Saturday, May 5 / 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM   •   Union Square 15-16

Session 153:
Mate Selection in Sexual and Romantic Relationships

Chair: Jenifer Bratter, Rice University
Discussant: Jenifer Bratter, Rice University

  1. Partner Preferences and Racial Homophily in Online Dating: A Cross-National ComparisonGina Potarca, University of Groningen ; Melinda Mills, University of Groningen

  2. Choosing a Rich Partner or a Fair One: When African Americans Economically Assess Premarital Romantic PartnersAveril Clarke, Suffolk University

  3. The Qualities of Dating, Cohabiting, and Married Relationships: Are Same-Sex Couples Any Different from Opposite-Sex Couples?Kara Joyner, Bowling Green State University ; Wendy D. Manning, Bowling Green State University ; Ryan Bogle, Bowling Green State University

  4. Adolescent Differences in the Relationship among Same-Sex Sexual Activity, Attraction, and Non-Heterosexual Identity, and the Stability of Sexuality over TimeHua-Yu Sebastian Cherng, University of Pennsylvania

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