Upcoming LGBT Health Sessions at the Population Association of America Meetings

The Population Association of America will host its annual meeting May 3-5, 2012 at the Hilton San Francisco, Union Square. The program will feature a member-initiated meeting on LGBT Health in the Franciscan A room on Thursday, May 3 6:30 – 8:00 pm. It also features a panel presentation (Session 109) on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health. Details on the panel are below.

Friday, May 4 - 12:30 PM - 2:20 PM

Chair: Judith Bradford, The Fenway Institute

Discussant: Gary J. Gates, University of California, Los Angeles

1. Sexual Minority Status and Self-Rated Health: The Importance of Socioeconomic Status, Age, and Gender -- Mieke B. Thomeer, University of Texas at Austin

2. Intimate Partner Violence in the Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Population: Data from the California Health Interview Survey -- Naomi Goldberg, University of California, Los Angeles; Ilan Meyer, University of California, Los Angeles

3. Same-Sex Cohabitation and Smoking: Quantitative and Qualitative Evidence -- Corinne Reczek, University of Cincinnati; Dustin C. Brown, University of Texas at Austin

4. Measuring Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in a Self-Administered Survey: Results from Cognitive Research with Older Adults -- Jeremy Redford, American Institutes for Research; Aimee Van Wagenen, The Fenway Institute