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Sexuality and inequality research

College Men Having Sex with Men: Are They Exclusively Tops or Bottoms? (No)

Being "versatile" is common among college men who have sex with men. Read More

Responses to my presidential address

England responds to the questions posed after her address at the 2015 ASA meetings, "Sometimes the social becomes personal." Read More

Women’s Sexual Orientation and Sexual Behavior: How Well Do They Match?

Evidence for recurrent mismatch between identity and behavior. Read More

Women’s Queer Sexuality in College

From a survey of more than 20,000 students on 21 campuses: what women have done sexually with women, and with men, by sexual orientation. Read More

What Percent of College Women are Sexually Assaulted in College?

A spotlight is now on sexual assault in college, as college administrators, students, parents, activists, the media, and federal educational regulators all grapple with the … Read More

Hookups, sex, and relationships at college

What is going on in today’s heterosexual college scene, which features both casual “hookups” and exclusive relationships?  How does gender structure students’ experiences? We’ll give … Read More

Class and sex for young women

Welcome to our new research blog, “Sexuality and inequality research.” Our focus is on how sexuality is affected by various inequalities—class, gender, race, … Read More