religion and sex

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  1. ncbi Assisted reproductive practice: religious perspectives
    Joscph G Schenker
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hebrew University, Hadassah Medical Centre, Jerusalem, Israel
    Reprod Biomed Online 10:310-9. 2005
  2. ncbi Epistemological frameworks, homosexuality, and religion
    Michael Shernoff
    Soc Work 50:373. 2005
  3. ncbi Coital debut: the role of religiosity and sex attitudes in the Add Health Survey
    Sharon Scales Rostosky
    Department of Counseling Psychology, 245 Dickey Hall, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506, USA
    J Sex Res 40:358-67. 2003
  4. ncbi Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered (GLBT) experiences with Earth-spirited faith
    Brandy Smith
    Counseling Psychology Program, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    J Homosex 52:235-48. 2007
  5. ncbi When mothers learn a daughter is a lesbian: then and now
    Sarah F Pearlman
    Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, University of Hartford, Hartford, CT 06105, USA
    J Lesbian Stud 9:117-37. 2005
  6. ncbi Noncontracepting behavior in women at risk for unintended pregnancy: what's religion got to do with it?
    Michael R Kramer
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:327-34. 2007
  7. ncbi Outlaws or in-laws? Queer theory, LGBT studies, and religious studies
    Melissa M Wilcox
    Department of Religion, 345 Boyer Ave, Walla Walla, WA 99362, USA
    J Homosex 52:73-100. 2006
  8. ncbi Environmental influences on safer sex in young gay men: a situational presentation approach to measuring influences on sexual health
    Michael W Ross
    School of Public Health, Houston Health Science Center, University of Texas, Houston, Texas 77225, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 33:249-57. 2004
  9. ncbi Immutability, science, and legislative debate over gay, lesbian and bisexual rights
    Gary Mucciaroni
    Department of Political Science, Temple University, Gladfelter Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    J Homosex 47:53-77. 2004
  10. ncbi Homophobia: a challenge for psychosocial nursing
    Frederic B Tate
    Psychosocial Rehabilitation Unit, Eastern State Hospital, Williamsburg, Virginia 23187 8791, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 42:26-33. 2004

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  1. ncbi Assisted reproductive practice: religious perspectives
    Joscph G Schenker
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hebrew University, Hadassah Medical Centre, Jerusalem, Israel
    Reprod Biomed Online 10:310-9. 2005
    ....
  2. ncbi Epistemological frameworks, homosexuality, and religion
    Michael Shernoff
    Soc Work 50:373. 2005
  3. ncbi Coital debut: the role of religiosity and sex attitudes in the Add Health Survey
    Sharon Scales Rostosky
    Department of Counseling Psychology, 245 Dickey Hall, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506, USA
    J Sex Res 40:358-67. 2003
    ..The implications of these results for adolescent pregnancy prevention programming are discussed...
  4. ncbi Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered (GLBT) experiences with Earth-spirited faith
    Brandy Smith
    Counseling Psychology Program, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    J Homosex 52:235-48. 2007
    ..In addition, Earth-spirited faiths engaged in many GLBT-affirming behaviors...
  5. ncbi When mothers learn a daughter is a lesbian: then and now
    Sarah F Pearlman
    Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, University of Hartford, Hartford, CT 06105, USA
    J Lesbian Stud 9:117-37. 2005
    ..Findings demonstrated that while the majority of mothers interviewed in 1990 experienced disclosure as a crisis, a greater number of mothers in 2000-2001 were more receptive to learning that a daughter was a lesbian...
  6. ncbi Noncontracepting behavior in women at risk for unintended pregnancy: what's religion got to do with it?
    Michael R Kramer
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:327-34. 2007
    ....
  7. ncbi Outlaws or in-laws? Queer theory, LGBT studies, and religious studies
    Melissa M Wilcox
    Department of Religion, 345 Boyer Ave, Walla Walla, WA 99362, USA
    J Homosex 52:73-100. 2006
    ..This essay assesses the current state of the "proto-fields" of LGBT studies and queer studies in religion, offers suggestions for new directions in the future, and considers the potential benefits of the interaction of these fields...
  8. ncbi Environmental influences on safer sex in young gay men: a situational presentation approach to measuring influences on sexual health
    Michael W Ross
    School of Public Health, Houston Health Science Center, University of Texas, Houston, Texas 77225, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 33:249-57. 2004
    ..These data suggest that environmental factors can be approximated using the Sitpres methodology, and that more proximal environmental variables have a stronger impact than distal ones...
