Story: Gay men’s lives

Sexual partners

Sexual partners

The 2004 Lavender Islands study surveyed nearly 2,300 gay, lesbian and bisexual people. Among its findings was the fact that men had more sexual partners than women. 

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Source: Mark Henrickson, Stephen Neville, Claire Jordan and Sara Donaghey, 'Lavender islands: the New Zealand study.' Journal of Homosexuality 53, no. 4 (2007), p. 239.

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Chris Brickell, 'Gay men’s lives - Surveys and research', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 3 July 2022)

Story by Chris Brickell, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 11 May 2018