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20-01-2021 Open Access

Predicting Attitudes Towards Transactional Sex: The Interactive Relationship Between Gender and Attitudes on Sexual Behaviour

The trade in sexual services is gaining ground as a budding area of study as scholars from various fields are paying increasing attention to sex trade-related issues (e.g. Crowhurst 2019 ; Duff et al. 2015 ; Febres-Cordero et al. 2018 ; Garofalo …


The Relationship Between Sexism, Affective States, and Attitudes Toward Homosexuality in a Sample of Heterosexual Italian People

Attitudes toward homosexuality have undergone a worldwide positive change in the past few decades (Roberts, 2019 ), and this change has occurred within Italian society as well, which has become more open about lesbian women and gay men (LG people).


Changes in Sexuality Education Teacher Training Since the Release of the Australian Curriculum

International research recognises that school-based sexuality education can improve adolescent sexual health outcomes (Breuner, Mattson, & Committee on Psychological Aspects of Child and Family Health, 2016 ; UNESCO, 2018 ). The World Health …


Using an Intersectional Framework to Understand the Challenges of Adopting Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Among Young Adult Black Women

Black individuals are disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS compared to their overall representation in the US population (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC], 2019 ). However, Black women (cisgender and transgender) appear to be at …


Class Foundations of Sexual Prejudice toward Gay and Lesbian People

Whether non-heterosexual practices and identities are assessed as unwanted or unjustified differs considerably among Western societies, but also within these societies. Negative attitudes towards gays, lesbians and other sexual minorities are not …

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Sexuality Research and Social Policy is an international forum for the publication of original peer-reviewed state-of-the-art empirical research on sexuality, theoretical and methodological discussions, and the implications of this evidence for policies across the globe regarding sexual health, sexuality education, and sexual rights in diverse communities. This multidisciplinary journal also publishes brief research and conference reports; white papers; book, film, and other reviews; together with guest editorials and commentaries. In addition, Sexuality Research and Social Policy occasionally publishes special issues on timely topics.

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