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Anu Gomez presents at YTH Live 2013

Dr. Anu Manchikanti Gomez, Research Assistant Sara Finlayson, and former interns Jennifer Clark and Cameron Hartofelis presented their research on young women’s knowledge of, attitudes toward, and interest in intrauterine devices at the YTH Live 2013 conference in San Francisco, April 7-9, 2013. Learn more about the Reframing the IUD Initiative and check out her […]

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Maneuvering Moral Panics: My experience at ASU’s Moral Panics of Sexuality Conference

Originally posted on the NSRC website, October 2011 By Robin Darling, MA Sexuality Studies, CREGS Staff On Friday, October 7th, 2011 I had the pleasure of attending the Moral Panics of Sexuality Conference at Arizona State University. This one day conference was packed full of presentations from various students, faculty, and independent researchers on a […]

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Public health lifeguard: Chad Campbell and HIV prevention research

By Stephanie Fisher on November 1, 2011  Chad Campbell doesn’t want to pull people out of the river.  He wants to figure out why they’re falling in. Chad is the project director of the You & Me Study at the Center for Research on Gender and Sexuality.  He is also a master’s student in SFSU’s public health […]

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Gay-Themed Children’s Literature in the Elementary Classroom: An Impossibility?

By: Gabriel Flores, Ed.D. *Originally posted on NSRC, January, 2012 One day, my student’s mother came to me in mid June. School was almost out and she asked if she could speak with me. When I saw the mother coming toward me, I knew what she wanted to talk about…gay-themed children’s literature. I was ready though. […]

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Tom Johnson Starts off Seminar Series With a Bang!

CREGS kicked off the Fall 2012 Seminar Series on Gender and Sexuality on September 10th, 2012 with cultural anthropologist, Tom Johnson giving a talk entitled “Gender Identities Beyond the Binary”. After his retirement from teaching Japanese Studies at Cal State Chico, Dr. Johnson stumbled upon this topic that was poorly understood and decided to pursue […]

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Andrew Jolivette Seminar a Success!

CREGS’ second Seminar of the series presented Andrew J. Jolivette, a Sociologist and Associate Professor and Chair of American Indian Studies at SFSU where he is affiliated member with Race & Resistance Studies in the Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership. Dr. Jolivette is currently working on his fourth book, Indian Blood: Mixed Race Gay Men, […]

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Dr. Kimberly Balsam Concludes our Seminar Series!

Dr. Kimberly Balsam has been researching LGBT Psychology since 1999 with specific interests in victimization, minority stress, diversity within the LGBT community, health disparities, and same-sex couples and families. For our Seminar, Dr. Balsam was prepared to share some difficulties she’s come across for researchers in her field. First off, operationally defining and measuring sexual […]

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Sujatha Jesudason Inspires Audience!

 Sujatha Jesudason Questions Feminist Theory Behind Sex-Selection According to Jesudasen’s findings, sex-selection is completed through 1) sperm sorting (pre-fertilization, separate the X & Y carrying sperm), 2) Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis (the fertilized eggs sit for 3 days in a dish, then specialists use the male or female fertilized egg for insemination), 3) ultrasound results affecting […]

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Panel: Being Trans and Under 30 in the San Francisco Bay Area

When & Where: CREGS will be hosting a Panel on December 10th from 6pm – 7:30pm at the Downtown SFSU Campus, 835 Market Street, on the 6th floor, Room #609. What: Our Panelists will be discussing issues surrounding the younger generation of Transgender and Transsexual community such as misrepresentation, lack of social and political rights, […]

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Abstinence Mission at Odds with Evidence: Sticky Shame and Forbidden Pleasures

by Lynn Koller, PhD Abstinence-only-until-marriage (AOUM) programs made prevalent over the last decade remain widespread in U.S. public schools, despite failure to demonstrate effectiveness at reducing the onset of teenage sexual activity or decreasing unplanned pregnancies or the transmission of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) (Kirby, 2007; Trenholm, et al., 2007). These programs remain popular in […]

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