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Patterns of Homosexuality in Boys: Observations from Illinois

Patterns of Homosexuality in Boys: Observations from Illinois

Abstract

International Clinical StudiesPatterns of Homosexuality in Boys: Observations from Illinois SAGE Publications, Inc.1972DOI: 10.1177/0306624X7201600208 Roland D. McCleary CHILDHOOD deviation is not particularly well understood. Parents and those in charge of children seek for the most part to protect them against dangers from "strangers" that seldom exist, while ignoring the more proximate problems arising from familiars within the child's immediate environment. Although the name "Freud" is bandied about freely, few people understand his theory of sexual development well enough to distinguish abnormal deviation from problems of normal sexual development, and the issues are ladened with superstition and ignorance. Childhood deviation represents not one problem, but several. First, there are children who are truly homosexual and deviate from the normal ones, who are aware that they have been sexually aroused by their own sex from an extremely early age on, sometimes already at the age of three. Such children are given to extensive sexual fantasies about homosexual partners. They usually take the sexual initiative seducing their partners by word, coarse gestures or physical genital contact, and may have sex play with others already at the age of six or seven. They grow into lifelong homosexuals because they early adjust to
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