Some pedophiles experience attraction to both adults and children, and oftentimes, their sexual preference for adults is independent of their sexual preference for children (and often they don't even have a preference for the latter). However, true pedophiles exclusively desire children, even if they have adult relationships as a sort of "cover."
So, there doesn't appear to be any consistent correlation between sexual preference and the sex of their child victims.
As an example of this, here's just the straight-up numbers: almost all pedophiles are men. About 1/3 of them prey on male children. But only about 2-5% of the population is gay. So obviously, there's a lot more pedophiles who molest male children than there are gay people.
The reason for this may be because, socially, a man has more access to male children than he does female children. Pedophiles usually molest children they know. So this could be a family member (who would have access to children of either sex), but also something like a scout leader, or a coach, who would probably only have access to male children.
Pedophiles are fundamentally opportunistic. Some do prefer one sex over another, but their primary attraction is to children.
A person who is solely attracted to children would seek the Priesthood for easy access to either boys or girls. Since Catholic rituals traditionally use boys in services and often had boys choirs, a male pedophile with a preference for male children would naturally gravitate to this role. It grants him easy and secret access without the pressure of pretending to like women, or dealing with gay men.
Last edited by Captain Adverse; 07-07-13 at 10:08 PM.
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not every gay man is a pedophile, but every male pedophile is gay that goes after young boys.
Something I've noticed is that none of the threads (which have been thankfully few) that advocate adult/minor sexual relationships have been started by any of the gay members of the forum (that I know of). I condemn pedos equally, no matter who their preferred victims are.