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Riggle, E.D.B., Drabble, L., Matthews, A.K., Veldhuis, C.B., Nisi, R.A., & Hughes, T.L. (2020). First comes marriage, then comes the election: Macro-level event impacts on African-American, Latina/x, and White sexual minority women. Sexuality Research and Social Policy, xx.

Drabble, L., Wootton, A.R., Veldhuis, C.B., Perry, E., Riggle, E.D.B., Trocki, K.F., & Hughes, T.L. (2020). It’s complicated: The impact of marriage legalization among sexual minority women and gender diverse individuals in the United States. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, xx.

Wickam, R.E., Giordano, B., Gutierrez, R., Riggle, E.D.B., & Rostosky, S.S. (2019). Gender and generational differences in the Internalized Homophobia Questionnaire: An alignment IRT analysis. Assessment, Xx

Ecker, S., Rostosky, S.S., Riggle, E.D.B., Burnes, J., & Stern, E. (2019). The Australian marriage equality debate: A qualitative analysis of the self-reported lived experience of LGBTIQ people. International Perspectives in Psychology: Research, Practice, Consultation xx.

Moreland, P., White, R., Riggle, E.D.B., Gishoma, D., & Hughes, T.L. (2019). Experiences of minority stress among lesbian and bisexual women in Rwanda. International Perspectives in Psychology: Research, Practice, Consultation, xx.

Abreu, R., Rosenkrantz, D.*, Ryser-Oatman, T.*, Rostosky, S. S., & Riggle, E.D.B. (2019). Parental reactions to transgender and gender non-conforming children: A literature review. Journal of GLBT Family Studies, xx.

Rothblum, E.D., Balsam, K.F., Riggle, E.D.B., Rostosky, S.S., & Wickham, R.E. (2019). Studying the Longest ‘Legal’ U.S. Same-Sex Couples: A Case of Lessons Learned. Journal of GLBT Family Studies. Accepted 30 May 2019.

Gonzalez, K.A., Rostosky, S.S., Riggle, E.D.B., & O’Neil, M.A. (2019). Changing social justice attitudes toward lesbians and gay men: Evaluating three interventions. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, xx.

Ecker, S., Riggle, E.D.B., Rostosky, S.S., & Burnes, J. (2019). Impact of the Australian Marriage Equality Postal Survey and debate on psychological distress among LGBTIQ people and allies. Australian Journal of Psychology, xx. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajpy.12245

*Abreu, R., Riggle, E.D.B., & Rostosky, S.S. (2019). Expressive writing intervention with Cuban-American and Puerto Rican parents of LGBTQ individuals. The Counseling Psychologist, xx.

Drabble, L., **Veldhuis, C.B., *Wooton, A.R., Riggle, E.D.B., & Hughes, T.L. (2018). Mapping the landscape of support and safety among sexual minority women and gender non-conforming individuals: Perceptions after the 2016 election. Sexuality Research and Social Policy. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13178-018-0349-6

Rostosky, S.S., **Cardom, R., Hammer, J., & Riggle, E.D.B. (2018). LGB positive identity and psychological well-being. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity. 5(4), 482-489. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/sgd0000298

Riggle, E.D.B. (2018). Experiences of a gender non-conforming lesbian in the “ladies’ (rest)room.” Journal of Lesbian Studies, 22 (4), 1–14. https://doi.org/10.1080/10894160.2018.1460565.

64. Riggle, E.D.B., Rostosky, S.S., Drabble, L., **Veldhuis, C.B., & Hughes, T.L. (2018). Sexual minority women’s and gender diverse individuals’ hope and empowerment responses to the 2016 Presidential election. Journal of GLBT Family Studies, 18(1). http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1550428X.2017.1420853

63. Riggle, E.D.B., Drabble, L., **Veldhuis, C.B., *Wooton, A.R., & Hughes, T.L. (Online 2017; in press 2018). The impact of marriage equality on sexual minority women’s relationships with their family of origin. Journal of Homosexuality, xx, 1-17. doi: 10.1080/00918369.2017.1407611.

