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Identification and Reporting of Gender Identity in HIV Surveillance Data in the Deep South

The Southern United States (US) has been disproportionately affected by HIV, with the region consistently having the highest HIV diagnosis rates of any US region (Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 2019a , b ). A subset of the Southern …


Neutral or Framed? A Sentiment Analysis of 2019 Abortion Laws

Conventional wisdom argues that within the highest legal court in the USA, judicial impartiality should be unaffected by the addition of new judges to the panel (Gibson & Nelson, 2014 ). However, the recent appointments of conservative Justices …


“Wait, What Is That? A Man or Woman or What?”: Trans Microaggressions from Gynecological Healthcare Providers

Trans individuals face health disparities that make them distinct from their cis counterparts. Previous research has shown that trans individuals have a higher prevalence of negative mental and physical health outcomes when compared to cis …


Intersectional Challenges: How (Not) to Study and Support LGBTQs with a Migration Background

In 2018, Flemish government published the results of “Samenleven in Diversiteit” (“Living together in Diversity,” also known as SID Survey), a large-scale survey on the experiences and attitudes of ethno-cultural communities in Flanders, the …


“I Wish I Actually Had Known What the Heck Sex Was:” What Adolescent Sexual Minority Males Knew and Wish They Knew Prior to Sexual Debut with a Male Partner

Adolescent sexual minority males (ASMM) in the United States (US) are disproportionately affected by a myriad of sexual health concerns, including being diagnosed with sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) …

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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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