Huge credit to @alwaysbe_kind for compiling this list of sources

What Pedophilia actually is


Pedophilia is an unchangeable attraction


Minor MAPs


Negative Effects of Stigma for MAPs

About Stigma, but not MAPs specifically


Therapy for MAPs


Non-Pedophile Child Sex Offenders


Misc sources on pedophilia


Professionals recognizing pedophilia as a sexual orientation

Michael C. Seto:

Fred S. Berlin:

David Finkelhor (mentions it, not the focus):

J. Michael Bailey, Kevin J. Hsu, Paula A. Bernhard (another mention):

B4U-ACT (organization composed of multiple professionals):

Gilian Tenbergen, Matthias Wiitfoth, Helge Frieling, Jorge Ponseti, Martin Walter, Henrik Walter, Klaus M. Beier, Boris Schiffer, Tillmann H. C. Kruger:

Psychologytoday.com:

Katarina Alanko, Benny Salo, Andreas Mokros, Pekka Santtila:

Sara Jahnke:


Sources that use “MAP” or “Minor-Attracted People” or similar terms

Sources that use the abbreviation “MAP” outside of quotations:

Sources that use the phrase “minor-attracted people” (or “minor-attracted persons”) but do not abbreviate it outside of quotations:

Sources that use the phrase “minor-attracted men” but do not use “minor-attracted perons”(/people) or the abbreviation outside of quotations:

Sources that use the phrase “child-attracted men” but do not use “minor-attracted persons”(/people) or the abbreviation outside of quotations:

Sources that use the phrase “minor-attracted adults” but do not use “minor-attracted persons”(/people) or the abbreviation outside of quotations:

  • Understanding and Addressing Adult Sexual Attraction to Children - A Study of Paedophiles in Contemporary Society” by Sarah D. Goode

DSM-5 and paraphilias