[A] survey of 19,000 students at 22 American colleges, research being presented at the 107th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association in Denver on Monday.[...]
In the survey, college students aged 19 to 22 were asked to respond to the statement, “If (wo)men hook up or have sex with lots of people, I respect them less.” Based on their answers, the researchers slotted the students into one of four categories: egalitarian conservative, egalitarian libertarian, traditional double standard and reverse double standard.
A breakdown of the findings:
48 per cent: “Egalitarian conservatives” who lost equal respect for men and women they believed were hooking up too much (54 per cent of women surveyed fell into this category, compared with 35 per cent of men).
27 per cent: “Egalitarian libertarians” who do not lose respect for men or women, no matter how much they sleep around.
12 per cent: “Traditional double standard” holders who lost respect for women, but not men, for hooking up too much.
13 per cent: “Reverse double standard” holders who lost respect for men, but not women, for having casual sex with too many partners.
By a slight margin (1 percent) there are more students now that lost respect for men for casual hookups than there are for women. Who would have thought....