Publications from The Center for Sexuality 

and Health Disparities

2019

October 2019

Demographic and Behavioral Profiles of Nonbinary and Binary Transgender Youth

Kieran Todd, Sarah M. Peitzmeier, Shanna K. Kattari, Michael Miller-Peruse, Akshay Sharma, and Rob Stephenson

Transgender Health
Underutilization of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Services Among Transgender and Nonbinary Youth: Findings from Project Moxie and TechStep

Keith J. Horvath, PhD, Kieran Todd, Sean Arayasirikul, Nicholas W. Cotta, and Rob Stephenson

Transgender Health
Acceptability and Feasibility of a Telehealth Intervention for Sexually Transmitted Infection Testing Among Male Couples: Protocol for a Pilot Study

Stephen Sullivan, Patrick Sullivan and Rob Stephenson

JMIR Research Protocols
Associations Between Violence and HIV Risk Behaviors Differ by Perpetrator Among Russian Sex Workers

Sarah M. Peitzmeier, Andrea L. Wirtz, Alena Peryshkina, Susan Sherman, Elizabeth Colantuoni, Chris Beyrer and Michele R. Decker

AIDS and Behavior

September 2019

Associations Between Violence and HIV Risk Behaviors Differ by Perpetrator Among Russian Sex Workers

Sarah M. Peitzmeier, Andrea L. Wirtz, Alena Peryshkina, Susan Sherman, Elizabeth Colantuoni, Chris Beyrer and Michele R. Decker

AIDS and Behavior
Intimate Relationship Dynamics and Changing Desire for Pregnancy Among Young Women

Barber, J. S., Miller, W., Kusunoki, Y., Hayford, S. R., & Guzzo, K. B

Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health
Healthcare providers and community perspectives on expedited partner therapy (EPT) for use with gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men

Kristi E Gamarel, Raha Mouzoon, Alejandro Rivas, Rob Stephenson, Okeoma Mmeje

Health Services Research

August 2019

The Unaddressed Needs of Alcohol-Using Couples on Antiretroviral Therapy in Malawi: Formative Research on Multilevel Interventions

Conroy, A. A., Ruark, A., McKenna, S. A., Tan, J. Y., Darbes, L. A., Hahn, J. A., & Mkandawire, J.

AIDS and Behavior

July 2019

Recruitment and Enrollment of a National Sample of Transgender Youth via Social Media: Experiences from Project Moxie.

Miller-Perusse, M., Horvath, K. J., Chavanduka, T., & Stephenson, R. 

Transgender Health
Recruitment and Enrollment of a National Sample of Transgender Youth via Social Media: Experiences from Project Moxie.

Miller-Perusse, M., Horvath, K. J., Chavanduka, T., & Stephenson, R. 

Transgender Health
Recruitment and Enrollment of a National Sample of Transgender Youth via Social Media: Experiences from Project Moxie.

Miller-Perusse, M., Horvath, K. J., Chavanduka, T., & Stephenson, R. 

Transgender Health
Cigarette Smoking Among Youth at the Intersection of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Christopher W. Wheldon, Ryan J. Watson, Jessica N. Fish, and Kristi Gamarel

LGBT Health

June 2019

Is Intimate Partner Violence a Barrier to Breastfeeding? An Analysis of the 2015 Indian National Family Health Survey

Nicholas Metheny and Rob Stephenson

Journal of Family Medicine
Concordance in the Reporting of Intimate Partner Violence among Male-Male Couples

Rob Stephenson, A. Sharma, M. J. Mimiaga, R. Garofalo, E. Brown, A. Bratcher, T. Wimbly, M. A. Hidalgo, S. Hoehnle, J. Thai, P. S. Sullivan & N. A. Suarez

Journal of Family Violence
Threat and impact of HIV compared to other health conditions among an online sample of gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men in the U.S.

Erin M. Kahle, Nicholas Suarez, Akshay Sharma, Stephen Sullivan & Rob Stephenson

AIDS Care

May 2019

Injecting-related trust, cooperation, intimacy, and power as key factors influencing risk perception among drug injecting partnerships.

Morris MD, Andrew E, Tan JY, Maher L, Hoff C, Darbes L, Page K.  