  9. ncbi Immutability, science, and legislative debate over gay, lesbian and bisexual rights
    Gary Mucciaroni
    Department of Political Science, Temple University, Gladfelter Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    J Homosex 47:53-77. 2004
    ..We also show that the scientific evidence merely supplemented a large amount of anecdotal information that legislators already possessed that spoke to the origins of sexual orientation...
  10. ncbi Homophobia: a challenge for psychosocial nursing
    Frederic B Tate
    Psychosocial Rehabilitation Unit, Eastern State Hospital, Williamsburg, Virginia 23187 8791, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 42:26-33. 2004
    ..4. Homophobia not only damages individuals who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgendered, but also limits heterosexuals by locking them into rigid gender-based roles...
  11. ncbi Translators, traitors, and traducers: Perjuring Hawaiian same-sex texts through deliberate mistranslation
    Robert J Morris
    University of Hawai i, Manoa, USA
    J Homosex 51:225-47. 2006
    ..This subversion continues to this day in the form of the "missionary mentality" in politics and law. The way out of this situation is a brutally honest cleaning-off of the besmirched Hawaiian texts...
  12. ncbi Coparent or second-parent adoption by same-sex parents
    Gilbert A Friday
    Pediatrics 109:1192-3; author reply 1193-4. 2002
  13. ncbi Differences between previously married and never married 'gay' men: family background, childhood experiences and current attitudes
    Daryl J Higgins
    Deakin University, Geelong Campus, Australia
    J Homosex 48:19-41. 2004
    ..The results highlight how little is understood of the reasons why gay men marry, and the need to develop an adequate theoretical model...
  14. ncbi Pathways from family religiosity to adolescent sexual activity and contraceptive use
    Jennifer Manlove
    Child Trends, Washington, DC, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 40:105-17. 2008
    ..Few studies with nationally representative longitudinal data have examined whether and how family religiosity is associated with adolescent sexual and contraceptive behavior...
  15. ncbi Queering the cosmology of the vikings: a queer analysis of the cult of Odin and "holy white stones"
    Brit Solli
    University of Oslo, Norway
    J Homosex 54:192-208. 2008
    ..There may be a cultic association between the cult of Odin and the burial practices involving white holy phallic stones...
  16. ncbi Possible gender identity disorder in an extremely religious Muslim family
    Sultan Dogan
    Arch Sex Behav 35:645-6. 2006
  17. ncbi Use of mid-upper arm circumference for evaluation of nutritional status of children and for identification of high-risk groups for malnutrition in rural Bangladesh
    N C Roy
    Operations Research Project, Health and Population Extension Division, ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 18:171-80. 2000
    ..Results of the study suggest that MUAC is a potential anthropometric indicator of child nutrition...
  18. ncbi Adolescent fertility and religion in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in the year 2000: the role of Protestantism
    Sarah McKinnon
    Population Research Center, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712 0544, USA
    Popul Stud (Camb) 62:289-303. 2008
    ..Our findings offer some support for the hypothesis that Protestant churches are more effective than the Catholic Church in discouraging premarital sexual relations and childbearing among adolescents...
  19. ncbi Between a rock and a slippery slope: negotiating the intersections of religion and sexuality on network television's The Book of Daniel
    Wendy Hilton-Morrow
    Department of Communication Studies, Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois 61201, USA
    J Homosex 58:355-81. 2011
    ..As homosexuality, per se, is no longer "outside" the normative order, the program constructs an unstable, nonbinary, and nonheteronormative other who is best understood as queer...
  20. ncbi The influence of Islam on AIDS prevention among Senegalese university students
    Sarah S Gilbert
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 20:399-407. 2008
    ..Participants with higher religiosity scores were more likely to abstain from sex. However, participants high in religiosity were not more likely to report that they did not use condoms when sexually active...
  21. ncbi Muslim women's reflections on the acceptability of vaginal microbicidal products to prevent HIV infection
    Nina Hoel
    Department of Religious Studies, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Ethn Health 16:89-106. 2011
    ..When microbicides become available in the future, proponents of their use will need to consider religious reasoning of potential users, including that of Muslim women...
  22. pmc Developmental trajectories of religiosity, sexual conservatism and sexual behavior among female adolescents
    Matthew C Aalsma
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA Electronic address
    J Adolesc 36:1193-204. 2013
    ..Effective strategies of sexual health promotion should include an understanding of the complex role of socio-sexual attitudes with religiosity. ..
  23. ncbi "That matter which ought not to be heard of": homophobic slurs in Renaissance cultural politics
    W Schleiner
    Department of English, University of California, Davis 95616
    J Homosex 26:41-75. 1994
    ..Largely ignored by church historians, such slurs are shown to be part of an archaeology of homophobia...
