Gay lesbian scale
The Kinsey scale, also called the Heterosexual–Homosexual Rating Scale, is used in research to describe a person's sexual orientation based on their experience or response at a given time. The scale typically ranges from 0, meaning exclusively heterosexual, to 6, meaning exclusively homosexual. In both the Male and.
It is thought that such research is key in the struggle for equal rights and the initiation of affirmative action of the behalf of the gay/Lesbian community. While scales do exist which can measure support on these issues many scales are limited in that they measure support for very specific issues, such as gay marriage, for.
Description:Creating the scale The Kinsey team interviewed thousands of people about their sexual histories. Research showed that sexual behavior, thoughts, and feelings towards the same or opposite sex were not always consistent across time. Instead of assigning people to three categories—heterosexual, bisexual, and homosexual—the team used a seven-point scale.