Male Homosexual Preference: Where, When, Why?

PLOS One Published In Pages: 1-15
By Barthes, Julien, Crochet, Pierre-Andre , Raymond, Michel


Higher levels of social stratification will increase the probability of observing male homosexual preference in the Ethnographic Atlas database even when controlling for linguistic-cultural relationships (i.e. accounting for Galton's problem using linguistic data).


Final sample contained 92 societies from the Ethnographic Atlas.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Generalized linear models/estimating equations (GEEs)Supportedp<.001UNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Male Homosexual Preference (mhp)AssociationHomosexuality
Social StratificationAssociationSocial Stratification, Classes