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Same-Sex Marriage and Children: A Tale of History, Social Science, and Law

Carlos A. Ball

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199977871
eISBN:
9780199383306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977871.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This book brings together historical, social science, and legal considerations to examine the role that procreative and child welfare claims have played in policy and legal debates involving same-sex ... More


Handbook of Psychology and Sexual Orientation

Charlotte J. Patterson and Anthony R. D'Augelli (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199765218
eISBN:
9780199979585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765218.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

A tremendous outpouring of psychological research on sexual orientation has occurred in recent years, and interested readers have been hard-pressed to keep up with the pace of scholarship in this ... More


Sexual Orientation and Aging in Western Society

Arnold H. Grossman, John A. Frank, and Michael J. McCutcheon

in Handbook of Psychology and Sexual Orientation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199765218
eISBN:
9780199979585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765218.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines more than thirty years of research about lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) older adults. Although it provides a significant portrait of the lives of groups of LGB older adults, ... More


Work, Career, and Sexual Orientation

Jonathan J. Mohr and Ruth E. Fassinger

in Handbook of Psychology and Sexual Orientation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199765218
eISBN:
9780199979585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765218.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explores the link between sexual orientation and issues of work and career. It begins in the first section by outlining broad contextual issues (societal and organizational) that provide ... More


Same-Sex Romantic Relationships

Adam W. Fingerhut and Letitia Anne Peplau

in Handbook of Psychology and Sexual Orientation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199765218
eISBN:
9780199979585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765218.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Researchers studying same-sex couples have become part of the ongoing public conversation about marriage equality. Two broad research topics have been center stage. First, policy makers and attorneys ... More


Attitudes about Sexual Orientation

Stacey S. Horn

in Handbook of Psychology and Sexual Orientation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199765218
eISBN:
9780199979585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765218.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter reviews the psychological literature on attitudes about homosexuality. First, it provides a brief overview of the ways that attitudes about sexual orientation have been studied ... More


Minority Stress and the Health of Sexual Minorities

Ilan H. Meyer and David M. Frost

in Handbook of Psychology and Sexual Orientation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199765218
eISBN:
9780199979585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765218.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Minority stress refers to a conceptual model that describes stressors embedded in the social position of sexual minority individuals as causes of health-related conditions, such as mental disorders, ... More


Sexual Orientation, Victimization, and Hate Crimes

Kimberly Balsam and Tonda Hughes

in Handbook of Psychology and Sexual Orientation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199765218
eISBN:
9780199979585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765218.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Research on victimization experiences of sexual minority women and men has increased in the past decade. From these studies, it is clear that sexual minority people are at elevated risk for a wide ... More


Race and Ethnicity among Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Communities

Bianca D. M. Wilson and Gary W. Harper

in Handbook of Psychology and Sexual Orientation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199765218
eISBN:
9780199979585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765218.003.0020
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter is aimed at reviewing, discussing, and providing an overview of the field of psychology’s current status concerning the study of one configuration of multiple identities with regard to ... More


Demographic Perspectives on Sexual Orientation

Gary J. Gates

in Handbook of Psychology and Sexual Orientation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199765218
eISBN:
9780199979585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765218.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter summarizes existing literature that describes the demographic, economic, and geographic characteristics of lesbian, gay, and bisexual populations. It begins with a discussion of some of ... More


Emergent Adulthood in Lesbian and Gay Lives: Individual Development, Life Course, and Social Change

Bertram J. Cohler and Stuart Michaels

in Handbook of Psychology and Sexual Orientation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199765218
eISBN:
9780199979585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765218.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter uses Arnett’s (2000, 2004, 2006a) conception of emergent adulthood as a framework for studying young adulthood among same-sex-attracted men and women. Social change has fostered a delay ... More


Sexual Orientation, Middle Adulthood, and Narratives of Transition and Change

Andrew J. Hostetler

in Handbook of Psychology and Sexual Orientation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199765218
eISBN:
9780199979585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765218.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explores the shifting narratives of midlife within lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities, and the general role of sexuality in middle adulthood in creating the kinds of ... More


Societal Designations: Adolescents Who Are Gay

Vivian Center Seltzer

in Peer-Impact Diagnosis and Therapy: A Handbook for Successful Practice with Adolescents

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740422
eISBN:
9780814741023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740422.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines the experiences of adolescents who are homosexual or still confused about their gender identity or preference. Adolescents with unresolved issues about homosexuality generally ... More


Prologue—Setting the Stage: Open Adoption, Gay Parenthood, the Digital Age, and the Current Study

Abbie E. Goldberg

in Open Adoption and Diverse Families: Complex Relationships in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190692032
eISBN:
9780190692063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190692032.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The prologue provides historical context for the book, detailing, for example, how adoption has changed over time, particularly with regard to structural openness (i.e., contact between birth and ... More


Love and Sex: New Freedoms, New Problems

Jeffrey Jensen Arnett

in Emerging Adulthood: The Winding Road from the Late Teens Through the Twenties

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199929382
eISBN:
9780190209643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929382.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines many aspects of love and sex in the lives of emerging adults. The period that set the stage for love and sex as emerging adults experience it today was the 1960s–1970s; dating ... More


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