The Connection Between Gender Roles and Sex Same-sex couples are helping researchers understand heterosexual relationships. We examine the latest findings on how same-sex couples define gender roles.
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The Connection Between Gender Roles and Sex

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The Connection Between Gender Roles and Sex

The Connection Between Gender Roles and Sex

The Connection Between Gender Roles and Sex

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Same-sex couples are helping researchers understand heterosexual relationships. Alex Cohen talks with University of California Berkeley psychology researcher Sarah Holley about how same-sex couples define gender roles in their relationships, and whether gender roles are linked to biological sex.