Homosexual Rating Scale, is used in research to describe a person’s sexual orientation based on their experience or response at a given time. Alfred Kinsey, the sex scale of the Kinsey scale, is known as “the father of the sexual revolution.
The Kinsey scale was created in order to demonstrate that sexuality does not fit into two strict categories: homosexual and heterosexual. Instead, Kinsey believed that sexuality is fluid and subject to change over time. Instead of using sociocultural labels, Kinsey primarily used assessments of behavior in order to rate individuals on the scale. Kinsey’s first rating scale had thirty categories that represented thirty different case studies, but his final scale has only seven categories. Over 8,000 interviews were coordinated throughout his research. Males do not represent two discrete populations, heterosexual and homosexual. The world is not to be divided into sheep and goats.
It is a fundamental of taxonomy that nature rarely deals with discrete categories The living world is a continuum in each and every one of its aspects. Kinsey recognized that the seven categories of the scale could not fully capture every individual’s sexuality. He wrote that “it should be recognized that the reality includes individuals of every intermediate type, lying in a continuum between the two extremes and between each and every category on the scale. Furthermore, although the additional X grade used to mean “no socio-sexual contacts or reactions” is today described as asexuality, scholar Justin J.