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ERIC Number: EJ403583
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Factors Related to Counselor Preference among Gays and Lesbians.
McDermott, Diane; And Others
Journal of Counseling and Development, v68 n1 p31-35 Sep-Oct 1989
Explored preference for counselor's sexual orientation among homosexual male (N=47) and lesbian subjects (N=36). Results indicated that subjects tended to prefer homosexual counselors, although a sizable number believed that counselors' sexual orientations did not make a difference. Found internalized homophobia predicted discomfort in discussing certain topics with counselors of unknown sexual orientation. (Author/ABL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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