The purpose of this research is to explore how young heterosexual men talk about their experiences of their friendships, sex, and being a man. Are you: a heterosexual male? 18-35 years old? … And wouldn’t mind talking about sex and hookups? If so, you are eligible to participate in a study about men’s experiences. You can choose to participate in a: Online Focus Group--> Come on your own or bring your friends! We encourage you to share this study with your friends. In appreciation for your time, you will be entered to win 1 of 2 Amazon.ca gift cards. AND you can return for a follow-up individual interview to be entered into a separate raffle to win another $100 Amazon.ca gift card. *OR* Participate in in an online 1-on-1 Interview. If groups aren't your thing, you may also come in for and individual interview. Y Groups and individual interviews will take place online 1-2.5 hours (access to computer or smart-phone required). Odds of winning draws are between 1 in 6 and 1 in 36. During the interviews, questions related to friendships, identity, and sexual experiences will be asked (e.g. Have you or your friend ever had a random hookup?).
This research is an important contribution to the study of heterosexual masculinity.
This study is being conducted as part of a PhD dissertation in the Department of Psychology, Ryerson University, and has been reviewed and approved by the Ryerson University Research Ethics Board (REB: 2019-385). This study is funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.
Focus Group, Online
Weekdays, Weeknights, Weekends
2 hours total, 1 session
Participate in an online focus group or online one-on-one interview, or both! For your time you will be entered into a raffle to win an Amazon.ca gift card. If interested, email the address on the poster for more information.
A chance to win 2-of-2 $100 Amazon.ca gift cards
This study doesn't require any in-person visits. Complete it in the comfort of your own home!