How many lesbians/gays?

Copen, C.E. et al. “Sexual Behavior, Sexual Attraction, and Sexual Orientation Among Adults Aged18-44 in the United States: Data from the 2011-2013 National Survey of Family Growth,” National Health Statistics Report (2016) 7:1.

Gates, G.J. “How Many People Are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender?” The Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law, 2011.

Spiegelhalter, D. “Is 10% of the Population Really Gay?” The Guardian. April 5, 2015.

Ward, B.W. et al. “Sexual Orientation and Health Among U.S. Adults: National Health Interview Survey, 2013,” National Health Statistics Report, #77, July 15, 2014.

Straight vs. gays/lesbians: Any differences in sexual satisfaction?

Cardell, M. et al. “Sex-Role Identity, Sex-Role Behavior, and Satisfaction in Heterosexual, Lesbian, and Gay Male Couples,” Psychology of Women Quarterly (1981) 5:488.

Coleman, E.M. et al. “Arousability and Sexual Satisfaction in Lesbian and Heterosexual Women,” Journal of Sex Research (1983) 19:58.

Duffy, S.M et al. “Satisfaction and Commitment in Homosexual and Heterosexual Relationships,” Journal of Homosexuality (1985-86) 12:1.

Henderson, A.W. et al. “Ecological Models of Sexual Satisfaction Among Lesbian/Bisexual and Heterosexual Women,” Archives of Sexual Behavior (2009) 38:50.

Holmberg, D. et al. “Women’s Sexual Satisfaction as a Predictor of Well-Being in Same-Sex Versus Mixed-Sex Relationships,” Journal of Sex Research (2010) 47:1.

Holmberg, D. and K.L. Blair. “Sexual Desire, Communication, Satisfaction, and Preferences of Men and Women in Same-Sex Versus Mixed-Sex Relationships,” Journal of Sex Research (2009) 46:57.

Hurlbert, D.F. “Female Sexuality: A Comparative Study Between Women in Homosexual and Heterosexual Relationships,” Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy (1993) 19:315.

Henderson, A.W. et al. “Ecological Models of Sexual Satisfaction Among Leswbian/Bisexual and Heterosexual Women,” Archives of Sexual Behavior (2009) 38:50.

Holmberg, D. and K.L. Blair. “Sexual Desire, Communication, Satisfaction and Preferences of Men and Women in Same-Sex vs. Mixed-Sex Relationships,” Journal of Sex Research (2009) 46:57.

Kurdek, L.A. “Areas of Conflict for Gay, Lesbian, and Heterosexual Couples: What Couples Argue About Influences Relationship Satisfaction,” Journal of Marriage and Family (1994) 56:923.

Kurdek, L.A. “Relationship Quality of Partners in Heterosexual Married, Heterosexual Cohabitating, and Gay and Lesbian Relationships,” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (1986) 51:711.

Kurdek, L.A. and J.P. Schmitt. “Early Development of Relationship Quality in Heterosexual Married, Heterosexual Cohabitating, Gay, and Lesbian Couples,” Developmental Psychology (1986) 22:305.

Kurdek, L.A. “Relationship Outcomes and Their Predictors: Longitudinal Evidence from Heterosexual Married, Gay Cohabitating, and Lesbian Cohabitating Couples,” Journal of Marriage and Family (1998) 60:553.

Leigh, B.C. “Reasons for Having and Avoiding Sex: Gender, Sexual Orientation, and Relationship to Sexual Behavior,” Journal of Sex Research (1989) 26:199.

Metz, M.E. et al. “Differences in Conflict-Resolution Styles Among Heterosexual, Gay, and Lesbian Couples,” Journal of Sex Research (1994) 31:293.

Bisexuality

Blow, C. “Sexual Attraction and Fluidity,” New York Times, Sept. 7, 2015.

Cerny, J.A. and E. Janssen. “Patterns of Sexual Arousal in Homosexual, Bisexual, and Heterosexual Men,” Archives of Sexual Behavior (2011) 40:687.

Ciocca, G. et al. “Bisexuality Among a Cohort of University Students: Prevalence and Psychological Distress,” International Journal of Impotence Research (2017) epub ahead of print.

Denizet-Lewis, B. “The Scientific Quest to Prove Bisexuality Exists,” New York Times Magazine, March, 20, 2014.

