Doull M, Wolowic J, Saewyc E, Rosario M, Prescot T, Ybarra M. (2017) Why girls choose not to use barriers to prevent STI transmission during female-to-female sex. Journal of Adolescent Health.
By Monica Shannon on January 4, 2018
Abstract Purpose Using data from a national qualitative study of lesbian, bisexual, and other sexual minority adolescent girls in the U.S., this study examined their awareness of the risk of sexually transmitted infection (STI) and opportunities for barrier use. Methods Online asynchronous focus groups were conducted with lesbian and bisexual (LB) girls ages 14–18 years. […]
Ybarra M, Rosario M, Saewyc E, Goodenow C. (2016). Sexual behaviors and partner characteristics among lesbian, bisexual, and other sexual minority adolescent women compared to their heterosexual peers. Journal of Adolescent Health. 58(3): 310-16.
By jacqueline marchioni on October 26, 2016
Purpose Data suggest that lesbian and bisexual adolescents engage in risky sexual behaviors at higher rates than heterosexual girls. Whether these findings also apply to girls of other sexual identities is less well understood. Potential differences in risky sexual behaviors reported by lesbian versus bisexual adolescents are also underreported in the literature. Methods Data were […]
Rosario, M., Corliss, H.L., Everett, B.G., Russell, S.T., Buchting, F.O., & Birkett, M.A. (2014). Mediation by peer violence victimization of sexual orientation disparities in cancer-related tobacco, alcohol, and sexual risk behaviors: Pooled Youth Risk Behavior Surveys. American Journal of Public Health, 104, 1113-1123.
By Sania Ahmed on June 30, 2014
Objectives: We examined the role of adolescent peer violence victimization (PVV) in sexual orientation disparities in cancer-related tobacco, alcohol, and sexual risk behaviors. Methods: We pooled data from the 2005 and 2007 Youth Risk Behavior Surveys. We classified youths with any same-sex sexual attraction, partners, or identity as sexual minority and the remainder as heterosexual. […]
Russell, S.T., Everett, B.G., Rosario, M., & Birkett, M. (2014). Indicators of victimization and sexual orientation among adolescents: Analyses from Youth Risk Behavior Surveys. American Journal of Public Health, 104, 255-261.
By Sania Ahmed on March 27, 2014
Objectives: We used nuanced measures of sexual minority status to examine disparities in victimization and their variations by gender, age, and race/ethnicity. Methods: We conducted multivariate analyses of pooled data from the 2005 and 2007 Youth Risk Behavior Surveys. Results: Although all sexual minorities reported more fighting, skipping school because they felt unsafe, and having […]