Partner III - Homosexuality 1990

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig
Publication Date
  • Zentralinstitut fuer Jugendforschung, Leipzig (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Childbearing, family planning and abortion
    • Specific diseases and medical conditions
    • Family life and marriage
    • Gender and gender roles
  • Abstract

    Problems of daily life of homosexuals. Topics: Moral orientations on structuring life; structuring one's own partner relation; leisure and social activities; personal well-being; changes in living conditions of homosexuals from the turning point; age at coming out; persons to confide in; understanding of parents; support experienced from them; acceptance; difficulties in social relations from homosexuality; insults, threats and violence experienced from homosexuality; suicide intents resulting from this; sense of well-being in work or training collective; occupational or school stress; personal achievements; knowledge of colleagues or classmates about homosexuality; discrimination caused by this; trips to homosexual bars, task forces or discussion evenings; knowledge about the gay association of the GDR, membership; assessment of personal sexual demand; sexual phantasies; excitability; orientation on homosexual and heterosexual partners; knowledge about the western gay scene; sexual activities; attitude to partnership and sexual contacts; first sexual experiences in adolescence; conditions and partner of first orgasm; conditions and partner of first homosexual contact; masturbation; use of contraceptives; preferred sexual techniques; information on sexual partners, steady partnerships of both sexes; living conditions in current partnership; motives or obstacles to steady partnership; attitude to children; childhood; family climate; attitude to sexuality in one's family; siblings; divorce of parents; use of semi-luxury foods, tobacco and alcohol; knowledge and experienced menace of AIDS; personal consequences for sexual contacts; personal venereal diseases; occupation; place of work; residence.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990
    Autumn 1990
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
Members of homosexual task forces and interested homosexuals.
Collection Mode
  • Mail survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 535
    Number of Variables: 321
Supplement populations are "Partner Study III - Workers 1990", ZA Study No. 6142, "Partner Study III - Apprentices 1990", ZA Study No. 6146, "Partner Study III - Students 1990", ZA Study No. 6147. The comparative study "Partner Study III Homosexual Women 1991/93" is archived under ZA Study No.6055.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6057 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22