Senior Research Scientist
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Sociology
Health disparities among sexual minorities (i.e., gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals); social inequalities associated with sexual orientation and gender identity; risk taking among vulnerable groups (e.g., sexual minorities, adolescents, heterosexual women); exploring differences in health, discrimination, and self-identity among women (e.g., bisexual compared to lesbian women); developing culturally informed interventions to reduce health disparities and associated risk behaviors among sexual minorities; microaggressions based on sexual orientation; same-sex couples and families; utilizing mixed methods in research.
Hequembourg, A., Parks, K., Collins, R. L., Hughes, T. (2015).
Sexual assault risks among gay and bisexual men. Journal of Sex
Research, 52, 3, 282-295.
DOI:10.1080/00224499.2013.85683. | PMCID:PMC4117833 [Available on 2015-07-31] | PMID:24483778
Dearing, R. L., & Hequembourg, A. L. (2014). Culturally
(in)competent? Dismantling health care barriers for sexual minority
women. Social Work in Health Care, 53(8), 739-761.
PMID:25255338 DOI: 10.1080/00981389.2014.944250
Bostwick, W., & Hequembourg, A. (2014). “Just a little
hint”: Bisexual-specific microaggressions and their
connection to epistemic injustice. Culture, Health, and
Sexuality, 16(5), 488-503.
Parks, K. A., Levonyan-Radloff, K., Hequembourg, A., Dearing, R.
L., & Testa, M. (2013). Validation of video vignettes for
assessing alcohol-related sexual assault risk perception. The
Addictions Newsletter (Fall/Winter), 17-19.
Hequembourg, A., Livingston, J., & Parks, K. (2013). Sexual victimization and associated risks among lesbian and bisexual women. Violence Against Women. 19(5), 634-657.
PMID:23759663 PMCID: PMC3706505.
Livingston, J., Bay-Cheng, L., Hequembourg, A., Testa, M., &
Downs, J. (2013). Mixed drinks and mixed messages: Adolescent
girls’ perspectives on alcohol and sexuality. Psychology
of Women Quarterly, 37(1), 38-50.
PMID:23833392 PMCID: PMC3699882.
Bostwick, W., & Hequembourg, A. (2013). Minding the noise:
Conducting health research among bisexual populations and beyond.
Journal of Homosexuality, 60, 1-7.
Hequembourg, A., Bimbi, D., & Parsons, J. (2011). Sexual
victimization and health-related indicators among sexual minority
men. Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling, 5 (1),
PMID:23626503 PMCID: PMC3634370.
Hequembourg, A., & Brallier, S. (2009). An exploration of
sexual minority stress across the lines of gender and sexual
identity. Journal of Homosexuality, 56, 273-298.
Hequembourg, A., Parks, K., & Vetter, C. (2008). Sexual identity and gender differences in substance use and violence: An exploratory study. Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling, 2(3), 174-198. DOI:10.1080/15538600802119301
Parks, K., Hequembourg, A., & Dearing, R. (2008). Women's
social behavior when meeting new men: The influence of alcohol and
childhood sexual abuse. Psychology of Women Quarterly,
PMID:18668186 PMCID: PMC2491329.
Livingston, J., Hequembourg, A., Testa, M., &
VanZile-Tamsen, C. (2007). Unique aspects of adolescent sexual
victimization experiences. Psychology of Women Quarterly,
PMID:18516221 PMCID: PMC2135551.
Hequembourg, A. (2007). Becoming lesbian mothers. Journal of
Homosexuality, 53(3), 153-180.
Hequembourg, A., Mancuso, R. & Miller, B. (2006). A
comparative study examining associations between women's
drug-related lifestyle factors and victimization within the family.
Violence & Victims, 21(2), 233-248.
Hequembourg, A. & Farrell, M. (1999). Lesbian motherhood: Negotiating marginal-mainstream identities. Gender & Society, 13, 4, 540-557.