sexual Double Standards. LNEP (2023) Vol. 2: 53-57. DOI: 10.54254/2753-7048/2/2022330.

Abstract

As a sexual attitude in this paper, Sexual Double Standard (SDS) refers to gender differences in permissible sexual behavior and is used to refer specifically to stricter standards for women. Specifically, it can be divided into different degrees of permission for certain sexual behaviors between men and women, and differences in evaluation between men and women for the same sexual behaviors. Based on the literature review, this study proposes a hypothesis about gender orientation's effect on implicit SDS and carries out the IAT test (Implicit Association Test) of Implicit SDS. The result show that straight people do have implicit SDS for homosexual people, and gay people have more negative SDS than lesbian people. The significance of this work is to carry out research on minority groups under the SDS, because previous research rarely investigates homosexual groups. We expected that the existing research results can be used to solve the problem of gender inequality in society and eliminate outdated gender discrimination and discrimination against the LGBT community.

Keywords

Implicit SDS, heterosexuals, gender orientation

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The datasets used and/or analyzed during the current study will be available from the authors upon reasonable request.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Educational Innovation and Philosophical Inquiries (ICEIPI 2022), Part I
ISBN (Print)
978-1-915371-07-2
ISBN (Online)
978-1-915371-08-9
Published Date
01 March 2023
Series
Lecture Notes in Education Psychology and Public Media
ISSN (Print)
2753-7048
ISSN (Online)
2753-7056
DOI
10.54254/2753-7048/2/2022330
Copyright
© 2023 The Author(s)
Open Access
This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited

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