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Latest Publications

  • Gender expression, violence and bullying victimization

    Allegra R. Gordon, Kerith J. Conron, Jerel P. Calzo, Matthew T. White, Sari L. Reisner, S. Bryn Austin
    March 2018

    A new study investigating gender expression and victimization of youth ages 13-18 found that the most gender nonconforming students reported higher levels of being bullied and were more likely to report missing school because they felt unsafe.

  • Predictors of relationship dissolution among same-sex and heterosexual couples

    Kimberly F. Balsam, Esther D. Rothblum, Robert E. Wickham
    March 2018

    A new study examining the predictors of relationship termination in same-sex and married heterosexual couples found that male-male couples were the least likely to break up. Longer relationship length, older age and better quality relationships reduced the likelihood of a breakup.

  • Conversion Therapy and LGBT Youth

    Christy Mallory, Taylor N.T. Brown, Kerith J. Conron
    January 2018

    The first estimates on LGBT youth at risk of conversion therapy find that 20,000 teens ages 13 to 17 will receive the treatment from a healthcare professional before they turn 18. Also, approximately 57,000 will undergo conversion therapy by a religious or spiritual advisor.


Click on each state below to find state-specific research on issues such as LGBT demographics, marriage, parenting, and workplace issues — including state-level data and maps from Census 2010.

United States Census Snapshot: 2010

Press Advisory/FAQ: Same-sex couples in Census 2010 & Census Snapshot: 2010 Methodology

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