Marginalization and Empowerment among Trans* Individuals

Are you a person of trans experience? Let your voice be heard!

We are a group of researchers from the Marginalization, Mental Health, and Empowerment Team at Columbia University. Our team is made up of LGBTQ folks and allies. We’re interested in learning more about your experiences with marginalization and empowerment as a trans individual. You will have a 1 in 25 chance to win a $25 amazon gift card!

Social and Relationship Experiences Among LGBTQ+ Young Adults

Recruiting young adults, ages 18-25, who identify as LGBTQ+ or who are questioning or are unsure of their sexual orientation or gender identity; or who have ever dated or been sexually intimate with a person of the same gender, to complete a confidential online survey.

COMPENSATION:
Five participants selected at random will win $50 AMAZON GIFT CARDS

TO PARTICIPATE, you MUST be:
-Between 18 and 25 years old
-Identify as LGBTQ+, questioning or unsure of your sexual orientation, or have been in a dating or sexual relationship with someone of the same gender.

If you meet these criteria and are willing to participate, please click on the following link:
[http://tinyurl.com/YoungAdultResearch].

If you have any questions about the research study, please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.
Professor Edwards’ Research Lab
University of New Hampshire
(603) 862-4901
unh.psych.research@gmail.com

Research Collaborators include:

Katie Edwards, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychology and Women’s Studies University of New Hampshire

Kateryna Sylaska, MA
Graduate Student of Social Psychology University of New Hampshire

Annie Crossman
Undergraduate Student of Psychology University of New Hampshire

Ari Schaaff
Undergraduate Student of Psychology University of New Hampshire

Lesbian Health Study

We are researchers at Old Dominion University who are recruiting lesbian women for a research study about lesbians’ health and eating behaviors. Women must identify as a 1) lesbian and 2) be between the ages of 18-25 to participate. Please feel free to pass the link on to other eligible women and to share on Facebook and Twitter!

Cultural Competency and Healthcare Disparities in LGBTQ community

The goal of our study is to narrow down current healthcare disparities related to cultural competency of healthcare providers. Research is showing overall comfort with disclosure of sexual orientation, lifestyle choices, along with lack of cultural competency and correct questioning of risk factors has led to healthcare disparities in LGBTQ community. Please take the time to complete a quick 3-5 minute survey evaluating your experience with healthcare and ideas for improvement. This is greatly appreciated and will hopefully result in great changes in our healthcare interactions.

Marginalization experiences faced by transgender individuals.

Are you a person of trans experience? Let your voice be heard!

We are a group of researchers from the Marginalization, Mental Health, and Empowerment Team at Columbia University. Our team is made up of LGBTQ folks and allies. We’re interested in learning more about your experiences with marginalization and empowerment as a trans individual. You will have a 1 in 25 chance to win a $25 amazon gift card!

Click this link or copy/paste into your browser to participate: http://bitly.com/transCU

Thank you for your time!

The Effect of Discrimination and Stress on Sexual and Behavioral Health on Sexual Minority Servicemembers

The goal of this study is to conduct exploratory research on the sexual and behavioral health of sexual minority service members. Specifically, the study looks at how discrimination and stress may influence sexual and behavioral outcomes. Preliminary data collection has shown that sexual minority servicemen who reported sexual psychological distress engaged in more drug use and increased risky sexual activity than both sexual minority servicemen and straight servicemen who have not reported experiencing discrimination or psychological distress.

LGBQ Workplace Microaggressions

We are researchers from Towson University and the University of San Francisco conducting research on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Queer (LGBQ) workplace microaggressions. Workplace microaggressions are a subtle form of prejudice that occur on a daily basis that can serve to invalidate experience on the basis of an employee’s sexual orientation. If you choose to participate in this research, you will be asked to complete a brief online survey, which should take approximately 15-20 minutes. During the survey, you will be asked to think about your interpersonal experiences and provide examples of microaggressions that occur in your current workplace.

To participate in this research you must be 18 years of age, identify as LGBQ, and be currently working.

Sexuality and Identity

This study is exploring identification vs. desires/actions. It mostly focuses on binaries and the bisexuality.

Web-Based Recruitment: Strategies for Attracting LGBT Employees

A graduate student in psychology at DePaul University (Chicago) is conducting an IRB-approved study to examine LGBT people’s perceptions of job ads. Participants are asked to imagine that they are applying for a job, read a job ad, and complete a series of questions. If you are a member of the LGBT community, please feel free to complete the survey, which has been approved by the DePaul IRB. If you are an ally, please feel free to share the link.

Bisexuality: Family Perceptions and Experiences

We are a group of researchers from Towson University seeking participants for an online survey about the experiences bisexual persons have with their families. Participants must be 18 years old or older and identify as bisexual, pansexual, or plurisexual.

If you choose to participate in this research, you will be asked to complete a brief online survey. During the survey you will be asked to think about your interpersonal experiences and provide examples and rate experiences of bisexual prejudice from different family and community members.