Social support for relationships

Blair, K.L. & Holmberg, D. (in press). What Would You Know About It? Managing Ingroup vs. Outgroup Perceived Support of Same-Sex vs. Mixed-Sex Romantic Relationships. GLBT Family Studies. PDF.

Blair, K.L., Holmberg, D., & Pukall, C.F. (2018). Support processes in same-sex and mixed-sex relationships: Type and source matters. Personal Relationships, 25(3), 374-393. PDF.

Holmberg, D. & Blair, K.L. (2016). Dynamics of perceived social network support for same-sex versus mixed-sex relationships. Personal Relationships, 23(1), 62-83. Access through publisher

Blair, K.L. & Pukall, C.F. (2015). Family matters, but sometimes chosen family matters more: Perceived social network influence in the dating decisions of same- and mixed-sex couples. Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality. 

Blair, K.L., & Holmberg, D. (2008). Perceived social network support and well-being in same-sex versus mixed-sex relationships. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 25 (5), 769-781. 

Prejudice: predictors, consequences & interventions

Blair, K.L. & Hoskin, R.A. (2018). Transgender exclusion from the world of dating: Patterns of acceptance and rejection of hypothetical trans dating partners as a function of sexual and gender identityJournal of Social and Personal Relationships. PDF

McDermott, D., Brooks, A.S., Rohleder, P., Blair, K.L., Hoskin, R.A., & McDonagh, L.K. (2018). Ameliorating transnegativity: Assessing the immediate and extended efficacy of a pedagogic prejudice reduction interventionPsychology & Sexuality. PDF

Blair, K.L. (2017). Did Secretary Clinton lose to a 'Basket of Deplorables'? An examination of islamophobia, homophobia, sexism, & conservative ideology in the 2016 US presidential election. Psychology & Sexuality, 8(4), 334-355. PDF          Video Abstract

O'Handley, B.M.*, Blair, K.L., & Hoskin, R.A. (2017). What's the difference between two men kissing and a bucket of maggots? Heterosexual men's indistinguishable salivary alpha amylase responses to photos of two men kissing and disgusting images. Psychology & Sexuality, 8(3), 173-188.  PDF

Blair, K.L. & Hoskin, R.A. (2015). Contemporary understandings of femme identities and related experiences of discrimination. Psychology & Sexuality. 

Blair, K.L. & Hoskin, R.A. (2014). Experiences of femme identity: Coming out, invisibility and femmephobia. Psychology & Sexuality. 

McDermott, D.T., Blair, K.L. (2012). 'What's it like on your side of the pond?': A cross-cultural comparison of modern and old-fashioned homonegativity between North American and European Samples, Psychology & Sexuality, 3 (3), 277 - 296. 

LGBTQ Inclusive Research methods

Blair, K.L. (2014). The state of LGBTQ-inclusive research methods in relationship science and how we can do betterRelationship Research News, 13(1), 7-12. 

Blair, K.L., Cappell, J.*, & Pukall, C.F. (2017). Not all orgasms were created equal: Differences in frequency and satisfaction of orgasm experiences by sexual activity in same-sex versus mixed-sex relationships. Journal of Sex Research. PDF

Hoskin, R.A., Jenson, K.*, & Blair, K.L. (2017). Is our feminism bullshit? The importance of intersectionality in adopting a feminist identity. Cogent - Social Sciences, 3: 1290014. 

Hoskin, R.A., Blair, K.L., & Jenson, K.* (2016 online). Dignity versus diagnosis: Sexual orientation and gender identity differences in reports of one's greatest concern about receiving a sexual health exam. Psychology & Sexuality. Access through publisher. 

Blair, K.L. & Pukall, C.F. (2014). Can less be more? Comparing duration vs. frequency of sexual encounters in same-sex and mixed-sex relationships. Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality. 

Blair, K.L., Pukall, C.F., Smith, K.B., & Cappell, J. (2014). The differential associations of communication & love in heterosexual, lesbian and bisexual women's perceptions and experiences of chronic vulvar and pelvic pain. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy. 

Dargie, E.E., Blair, K.L., Pukall, C.F. & Coyle, S. (2014). Somewhere under the rainbow: Exploring the identities and experiences of trans persons. Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality. 

Dargie, E.E., Blair, K.L., Pukall, C.F. & Goldfinger, C. (2014). Go long! Predictors of positive relationship outcomes for those in long distance dating relationshipsJournal of Sexual & Marital Therapy.  

Holmberg, D., & Blair, K.L. (2009). Sexual desire, communication, satisfaction and preferences of men and women in same-sex versus mixed-sex relationships. Journal of Sex Research, 46 (1), 57-66. 

Holmberg, D., Blair, K.L., & Phillips, M. (2010). Women's sexual satisfaction as a predictor of well-being in same-sex versus mixed-sex relationships. Journal of Sex Research, 46 1-11. 

Custer, L., Holmberg, D., Blair, K.L., & Orbuch, T. (2008). "So how did you two meet?" Narratives of relationship initiation. In Susan Sprecher, Amy Wenzel & John Harvey (Eds.), Handbook of Relationship Initiation. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.  

*Indicates a student co-author.

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