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LGBTQ people, families, and communities in
RESEARCH AND POLICY
With multiple coauthors, I examine the effects of LGBT-related policies on health and health disparities in the US.
I provide expert testimony for the court in asylum cases involving sexual and gender minority African nationals.
This NIH-funded study examines health and aging among 50 to 76 year old LGBT adults living in the US South.
sociologist. EDUCATOR.thought leader.
I am studying how LGBTQ populations, including older adults, students, and 18+ adults, are changing their social and sexual behaviors in response to Covid-19.
The pandemic has dramatically altered the social lives of Americans and added additional economic pressures. In a series of new papers with Jonathan Metzl and others, we consider how pandemic measures affected American gun violence and how mental health research on gun violence needs to adapt to the pandemic context.
I have several long-term projects related to LGBT health, rights, policy, and organizing in Malawi,
Mozambique, Nigeria, and Senegal.