Further research is needed to confirm and expand on the relationship patterns described in this paper. Over the decades, media-glorified studies have claimed to break new ground in regard to sexuality, but they seldom addressed the needs and concerns of African-American women. Anne in oral sex at the beach scene with a hot lassie. Using a Black feminist framework, we describe how participants displayed considerable autonomy by actively forming and withdrawing from sexual relationships with men. Recent studies of sexual risk among Black adults have focused on relationship status and transformations.
Sexual pleasure and variety Six participants who had main sex partners indicated that they had one or more secondary sex partners for sexual pleasure and variety.
Black Women with Multiple Sex Partners
Because of space limitations and the scope of this paper, we do not include this group in the following analysis but will report findings on mutually monogamous interviewees in future publications. Cross-classification was conducted to determine any relationships with Chi Square utilized to assess statistical significance. Journal of Adolescent health. Because orthodox Christian beliefs tend to be less approving of a homosexual lifestyle than a set of non religious beliefs Ford, Brignall, VanValey and Macaluso, and because Blacks are more religious than whites in general and in this study, it is not surprising that Blacks may be less approving of gays than whites. More research is needed on the prevalence of these programs outside university campuses and in low-income communities.