A lot of young people email us and ask: “How do I know if I’m gay?” Our Ask An Expert blog tackles how to think through these questions.
We describe a new questionnaire, the MSQ-R, which sheds light on the complex relationship between positive and negative moods and sexuality.
Ed describes sexual health and introduces the Queer Sex Ed online intervention for queer youth.
Dr. Chivers says that around 12 or 13 years of age, youth may begin to feel attracted to the same sex and should then explore their sexuality.
Individual Differences in the Effects of Mood on Sexuality: The Revised Mood and Sexuality Questionnaire (MSQ-R)
Effects of mood on sex and sexuality are assessed using the Mood and Sexuality Questionnaire. Implications and limitations are discussed.
Ethical and regulatory issues with conducting sexuality research with LGBT adolescents: A call to action for a scientifically informed approach
Provides empirical data on regulatory issues for research with LGBT adolescents, to move the IRB process towards being evidence-based.
Creating queer spaces – physical and digital – for expression and community
Coming out is different for everyone. Sometimes it’s intentional. Sometimes it’s an accident.
How do you heart your sexuality?!
At Pride Weekend 2012 we unveiled some of our findings about LGBT Youth in Chicago. Learn more, and download the colorful pdf here!