  24. ncbi Religiosity, self-control, and virginity status in college students from the “Bible Belt”: a research note
    Alexander T Vazsonyi
    Human Development and Family Studies, Auburn University
    J Sci Study Relig 49:561-68. 2010
    ..Thus, both religiosity and self-control independently and additively function as key social control mechanisms that promote late adolescent health...
  25. pmc RUMINATIONS ON THE TESTIS
    W S MACK
    Proc R Soc Med 57:47-51. 1964
  26. ncbi An emerging field in religion and reproductive health
    Laura M Gaydos
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Relig Health 49:473-84. 2010
    ..Article frequency increased over time, from 3 articles in 1980 to 38 articles in 2008. While field growth is evident, there is still no cohesive "scholarship" in religion and reproductive health...
  27. ncbi Relations among religiousness, spirituality, and sexual practices
    Jessica L Burris
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506, USA
    J Sex Res 46:282-9. 2009
    ..Spirituality appears to have a unique and strong association with the sexual practices of young adults, particularly women, and should be assessed in future studies of young adults' sexual practices...
  28. ncbi Correlates of the intention to remain sexually inactive among male adolescents in an Islamic country: case of the Republic of Iran
    Ghaffari Mohtasham
    Health Education Department, College of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, PO Box 14115 111, Tehran, Iran
    J Sch Health 79:123-9. 2009
    ..This study employs the Health Belief Model to assess the correlates of the intention to remain sexually inactive among male adolescents in the Republic of Iran...
  29. ncbi The down low, social stigma, and risky sexual behaviors: insights from African-American men who have sex with men
    Maria Knight Lapinski
    Department of Communication, National Food Safety and Toxicology Center, and Michigan Agricultural Experiment Station, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    J Homosex 57:610-33. 2010
    ..These findings can be used to build culturally appropriate sexual risk interventions for this population...
  30. ncbi Sexual health knowledge, attitudes and behaviours: variations among a religiously diverse sample of young people in London, UK
    Lester M Coleman
    Trust for the Study of Adolescence, Brighton
    Ethn Health 13:55-72. 2008
    ..To report young people's variations in sexual health knowledge, attitudes and behaviours by religious affiliation...
  31. ncbi The association of religiosity, sexual education, and parental factors with risky sexual behaviors among adolescents and young adults
    Kristin A Haglund
    College of Nursing, Marquette University, Clark Hall, P O Box 1881, Milwaukee, WI 53201 1881, USA
    J Relig Health 49:460-72. 2010
    ..Participants whose formal and parental sexual education included abstinence and those from two-parent families were 15% less likely to have had sex and had fewer partners...
  32. ncbi Sex and the church. A case for change
    Jon Meacham
    Newsweek 139:22-32. 2002
  33. pmc The context of condom use among young adults in the Philippines: implications for HIV prevention
    Marguerite B Lucea
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Care Women Int 34:227-48. 2013
    ..To strengthen HIV prevention efforts in such settings, we suggest that the development of strategies to address these constraints and promote healthy sexuality in young adults is essential...
  34. ncbi The role of structure versus individual agency in churches' responses to HIV/AIDS: a case study of Baltimore City churches
    Shayna D Cunningham
    Sociometrics Corporation, Los Altos, CA, USA
    J Relig Health 50:407-21. 2011
    ..Church leaders varied, however, in the extent to which they responded in accordance with or resisted these constraints, highlighting the importance of individual agency influencing churches' responses to HIV/AIDS...
  35. ncbi Male sexual coercion: analysis of a few associated factors
    Juan Carlos Sierra
    Facultad de Psicologia, Universidad de Granada, 18071 Granada, Spain
    Psychol Rep 105:69-79. 2009
    ..Religious involvement, however, may act as a protective factor against such violence. Multidimensional models are needed to explain sexual violence against women by men in heterosexual relationships...
  36. ncbi Exploring the sexual attitudes of physician assistant students: implications for obtaining a sexual history
    Corri Wolf
    Department of Physician Assistant Studies, New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, New York, USA
    J Physician Assist Educ 23:30-4. 2012
    ..This study examined the sexual attitudes of physician assistant (PA) students and assessed their effect on obtaining a sexual history...
  37. ncbi Child sexual abuse in the Anglican Church of Australia
    Patrick N Parkinson
    University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Child Sex Abus 21:553-70. 2012
    ..Prevention strategies need to focus on reducing the opportunities for abuse to occur as well strategies concerning the recruitment of professional staff and volunteers...
  38. ncbi Pleasure and danger: Muslim views on sex and gender in Zanzibar
    Nadine Beckmann
    Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Leeds, UK
    Cult Health Sex 12:619-32. 2010
    ..The increasing spread of HIV and the influence of more essentialist trends in Zanzibari Islam draw attention to the capacity for dynamic adaptation of perceptions and practices...
