More young people report same-sex attractions

More young people report same-sex attractions
Credit: KPHO.com

[Ed. – How nice for them.]

More and more young men and women in the U.S. report having some attraction to members of the same sex, according to new national survey data.

In particular, more men now say they are “mostly attracted to the opposite sex,” rather than “only” attracted to the opposite sex compared to previous years, according to the survey from researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The new trend may result from greater societal acceptance of same-sex relationships, said Ritch Savin-Williams, a professor of developmental psychology at Cornell University who researches sexual orientation and behavior.

This change, however, probably doesn’t mean that more men now than in the past are feeling same-sex vibes, said Savin-Williams, who was not involved in the survey.

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