Monday, June 4, 2012

Info about Gay Culture and Monogamy

Please distribute the link to this video, 2010 Info about Gay Culture and Monogamy, and the back-up links, to anyone who would be interested in learning the truth about sexuality in the GLBTQ culture.  FYI, the video runs about 8 minutes.


Shalom, Elaine



2010 Info about Gay Culture and Monogamy:



Links for all statements in this video:


GAY SINGLES and casual sex. 88% reported having casual sex in the last 6 months.


GRINDR - Turning on the 'gaydar'


GAY COUPLES Study – N.I.H. N.Y. Times - Over 50 percent of those surveyed have sex outside their relationships, with the knowledge and approval of their partners.


GAY ACTIVIST LEADER Dan Savage who started the "It gets better campaign." lecturing on a college campus about how not being sexually monogamous helps make a couple stronger.


GAY ACTIVIST LEADER Andrew Sullivan contrasts male-female marriages with same sex relationships and explains, "there is more likely to be a greater understanding of the need for extramarital outlets between two men than between a man and a woman" (p202).


LESBIAN ACTIVIST BLOGGER Yasmin Nair - How Gay Marriage Put an End to Gay Sex


GAY SUPPORTIVE THERAPISTS: Michael Shernoff, MSW: "Non-monogamy is ubiquitous in the gay world, and my gay clients often see it as a possible solution to their couple problems, particularly diminished sexual interest."

Jack Morin, PhD: "Non-monogamous options are thoroughly woven into the tapestry of queer love and are lived out on a richly diverse continuum."


GAY SUPPORTIVE THERAPISTS: Are Gay Male Couples Monogamous Ever After? Is it cheating if both partners agree to be non-monogamous?

GAY ACTIVIST LEADER David Nimmons, President of New York's Lesbian & Gay Community Services Center for six years: "David Nimmons cites numerous studies which show that 75% of gay male couples are in successful open relationships."

..."Gay couples often report that what works best for them is to engage in sexual encounters based on sexual attraction only and not emotions or affection."


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