  39. ncbi When Christianity and homosexuality collide: understanding the potential intrapersonal conflict
    Nasrudin Subhi
    School of Education, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
    J Homosex 59:1382-402. 2012
    ..Effects included depression, guilt, anxiety, suicidal ideation, and alienation. Implications of the findings for support personnel are included...
  40. ncbi The effects of female genital mutilation on the onset of sexual activity and marriage in Guinea
    Ronan Van Rossem
    Vakgroep Sociologie, Universiteit Gent, Korte Meer 3 5, 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    Arch Sex Behav 38:178-85. 2009
    ..Variations in sexual behavior, therefore, were unrelated to type of FGM, but reflected differences in the social characteristics of the participants...
  41. ncbi Religious leaders' response to AIDS in Nigeria
    D N Ucheaga
    Department of Religious Studies and Philosophy, University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria
    Glob Public Health 5:611-25. 2010
    ..Public health organisations and policy-makers should be aware of these denominational differences as they engage with religious institutions and leaders in HIV prevention and care...
  42. ncbi Sexual rights and gender roles in a religious context
    Shahida Zaidi
    Institute of Ultrasonography and Ultrasound Clinic, Karachi 75400, Pakistan
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 106:151-5. 2009
    ....
  43. ncbi Adolescent dysphoria, sexual behavior and spirituality
    Allan M Josephson
    Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Louisville, 200 E Chestnut Street, Louisville, KY, USA
    South Med J 100:633-4. 2007
  44. ncbi Male circumcision through the ages: the role of tradition
    Nicola Zampieri
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Surgical Unit, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 97:1305-7. 2008
    ..In this study, we examine the evolution of tradition concerning infant male circumcision, utilizing evidence from classical medical texts as well as information from literature, legal sources and art...
  45. ncbi [Social actors in HIV/AIDS prevention: opposition and interests in educational policy in Mexico, 1994-2000]
    José Arturo Granados-Cosme
    Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Calzada del Hueso 1100, Col Villa Quietud 04960, Coyoacan, Mexico DF, Mexico
    Cad Saude Publica 23:535-44. 2007
    ..Government has given in to some demands by partially modifying the textbook contents. The current analysis proposes to reflect on the potential repercussions of such actions on the control of the epidemic...
  46. ncbi "Worse than dogs and pigs?" Attitudes toward homosexual practice in Zimbabwe
    Tabona Shoko
    Department of Religious Studies, Classics and Philosophy, University of Zimbabwe, Mt Pleasant, Harare, Zimbabwe
    J Homosex 57:634-49. 2010
    ..Finally, the article will discuss how Christian churches and traditional Shona culture come to terms with homosexual practice today...
  47. ncbi Modes of (in)tolerance: South African Muslims and same-sex relationships
    Elsje Bonthuys
    School of Law, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Cult Health Sex 14:269-82. 2012
    ..Community attitudes to homosexuality usually involve denial and secrecy in order to maintain the social fabric of daily life and relationships between community members...
  48. ncbi Naming, blaming, and claiming in public disputes: the 1998 Maine referendum on civil rights protection for gay men and lesbians
    Carolyn Wiethoff
    Department of Management, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University Bloomington, 47405, USA
    J Homosex 44:61-82. 2002
    ..Finally, I offer suggestions for argument strategies in future campaigns that could strengthen uncommitted voters' support for gay civil rights initiatives...
  49. ncbi Homosexuality: representing the devil or a spiritual gift? Two opposing views in the same Marian devotion
    Judith Samson
    Institute for Gender Studies, Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands
    J Homosex 60:31-50. 2013
    ..85). The devotion to the Lady of All Nations serves as a site for promoting competing discourses ( Hermkens, Jansen, & Notermans, 2009 )...
  50. ncbi Methods of semen collection not based on masturbation or surgical sperm retrieval
    J Gerris
    Department of Obstetrics Gynaecology Fertility, Fertility Clinic, Middelheim Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium
    Hum Reprod Update 5:211-5. 1999
    ..Sperm production techniques such as vibro- and electrostimulation are dealt with elsewhere, as are surgical retrieval techniques used in azoospermia...
  51. pmc Abstinence promotion under PEPFAR: the shifting focus of HIV prevention for youth
    John S Santelli
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Glob Public Health 8:1-12. 2013
    ..Primary prevention programmes within PEPFAR are essential and nations must be able to design HIV prevention based on local needs and prevention science...