Diamond, L. “Female Bisexuality from Adolescence to Adulthood: Results from a 10-Year Longitudinal Study,” Developmental Psychology (2008) 44:5.

Rieger, G. et al. “Sexual Arousal Patterns of Bisexual Men,” Psychological Science (2005) 16:579.

Rodriguez Rust, P.C. “Bisexuality: The State of the Union,” Annual Review of Sex Research (2002) 13:180.

Rosenthal, A.M. et al. “Sexual Arousal Patterns of Bisexual Men Revisited,” Biological Psychology (2011) 88:112.

Transgender

Gates, G.J. “How Many People Are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender?” The Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law, 2011.

https://www.vice.com/en_nz/article/a3kve8/how-transitioning-affects-sex-drive-and-porn-consumption

De Cuypere, G. et al. “Prevalence and Demography of Trans-sexualism in Belgium,” European Psychiatry (2007) 22:137.

Bakker A et al. “The Prevalence of Trans-sexualism in The Netherlands,” Acta Psychiatry Scandinavia (1993) 87:237.

Kuyper L. and C. Wijsen. “Gender Identities and Gender Dysphoria in the Netherlands,” Archives of Sexual Behavior (2014) 43:377.

Motta, G. et al. “Does Testosterone Treatment Increase Anger Expression in a Poplation of Transgender Men?” Journal of Sexual Medicine (2018) 15:94.

Wilson, C. “The Reluctant Transgender Role Model,” New York Times, May 6, 2011. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/08/fashion/08CHAZ.html

 

Shields JP et al. “Estimating Population Size and Demographic Characteristics of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth in Middle School,” Journal of Adolescent Health (2013) 52:248.

Intersex

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intersex

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Asexuality

Aiken, C.R.H. et al. “Who Reports Absence of Sexual Attraction in Britain? Evidence from National Probability Surveys,” Psychology & Sexuality (2013) 4:121.

Bogaert, A.F. “Asexuality: What It Is and Why It Matters,” Journal of Sex Research (2015) 52:362.

Bogaert, A.F. “Asexuality: Prevalence and Associated Factors in a National Probability Sample,” Journal of Sex Research (2004) 41:279.

Borg, C. et al. “Sexual Aversion and the DSM-5:And Excluded Disorder with Unabated Relevance as a Trans-Diagnostic Symptom,” Archives of Sexual Behavior (2014) 43:1223.

Brotto, L. et al. “Asexuality: A Mixed-Methods Approach,” Archives of Sexual Behavior (2010) 39:599.

Brotto, L. and M.A. Yule. “Physiological and Subjective Sexual Arousal in Self-Identified Asexual Women,” Archives of Sexual Behavior (2011) 40:699.

Bulmer, M and K. Izuma. “Implicit and Explicit Attitudes Toward Sex and Romance in Asexuals,” Journal of Sex Research (2018) 55:962.

Chasin, C.J.D. “Theoretical Issues in the Study of Asexuality,” Archives of Sexual Behavior (2011) 40:713.

Chou, K.L. et al. “Lifetime Abstention from Sexual Intercourse and Health in Middle-Age and Older Adults: Results from Wave 2 of the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions,” Archives of Sexual Behavior (2014) 43:891.

Gupta, K. “What Does Asexuality Teach Us About Sexual Disinterest? Recommendations for Health Professionals Based on a Qualitative Study with Asexually Identified People,” Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy (2017) 43:1.

Hoglund, J. et al. “Finnish Women and Men Who Self-Report No Sexual Attraction in the Past 12 Months: Prevalence, Relationship Status, and Sexual Behavior History,” Archives of Sexual Behavior (2014) 43:879.

Poston, D.L. and Baumle, A.K. “Patterns of Asexuality in the United States,” Demographic Research (2010) 23:509.

Prause, N. and C.A. Graham. “Asexuality: Classification and Characterization,” Archives of Sexual Behavior (2007) 36:341.

Van Houdenhove, E. “Stories About Asexuality: A Qualitative Study on Asexual Women,” Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy (2015) 41:262.

Yule, M.A. et al. “Sexual Fantasy and Masturbation Among Asexual Individuals: An In-Depth Exploration,” Archives of Sexual Behavior (2017) 46:311.