62. **Veldhuis, C.B., Drabble, L., Riggle, E.D.B., *Wooton, A.R., & Hughes, T.L. (In press, 2018). “I fear for my safety, but would like to show bravery for others”: Anticipation of increased violence and discrimination among transgender, genderqueer, and gender non-conforming individuals after the 2016 Presidential election. Violence and Gender, xxx.

61. **Veldhuis, C.B., Drabble, L., Riggle, E.D.B., *Wooton, A.R., & Hughes, T.L. (Online 2017; In press, 2018). “We won’t go back into the closet now without one hell of a fight”: Effects of the 2016 Presidential election on sexual minority women’s and gender minorities’ stigma-related concerns.” Sexuality Research and Social Policy, xx, 1-13. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13178-017-0305-x

60. Drabble, L., Veldhuis, C. B., Riley, B. B., Rostosky, S., & Hughes, T. L. (2017). Relationship of religiosity and spirituality to hazardous drinking, drug use, and depression among sexual minority women. Journal of Homosexuality, 1-24. doi:10.1080/00918369.2017.1383116

59. Veldhuis, C.B., Hughes, T.L., Drabble, L., Wilsnack, S.C., Riggle, E.D.B., & Rostosky, S.S. (in press). Relationship status and drinking-related outcomes among sexual minority women. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships.

58. Rostosky, S.S., & Riggle, E.D.B. (2017). Same-sex couples relationship strengths: A review and synthesis of the empirical literature (2000-2016). Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, 4, 1-13.

57. Wickham, R.E., Beard, C.L., Riggle, E.D.B., Rothblum, E.D., Rostosky, S.S., & Balsam, K.F. (2016). Truth and Bias in Perceptions of Conflict Resolution Styles Among Same-Sex and Heterosexual. Journal of Research in Personality. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jrp.2016.10.004

56. Riggle, E.D.B., Rostosky, S.S., Black, W.W., & Rosenkranz, D. (2017). Outness, concealment, and authenticity: Associations with LGB individuals’ psychological distress and well-being. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, 4, 54-62.

55. Riggle, E.D.B., Wickham, R.E., Rostosky, S.S., Rothblum, E.D., & Balsam, K.F. (2017). Impact of civil marriage recognition for long-term same-sex couples. Sexuality Research and Social Policy, 14, 223-232. DOI: 10.1007/s13178-016-0243-z

54. Rostosky, S.S., & Riggle, E.D.B. (2016, online). Same-sex relationships and minority stress. Current Opinions in Psychology. Download at http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2352250X16300355

53.  Balsam, K.F., Rostosky, S.S., & Riggle, E.D.B. (2016). Breaking up is hard to do: Women’s experience of dissolving their same-sex relationship. Journal of Lesbian Studies, 21(1).

52.  Rostosky, S.S., Abreu, R.L., Mahoney, A., & Riggle, E.D.B. (Forthcoming). A Qualitative Study of Parenting and Religiosity/Spirituality in LBGTQ Families. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality.

51. Rosenkrantz, D.E., Rostosky, S.S., Riggle, E.D.B., & Cook, J. (2016). The positive aspects of intersecting religious/spiritual and LGBTQ identities. Spirituality in Clinical Practice, 3, 127-138.

50. Riggle, E.D.B., Rothblum, E.D., Rostosky, S.S., Clark, J.B., & Balsam, K.F. (2016). ‘The secret of our success’: Long-term same-sex couples’ perceptions of their relationship longevity. Journal of GLBT Family Studies, 12:4, 319-334, DOI: 10.1080/1550428X.2015.1095668

49. Rostosky, S.S., Riggle, E.D.B., Rothblum, E.D., Balsam, K.F., & Clark, J.B. (2016). Same-sex couples’ decisions and experiences of marriage in the context of minority stress. Journal of Homosexuality, 63:8, 1019-1040, DOI: 10.1080/00918369.2016.1191232

48. Gonzalez, K. A., Riggle, E. D. B., & Rostosky, S. S. (2016). Cultivating positive attitudes and feelings as an alternative path to prejudice reduction. Translational Issues in Psychological Science, Vol 1(4), Dec 2015, 372-381. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/tps0000049

47.  Clark, J.B., Riggle, E.D.B., Rostosky, S.S., Balsam, K.F., & Rothblum, E.D. (2015). Windsor and Perry: Reactions of siblings in same-sex and heterosexual couples. Journal of Homosexuality, 62(8), 62:8, 993-1008, DOI: 10.1080/00918369.2015.1039360

46. Rostosky, S.S., Black, W.W., Riggle, E.D.B., & Rosenkrantz, D. (2015). Positive aspects of being a heterosexual ally to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry.