PLOS One
Acceptability and Feasibility of Self-Collecting Biological Specimens for HIV, Sexually Transmitted Infection, and Adherence Testing Among High-Risk Populations (Project Caboodle!): Protocol for an Exploratory Mixed-Methods Study

Akshay Sharma, MBBS, MPH, PhD ;  Rob Stephenson, MSc, PhD ;  Gregory Sallabank, MA ;  Leland Merrill, BA ;  Stephen Sullivan, MPH ;  Monica Gandhi, MD, MPH

JMIR Research Protocols
Applying a deviance framework to understand modern contraceptive use in sub-Saharan Africa

Tamar Goldenberg and Rob Stephenson

PLOS One

April 2019

Results of a Couples-Based Randomized Controlled Trial Aimed to Increase Testing for HIV

Lynae Darbes; Nuala McGrath; Victoria Hosegood; Mallory Johnson; Katherine Fritz; Thulani Ngubane; Heidi van Rooyen

JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes

March 2019

Do Male Couples Agree on Their Sexual Agreements? An Analysis of Dyadic Data

Akshay Sharma, Robert Garofalo, Marco A. Hidalgo, Samuel Hoehnle, Matthew J. Mimiaga, Emily Brown, Jennie Thai, Anna Bratcher, Taylor Wimbly, Patrick S. Sullivan, Rob Stephenson

Archives of Sexual Behavior
Examining attitudes, norms, and perceived control: Young African American males’ views of social media as a mode for condom use education

Jade C. Burns and Denise Saint Arnault

Cogent Social Sciences
A Pilot Randomized Trial of Intervention Components Addressing Drug Use in Couples HIV Testing and Counseling (CHTC) with Male Couples.

Tyrel J. Starks, Trey V. Dellucci, Sugandha Gupta, Gabriel Robles, Rob Stephenson, Patrick S. Sullivan, Jeffrey T. Parsons

AIDS and Behavior
3032 MKit: Pilot Results of Primary Prevention Sexual Violence WebApp

Munro-Kramer, Michelle & Cannon, Lindsay & Bauermeister, Jose & Kusunoki, Yasamin & Ngo, Quyen & Stephenson, Rob

Journal of Clinical and Translational Science

February 2019

Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation, Mental Health, and Bullying as Predictors of Partner Violence in a Representative Sample of Youth

Walls, N. E., Atteberry-Ash, B., Kattari, S. K., Peitzmeier, S., Kattari, L., & Langenderfer-Magruder, L.

Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research
Primary HIV prevention in pregnant and lactating Ugandan women: A randomized trial

Jaco Homsy , Rachel King, Femke Bannink, Zikulah Namukwaya, Eric Vittinghof, Alexander Amone, Francis Ojok, Gordon Rukundo, Sharon Amama, Juliane Etima, Joyce Matovu, Fitti Weissglas, Lawrence Ojom, Pamela Atim, Lynae Darbes, Josaphat Byamugisha, George Rutherford, Elly Katabira, Mary Glenn Fowler, the PRIMAL Study Team

PLOS One
Relationship Dynamics in the Context of Binge Drinking and Polydrug Use Among Same-Sex Male Couples in Atlanta, Boston, and Chicago

Matthew J. Mimiaga, Nicolas Suarez, Robert Garofalo, John Frank, Adedotun Ogunbajo, Emily Brown, Anna Bratcher, Dana Pardee, Marco A. Hidalgo, Sam Hoehnle, Arjee Restar, Taylor Wimbly, Jennie Thai, Patrick S. Sullivan, Rob Stephenson

Archives of Sexual Behavior
Sexual Concurrency and Contraceptive Use Among Young Adult Women

Abigail Weitzman, Jennifer Barber & Yasamin Kusunoki

Demography
Adapting a Sexual Violence Primary Prevention Program to Ghana Utilizing the  ADAPT-ITT Framework

Michelle L. Munro-Kramer, Sarah D. Rominski,Abdul-Aziz Seidu, Eugene K. M. Darteh, Anne Huhman, and Rob Stephenson

Violence Against Women
Variations in Testing for HIV and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections Across Gender Identity Among Transgender Youth

Akshay Sharma, Erin Kahle, Kieran Todd, Sarah Peitzmeier, & Rob Stephenson

Transgender Health

January 2019

Severity of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drug Use Disorders Among Sexual Minority Individuals and Their ‘‘Not Sure’’ Counterparts

Carol J. Boyd, PhD, Philip T. Veliz, PhD, Rob Stephenson, PhD, Tonda L. Hughes, PhD, and Sean Esteban McCabe, PhD

LGBT Health
The Development and Testing of a Relationship Skills Intervention to Improve HIV Prevention Uptake Among Young Gay, Bisexual, and Other Men Who Have Sex With Men and Their Primary Partners (We Prevent): Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial.

Gamarel KE,  Darbes LA,  Hightow-Weidman L,  Sullivan P,  Stephenson R 

JMIR Research Protocols
Cognitive and Emotional Factors Associated with Sexual Risk-Taking Behaviors Among Young Men Who Have Sex with Men

Tamar Goldenberg, Rob Stephenson &Jose Bauermeister

Archives of Sexual Behavior

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