  52. ncbi Sexuality and 'silence' among Khasi youth of Meghalaya, Northeast India
    Ryntihlin Jennifer War
    a Department of Allied Health Sciences, Martin Luther Christian University, Meghalaya, India
    Cult Health Sex 15:S351-64. 2013
    ..Many had unrealistic images of what constituted 'normal' sex and also blamed women for rape. The majority of indigenous students expressed the need for non-judgmental fora for discussions on sexual health and for sexuality education. ..
  53. ncbi The association between religiosity, sexual fantasy, participation in sexual acts, sexual enjoyment, exposure, and reaction to sexual materials among black South Africans
    L J Nicholas
    Deputy Vice Chancellor, University of Durban Westville, Durban, South Africa
    J Sex Marital Ther 30:37-42. 2004
    ..Participants who were more religious were less likely to have been exposed to almost all types of sexual material and were more likely to disapprove of almost all types of sexual material...
  54. ncbi "There's a man in my bed": the first experience of sex among Modern-Orthodox newlyweds in Israel
    Ofra Shalev
    Zefat Academic College, Social Work, Zefat, Israel
    J Sex Marital Ther 39:40-55. 2013
    ..The findings might also support professionals and sex therapists in addressing newlywed couples' needs in similar traditional populations...
  55. ncbi Death in the Hippodrome: sexual politics and legal culture in the reign of Mehmet IV
    Marc Baer
    University of California, Irvine
    Past Present 210:61-91. 2011
  56. ncbi Knowledge: a possible tool in shaping medical professionals' attitudes towards homosexuality
    Bojana Dunjić-Kostić
    Clinic for Psychiatry, Clinical Centre of Serbia, Belgrade, Pasterova 2, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia
    Psychiatr Danub 24:143-51. 2012
    ..The study evaluated the medical professionals' knowledge about homosexuality and their attitudes towards it...
  57. pmc Testing two process models of religiosity and sexual behavior
    Sara A Vasilenko
    The Prevention Research Center and Methodology Center, Pennsylvania State University, USA
    J Adolesc 36:667-73. 2013
    ..Testing Two Process Models of Religiosity and Sexual Behavior. ..
  58. pmc Adolescents, contraception and confidentiality: a national survey of obstetrician--gynecologists
    Ryan E Lawrence
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Contraception 84:259-65. 2011
    ....
  59. ncbi Faith-based sex education programs: what they look like and who uses them
    Carol R Freedman-Doan
    Psychology Department, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI 48197, USA
    J Relig Health 52:247-62. 2013
    ..Findings from this study lay the groundwork for exploring whether these programs have an impact on adolescents' sexual behaviors...
  60. ncbi Islam, sexuality, and the marginal positioning of Pengkids and their girlfriends in malaysia
    Yuenmei Wong
    Department of Women s Studies, College of Arts and Humanities, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA
    J Lesbian Stud 16:435-48. 2012
    ....
  61. ncbi My Qarina, my self: The homoerotic as Islamic feminism in Alifa Rifaat's "My World of the Unknown"
    Diya M Abdo
    English Department, Guilford College, Greensboro, North Carolina 27410, USA
    J Lesbian Stud 16:398-415. 2012
    ..Rifaat reinterprets Islamic teachings and Arabic folklore to show how women's sexuality must be revered rather than feared...
  62. ncbi The wages of sin: how the discovery of penicillin reshaped modern sexuality
    Andrew M Francis
    Department of Economics, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 42:5-13. 2013
    ..Together, the findings supported the notion that the discovery of penicillin decreased the cost of syphilis and thereby played an important role in shaping modern sexuality...
  63. ncbi "Maricón," "pájaro," and "loca": Cuban and Puerto Rican linguistic practices, and sexual minority participation, in U.S. Santería
    Salvador Vidal-Ortiz
    Department of Sociology, American University, Washington, DC, USA
    J Homosex 58:901-18. 2011
    ..Through the use of distinctive language to reference all of these populations, we may rethink the relationship between identities and practices, and within that, gender presentations vis a vis identities...
  64. ncbi Coming Out à l'oriental: Maghrebi-French performances of gender, sexuality, and religion
    Denis M Provencher
    Department of Modern Languages, The University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, Maryland 21250, USA
    J Homosex 58:812-33. 2011
    ....
  65. ncbi Paraphilias across cultures: contexts and controversies
    Dinesh Bhugra
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, SE5 8AF, England
    J Sex Res 47:242-56. 2010
    ....
  66. ncbi Marriage and family therapists' comfort working with lesbian and gay male clients: the influence of religious practices and support for lesbian and gay male human rights
    Mary S Green
    Department of Family Sciences, Texas Woman s University, Denton, Texas, USA
    J Homosex 57:1258-73. 2010
    ..When support for lesbian and gay male human rights was considered, the level of religious practices was no longer predictive of comfort working with lesbian and gay male clients...
