10:00 a.m.

Lesbians as a Diverse Population: Who Are We Talking About?

 

Moderator: Judy Bradford, Ph.D.

 

Lesbians: Defining the Population

 

Meaghan Kennedy, M.P.H., Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Who Is Lesbian? (The Low Interrelationships Among Sexual Orientation, Sexual Behavior, Years Out, Disclosure of Sexual Orientation, and Participation in the Lesbian Community)

 

Esther Rothblum, Department of Psychology, University of Vermont

 

Economic Issues for Lesbians

 

Lee Badgett, University of Massachusetts and Institute for Gay and Lesbian Strategic Studies

11:15 a.m.

The Contextual Framework: Barriers to Conducting Research on Lesbian Health

 

Moderator: Bruce McEwen, Ph.D.

 

Ethical Issues in Conducting Research with Lesbians

 

Larry Gostin, Georgetown University Law Center

 

Research on Lesbian Health: Challenges for University

 

Researchers

 

Caitlin Ryan, Washington, D.C.

 

Researcher and Community Collaboration: Issues and Barriers to Working Together

 

Joyce Hunter, D.S.W., Community Liaison Program, HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, and Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University

12:15 p.m.

LUNCH



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