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Youth Blog—Queer Women in Beauty Pageants

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7th October

Women of many sexualities and genders have conquered pageant crowns and stereotypes. These women show how visibility matters.



Research Blog – Out in the Country: Experiences of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Mothers

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27th August

Rural LGB mothers experience challenges in family planning and parental rights, but show resilience in the face of minority stress.



Youth Blog – Queer Women & HIV: Is There Really a Risk?

26th August

When you think of groups at risk for HIV, queer women don’t always come to mind. They can, however, be at risk.



Exploring Alcohol-Use Behaviors Among Heterosexual and Sexual Minority Adolescents: Intersections With Sex, Age, and Race/Ethnicity

22nd May

Alcohol use disparities among youths examining potential differences moderated by sex, age, or race/ethnicity.



Research Blog – Gender Expression and Butch/Femme Identities for Sexual Minority Women

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9th January

Complex representations of gender expressions and identities are often overlooked but are important to understanding minority stress.



Sexual Orientation and Fluctuating Asymmetry in Men and Women

27th December

Elevated levels of developmental stress linked to shifts in sexual orientation, but not connected to sex-atypical prenatal hormones.


Research Blog—Sexual Assault and Problematic Drinking in Bisexual Women

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15th November

Bisexual women may be at increased risk for sexual assaults over their life spans, especially when problematic drinking behaviors occur.



Who Are Your Favorite LGBT Couples?

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3rd September

The IMPACT Program has been asking young LGBT couples, “Who are your role models for having a healthy relationship?”



Dr. Meredith Chivers: What is Sexual Fluidity?

26th July

Dr. Chivers defines sexual fluidity as the tendency of bisexual or lesbian women to shift their sexual identity. However, while they may shift their identity Dr. Chivers does not think that the underlying sexual attraction is altered.



How Many LGBT Families Are There?

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29th May

New national census data provides surprising statistics about same-sex households in the United States, including who and where they are.






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