  67. ncbi Influence of family, religion, and social conformity on client participation in sexual reorientation therapy
    Elaine M Maccio
    School of Social Work, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    J Homosex 57:441-58. 2010
    ..The findings are essential for preparing practitioners in any clinical practice setting to work with clients struggling with their sexuality...
  68. ncbi Identifying the causal pathways from religiosity to delayed adolescent sexual behavior
    Shawnika J Hull
    School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    J Sex Res 48:543-53. 2011
    ..Religiosity at baseline was also negatively associated with scores on the sexual behavior index one year later. These results suggest that religiosity offers protective effects for both coital and noncoital sexual behaviors...
  69. ncbi We are family: I got all my sisters with me!
    Mary Kay Hunyady
    J Lesbian Stud 12:293-300. 2008
    ..Issues of privacy, danger from outside the "family", and being stigmatized are acknowledged. The author comments on the unique qualities of a "cyber-family" and compares the listserv with other kinds of families...
  70. ncbi "Hooking up" among college students: demographic and psychosocial correlates
    Jesse J Owen
    Psychology Department, Gannon University, 109 University Square, Erie, PA 16541, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 39:653-63. 2010
    ..Based on these findings, suggestions for psychoeducational programming are offered. Additionally, directions for future research are provided...
  71. ncbi A unique betrayal: clergy sexual abuse in the context of the catholic religious tradition
    Joseph J Guido
    Department of Psychology, Providence College, Providence, RI 02918 0001, USA
    J Child Sex Abus 17:255-69. 2008
    ..The implications of this violation of meaning are significant for victims of clergy abuse, and are important for therapists to understand. In this sense, healing the mind may also require healing the soul...
  72. ncbi The relation between sexual behavior and religiosity subtypes: a test of the secularization hypothesis
    Melissa A Farmer
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 38:852-65. 2009
    ..Findings suggested that the use of religious subtypes to evaluate religious differences, rather than solely affiliation, may yield useful insights into the link between religion and sexual behavior...
  73. pmc The role of religion in shaping sexual frequency and satisfaction: evidence from married and unmarried older adults
    Michael J McFarland
    Department of Sociology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78705, USA
    J Sex Res 48:297-308. 2011
    ..The study proposes and tests several hypotheses about the relationship between religion and sex among these two groups of older Americans, using nationally representative data from the National Social Life,..
  74. ncbi Dance and sexuality: many moves
    Judith Lynne Hanna
    Departments of Dance and Anthropology, University of Maryland, College Park, Bethesda, MD 20817, USA
    J Sex Res 47:212-41. 2010
    ..Directions for future exploration are addressed...
  75. ncbi Agapé Christian reconciliation conversations: exploring the intersections of culture, religiousness, and homosexual identity in Latino and European americans
    Peter Barbosa
    California School of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merritt College, San Francisco, California 94114, USA
    J Homosex 57:98-116. 2010
    ..The data illustrates a positive trend in changing attitudes towards homosexuality in the Latino Christian community...
  76. ncbi Navigating Islam and same-sex liaisons among men in Turkey
    Tarik Bereket
    Women s College Research Institute, Women s College Hospital, 790 Bay Street, Room 740, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Homosex 55:204-22. 2008
    ....
  77. ncbi Ancient history of congenital adrenal hyperplasia
    Maria I New
    Pediatric Endocrinology, Genetics, and Genomics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1 Gustav L Levy Place, New York, N Y 10029, USA
    Endocr Dev 20:202-11. 2011
    ..Although there are many erudite reports on the history of endocrinology and endocrine disorders, the history of congenital adrenal hyperplasia has not been published. I have tried to review ancient as well as modern history of CAH...
  78. ncbi ["If a woman has a big head": physiognomy and feminine nature in an Assyro-Babylonian text]
    Erica Couto Ferreira
    Institut Universitari d Història J Vicens i Vives, Barcelona
    Asclepio 60:19-36. 2008
    ..On the other hand, I deal with the elements that characterize this female perception, basically, the image of the ideal woman centred on motherhood, and, in close relation to this, the dangers that threaten women's life during pregnancy...
  79. ncbi Exploring the relationship between sexual orientation and religious identities for Jewish lesbian college students
    Elisa S Abes
    Department of Educational Leadership, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio 45056, USA
    J Lesbian Stud 15:205-25. 2011
    ..Suggestions for educational practice are offered...
  80. pmc Divine targets: youth at the centre of Catholic and Pentecostal responses to HIV and AIDS in Brazil
    Miguel Muñoz-Laboy
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Cult Health Sex 13:657-68. 2011
    ..We discuss the political economy of youth in religious institutions' responses to HIV and AIDS within the context of Brazil's high levels of religious mobility as well as the broader, global commodification of spirituality and religion...
