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Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication. The state built the closet in the 30's, and the isolation of homosexuals made it easier for them to be demonized. The results regarding body traits and partner selection confirm, for the first time in a systematic manner, findings documented in previous interview and ethnographic studies.
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