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Current Research Opportunities

Discrimination, Victimization, and Suicidality in the LGBTQ Population

You are invited to participate in an investigation of experiences of discrimination, victimization, and suicidality. We are particularly interested in the experiences of LGBTQ-identified individuals. Participation is completely voluntary. You do not need to answer every question and you are free to stop taking the survey at any time. In addition, this survey is anonymous, and no personal identifiers will be linked to your survey responses. This survey will take between 20-45 minutes to complete.

In order to participate in the study, you must:

  1. Identify as LGBTQ
  2. Be 18 years of age or older

Every 25th individual to complete the study will also be eligible to receive a $20 Amazon gift card. Email addresses must be provided to be eligible. Your email will not be linked to your survey responses.

This study is being conducted by Amanda Peterson, B.S., a clinical psychology student in the Department of Psychology at the University of South Florida. Feel free to contact the primary investigator through email (amandayeager@mail.usf.edu) if you have any questions about the study. This study has been approved by the Institutional Review Board of the University of South Florida (Pro #00034467). If you are interested in participating in this study, please click on the following link: https://usf.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4IsLwBzlsuzvwWx

We are the Mobile Messaging for Men (M3) Project, a research study at the University of Michigan's Center for Sexuality & Health Disparities. The M3 project is a randomized controlled trial of a smartphone-based app which aims to evaluate the use and effectiveness of sexual health messaging for HIV prevention. We are currently seeking gay and bisexual men, 18 years or older, to participate in this project. Participants will be compensated monetarily for their time (up to $140) and can receive free at home HIV/STI tests, condoms and lube. To see if you are eligible, please take this short survey:  http://sgiz.mobi/s3/M3SpectrumCenter.

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University are conducting an online study of the experiences of transgender, gender non-binary, genderqueer, gender nonconforming, and gender fluid adults. The study involves completing online questionnaires about your experiences and emotions. In order to complete it, you must be at least 18 years of age. The study should take about 45–60 minutes to complete. You will have the option of including your contact information in order to be entered into a raffle for a gift card. The information gathered from this study may help us to better understand the experiences of transgender, genderqueer, gender nonconforming, gender fluid, and gender non-binary individuals.For more information please go to: https://cwru.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_di3pqxxIqXBydkp