  81. ncbi Religious support, motives for having large families, and psychological functioning among religious Jewish mothers
    Jeffery P Bjorck
    Graduate School of Psychology, Fuller Theological Seminary, 180 North Oakland Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    J Relig Health 50:177-94. 2011
    ..Finally, several significant interactions between religious support and maternal motivation emerged and are also discussed...
  82. ncbi Lesbian quarters: on building space, identity, institutional memory and resources
    Elana Dykewomon
    J Lesbian Stud 9:31-43. 2005
    ....
  83. ncbi At the intersection of church and gay: a review of the psychological research on gay and lesbian christians
    Eric M Rodriguez
    Social Science Department, New York City College of Technology, City University of New York, Brooklyn, New York 11201, USA
    J Homosex 57:5-38. 2010
    ....
  84. ncbi Religion, HIV/AIDS and sexual risk-taking among men in Ghana
    Stephen Obeng Gyimah
    Department of Sociology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Biosoc Sci 42:531-47. 2010
    ..This finding could benefit programmatic and policy formulation regarding AIDS prevention in Ghana...
  85. ncbi Male genital self-mutilation as a psychotic solution
    Erol Ozan
    Ataturk University, School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Erzurum, Turkey
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 47:297-303. 2010
    ..The eponym Klingsor Syndrome, which involves the presence of religious delusions, is proposed for GSM...
  86. ncbi Rights to emergency contraception
    Edith Weisberg
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 106:160-3. 2009
    ....
  87. ncbi Thunder among the pines: defining a pan-Asian soma
    Frederick Dannaway
    University of Delaware, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 41:67-84. 2009
    ..Japan's tradition of esoteric Buddhism can thus be seen to have preserved and incorporated the soma/amrita mushroom lore into its own traditions of mountain ascetic mystics...
  88. ncbi Religious teachings and influences on the ABCs of HIV prevention in Malawi
    Jenny Trinitapoli
    Arizona State University, School of Social and Family Dynamics, Tempe, AZ 85287 3701, USA
    Soc Sci Med 69:199-209. 2009
    ....
  89. ncbi Irish university students' support for the human rights of lesbian women and gay men
    Todd G Morrison
    School of Psychology, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    J Homosex 56:387-400. 2009
    ..Limitations of this study and avenues for further inquiry are articulated...
  90. ncbi The charisma and deception of reparative therapies: when medical science beds religion
    André P Grace
    Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services at University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    J Homosex 55:545-80. 2008
    ..Spitzer's research. I conclude with a consideration of research needed to measure whether efficacious change in sexual orientation is possible...
  91. ncbi Religiosity, sexual behaviors, and sexual attitudes during emerging adulthood
    Eva S Lefkowitz
    Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Sex Res 41:150-9. 2004
    ..The findings support reference group theory and highlight the importance of considering the specific constructs of religiosity and sexuality assessed in studies of these topics...
  92. ncbi Gene-environment contributions to young adult sexual partnering
    Carolyn T Halpern
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 8120, 27599 7445, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7445, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 36:543-54. 2007
    ..These findings underscore the necessity of using more comprehensive multiple gene-multiple life experience approaches to investigations of complex behaviors such as sexual patterns...
  93. ncbi [The place of Margaret of Navarre's Comedy of Four Women (1542) in the discourse on voluntary celibacy as a model of felicity from Ariosto to Gabrielle Suchon]
    Brenda Dunn-Lardeau
    Renaiss Reform 26:113-39. 2002
  94. ncbi The impact of the clergy abuse scandal on parish communities
    Paul M Kline
    Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    J Child Sex Abus 17:290-300. 2008
    ..These themes are examined through the prism of selected literature and implications for promoting personal and institutional recovery are discussed...
  95. ncbi Family, cultural and gender role aspects in the context of HIV risk among African American women of unidentified HIV status: an exploratory qualitative study
    S L Jarama
    NOVA Research Company, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    AIDS Care 19:307-17. 2007
    ..HIV-prevention messages that consider their views of relationships, gender roles, sexual abuse history and the role of the church are suggested...
  96. ncbi Break the silence: HIV/AIDS knowledge, attitudes, and educational needs among Arab university students in United Arab Emirates
    Maria Ganczak
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Public Health, Pomeranian Medical University, Szczecin, Poland
    J Adolesc Health 40:572.e1-8. 2007
    ....
