Trans* Language

We are a group of researchers (including both trans and cisgender individuals) from Towson University Seeking participants for an online survey on trans* language. Participants must be 18 or older and identify as transgender, transexual, gender nonconforming, or have a transgender history.

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 with potentially offensive language, and the acceptability and frequency of use of trans* labels. Please feel free to share this link to others who may be interested.

Sexual and Gender Minority Stressors and Mental Health

We are looking for participants of all sexual orientations (e.g., lesbian, gay, bisexual, heterosexual) and gender identities, aged 16+ years for an online study on mental well-being. Your participation will increase our knowledge about how stress impacts mental health in sexual and gender minorities. You will be asked to complete questionnaires about your gender, sexual feelings, childhood behaviour, experiences of discrimination and prejudice, how you think, how you feel, and your thoughts about your identity. Overall, completing the online survey should last no longer than 30 minutes. The study is approved by King’s College London Psychiatry, Nursing and Midwifery Research Ethics Subcommittee (reference PNM/13/14-110.

If you have any questions or require more information about this study, please contact the researcher using the following contact details: Mr Liam Timmins, Guy’s Hospital, Great Maze Pond, London SE1 9RT (

Columbia U GRINDR Study!

Hook up or date on GRINDR?

We are a group of researchers from the Marginalization, Mental Health, and Empowerment Team at Columbia University. Our affirming team is made up of LGBTQ folks and allies who play lead roles in this study. We are seeking participants for an online survey about experiences with the smartphone app GRINDR and how these experiences may be related to your self-perception.

To participate, you must:
(1) identify as a sexual minority man (for instance, gay, bi, same-gender loving, queer),
(2) be at least 18 years of age, and
(3) live in the United States.

This study has been approved by the Teachers College, Columbia University IRB (Protocol #14-106).

For every person who participates, we donate $ to The Trevor Project.

Sex, Health, and Social Issues Survey

This online survey examines the attitudes and experiences of men who have sex with men around sexuality, health, and a range of current social issues.

The survey is for men who have sex with men, aged 18 or older, in the United States. It takes 25-30 minutes to complete.

The survey is entirely anonymous — we don’t ask for any identifiers and we don’t collect IP addresses. Anyone who completes the survey can enter a drawing from one of several gift cards.

At the link, you’ll also find more background information about the survey and investigators.

We would be happy to share the study’s final report with anyone interested. You can request a copy at the end of the survey, or feel free to contact Benjamin Junge, PhD directly.

Men’s Health Study

We are actively recruiting HIV-negative men to participate in the online survey called the Men’s Health Study. Men will answer questions online about their physical and emotional experiences (approx. 15-20 mins), and can enter to win one of four $25 Amazon gift cards for participation. In addition, men may also be offered the opportunity to participate in a confidential interview via Skype at the rate of $30/hour that focuses on risks and strengths that keep them sexually healthy.

Evaluative Conditioning and Self-Directed Attitudes

Here at Northwestern University we’re doing an online research study to learn more about people’s attitudes towards their sexual orientation and the ways they perceive themselves. To see if you may be eligible,

Perception of Drag Queens Questionnaire

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas Department of Anthropology is currently conducting research on how individuals of the gay community perceive Drag Queens. The survey will take approximately 15-30 minutes of your time and the survey is completely anonymous.

If you choose to participate in the study you will have the opportunity to enter to win a $50 gift card from Amazon at the end of the survey.

For questions or concerns about the study, you may contact the principal investigator: Pierre Lienard at (702) 895-3831.

LGBT Bullying in School Environments

This study is to research bullying and homophobia in school environments in the US, UK, and Australia.

LGBTQ acceptance

Study of parental acceptance of LGBT children. It is a 15 minute survey for LGBT individuals 18 plus years of age

Please take this survey – thank you!!!

Same-Sex Couples and Work-Family Intersection

In an effort to conduct research on same-sex couples, specifically the problems they may experience in regards to workplace policies and public policies, we are conducting a research study targeting same-sex couples. Your input can help us understand the unique problems same-sex couples may face. We estimate that it will take you approximately 20 minutes to complete the survey.

In order to qualify for this survey
• You must be part of a same-sex relationship for at least 1 year
• Be above the age of 18
• Living in the U.S.

Your input is very important to us and will be kept strictly confidential (used only for the purposes of research for this project).

Please feel free to forward this email to anyone you feel may wish to participate in this study.

For any questions or concerns please email