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How LGBTQ psychology can bring everyone into sharper focus
Karen L. Blair Ph.D.
The vast majority of cisgender individuals do not indicate an interest in dating a transgender or non-binary individual. Better education on transgender identities may help.
How did queer people around the world cope with the Pulse nightclub shooting—and what can their stories teach us about responding to the next mass shooting?
New research shows that same-sex couples refrain from sharing affection in public, but not for a lack of desire.
Relationship disapproval can hurt. Now, research shows that those feelings aren't just in your head—they're actually connected to your mental and physical health.
A lack of support for LGBTQ youth in school may be leading them to prison, rather than college.
New research examines why straight women interact more intimately and comfortably with gay men compared to straight men.
Recent research compared bisexual, lesbian, and heterosexual women's expectations about parenting.
As a straight parent, I have no idea what I'm doing as I navigate the world of dating, sex, and love with my bisexual teenage daughter.
When LGBTQ individuals lack support from their families of origin, they often turn to their chosen families of friends and partners to fill the gap.
Two sanctuaries, 867 days apart: The common thread of humanity that connects the Pulse and Pittsburgh shootings.
Should your next sex-ed lesson come from a lesbian? According to research, women in same-sex relationships may be leading the way in terms of the most satisfying orgasms.
Recent research explains that prejudice towards transgender individuals may, in part, be due to having one's own identity heavily invested in the gender binary.
The gender binary is deeply entrenched in Western society, but gender has historically been viewed in a more fluid manner.
Gay and bisexual men are not exempt from concerns about appearance but is there a unique motivator behind some sexual minority men's drive for muscularity and masculinity?
An overview of LGBTQ psychology—and why a conference can be just as fun as a parade.
Karen Blair, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of psychology at St. Francis Xavier University. Her research examines the social determinants of health throughout the lifespan within the context of social relationships.