  97. ncbi Gay, Orthodox, and trembling: the rise of Jewish Orthodox gay consciousness, 1970s-2000s
    Yaakov Ariel
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3175, USA
    J Homosex 52:91-109. 2007
    ..Amazingly, since the 1970s, thousands of gays and lesbians have given up on liberal environments and joined the ranks of traditionalist Jewish congregations...
  98. ncbi Religiosity, denominational affiliation and sexual behaviors among people with HIV in the United States
    Frank H Galvan
    Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, 1731 East 120th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    J Sex Res 44:49-58. 2007
    ..We did not observe a difference between Catholics and Evangelicals in the three sexual behaviors investigated. Results suggest that religiosity and some religious teachings may promote safer sex among people with HIV...
  99. ncbi Reclaiming the past to inform the future: contemporary views of Maori sexuality
    Clive Aspin
    National Institute of Research Excellence for Maori Development and Advancement, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Cult Health Sex 9:415-27. 2007
    ..The implications of these findings for the sexual rights and health of indigenous peoples, as well as for the ongoing development of Maori communities, is discussed...
  100. pmc Male circumcision, religion, and infectious diseases: an ecologic analysis of 118 developing countries
    Paul K Drain
    University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 6:172. 2006
    ..Most studies have been limited in size and have not adequately controlled for religion, so these relationships remain unclear...
  101. ncbi Associations between religiosity and sexuality in a representative sample of Australian adults
    Richard O de Visser
    Department of Psychology, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
    Arch Sex Behav 36:33-46. 2007
    ..The results of this study highlight the importance of considering not only religion or religiosity, but the intersection between these two variables...

Research Grants20

  1. Nonmarital Childbearing: Social Policy & Union Formation
    Jennifer Manlove; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In an era of continued reforms to welfare legislation, research and policy communities will benefit from our policy-relevant empirical research, which is based on theory and is grounded in the research literature. ..
  2. Measuring Oral Disease Burden for Planning Services
    Michael Ross; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The principal investigator is based in Houston, Texas (USA) and the collaborators are based in Cape Town (South Africa), Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), and London (UK). ..
  3. Contraceptive Use Patterns Among Teens and Young Adults
    Jennifer Manlove; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. Men's Migration and Women's HIV/AIDS Risks in Mozambique
    Victor Agadjanian; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..They will also provide invaluable information for interventions aimed at reducing HIV/AIDS risks among rural African women. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  5. Ethnicity, Marriage, and Fertility in Kazakhstan
    Victor Agadjanian; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The proposed project will constitute a necessary initial step toward a more comprehensive study of sociodemographic adjustments to dramatic societal changes and will therefore lead to a subsequent NIH application. ..
  6. Religious Organizations and HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care
    Victor Agadjanian; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The recommendations resulting from the project will be disseminated for possible applications in various parts of Mozambique. ..
  7. WAR, FORCED MIGRATION, AND HIV/AIDS RISKS IN ANGOLA
    Victor Agadjanian; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..To achieve these objectives survey and qualitative data will be collected in two peri-urban municipalities of Luanda--one populated mainly by IDPs and another populated mainly by non-IDPs. ..
  8. Research to Practice: An Indicated Prevention Program
    Denise Hallfors; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Process evaluation data will be analyzed to assess how different school and teacher program adaptations affect outcomes. ..
  9. HIV in Young Adulthood: Pathways and Prevention
    Denise Hallfors; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  10. A Computer-Based Parent/Adolescent HIV Communication Intervention for Latinos
    Antonia Villarruel; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This is an important effort in reducing HIV sexual risk for Latino adolescents. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  11. Ethnography of Men Who Have Sex With Male-to-Female Transgender Individuals
    Miguel Munoz Laboy; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  12. Community Influences on Young People's HIV/AIDS Knowledge, Attitudes & Practices
    Robert Stephenson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  13. Community factors shaping the sexual behavior of males
    Robert Stephenson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  14. HIV Risk in Heterosexual Salvadorian Men
    SONIA JARAMA; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Study findings will inform prevention programming aimed at Salvadorean men to reduce the risk for HIV infection for themselves and their sexual partners. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  15. STD-related care seeking among adolescents in Baltimore
    SHAYNA CUNNINGHAM; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..A greater understanding of these processes will assist program planners in the development of more effective prevention and control services. ..
  16. Reducing HIV Risk among Mexican Youth
    Antonia Villarruel; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  17. Clinical Research in Human Fertility
    Joseph Stanford; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Standford to develop his skills and gain the expertise needed to accomplish his goals. ..
  18. GENDER ROLE DEVELOPMENT & HIV RISK IN EMERGING ADULTHOOD
    EVA LEFKOWITZ; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  19. REDUCING HIV RISK AMONG LATINO YOUTH
    Antonia Villarruel; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..