45. Rostosky, S.S. & Riggle, E.D.B. (March 2015). Happy Together: Thriving as a Same-sex Couple in Your Family, Workplace, and Community. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

44. Riggle, E.D.B., & Mohr, J.J. (2015). A proposed multifactor measure of positive identity for transgender identified individuals. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, 2(1). TPIM RiggleMohr2015

43. Riggle, E.D.B., Mohr, J.J., Rostosky, S.S., Fingerhut, A.W., & Balsam, K.F. (2014). A multi-factor Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Positive Identity Measure (LGB-PIM). Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, 1(4). LGBPIM Riggleetal2014 PSOGD

42. Riggle, E.D.B., Gonzalez, K., Rostosky, S.S., & Black, W. W. (2014). Cultivating positive LGBTQA identities: An intervention study with college students. Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling, 8(3), 264-281, DOI: 10.1080/15538605.2014.933468.

Denton, F. N.*, Rostosky, S.S., & Danner, F (2014). Stigma-related stressors, coping self-efficacy and physical health in lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 61, 383-391.

41.     Almario, M., Riggle, E.D.B., Rostosky, S.S., & Alcalde, M.C. (2013). Positive themes in LGBT self-identities in Spanish-speaking countries.  International Perspectives in Psychology, 2(1), 1-13. Click here to download: AlmarioRiggleRostoskyAlcalde2013

40.  Cook, J., Rostosky, S.S., & Riggle, E.D.B. (2013). Gender role models in award – winning fiction for young lesbians.  Journal of Lesbian Studies, 17, 150-166.  DOI:     10.1080/10894160.2012.691416   

Cardom, R.*, Rostosky, S.S., & Danner, F. (2013). Does “It Get Better” for depressed sexual minority youth in young adulthood? Journal of Adolescent Health, 53, 671-673.

39. Gonzalez, K.A., Rostosky, S.S., Odom, R.D., & Riggle, E.D.B. (2012). The positive aspects of being the parent of an LGBTQ child. Family Process, x, 1-13. doi: 10.1111/famp.12009 Click here to download:  GonzalezetalFP2012

38.  Riggle, E.D.B., & Rostosky, S.S. (2012).  A positive view of LGBTQ: Embracing identity and cultivating well-being.  Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

37.  Fingerhut, A.W., Riggle, E.D.B., & Rostosky, S.S. (Eds., 2011). Issue: Marriage Amendments and the Same-Sex Marriage Debate. Journal of Social Issues, 67(2).

36. Fingerhut, A.W., Riggle, E.D.B., & Rostosky, S.S. (2011). Marriage amendments and the same-sex marriage debate: The social, psychological, and policy implications. Journal of Social Issues, 67(2), 225-241.

35.  Horn, S.G., Rostosky, S.S., & Riggle, E.D.B. (2011). Marriage restriction amendments and family members of lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals: A mixed-method approach.  Journal of Social Issues, 67(2), 358-375.

34. Rostosky, S.S., & Riggle, E.D.B. (2011). Marriage equality for same-sex couples: Counseling psychologists as social change agents. The Counseling Psychologist, 39(7), 956-972.

33.  Riggle, E.D.B., Rostosky, S.S., McCants, L.E., & Pascale-Hague, D. (2011). The positive aspects of transgender self-identity. Psychology & Sexuality, 2, 147-158.  Click here to download:   Riggle et al 2011Transgender Positive Identity.

32.  Rostosky, S.S., Riggle, E.D.B., Pascale-Hague, D., & McCants, L.E. (2010). The positive aspects of a bisexual self-identification.  Psychology & Sexuality, 1, 131-144. DOI: 10.1080/19419899.2010.484595.  Click here to download: Rostosky etal PS2010

31. Riggle, E.D.B., Rostosky, S.S., & Horne, S.G. (2010). Does it matter where you live?  State non-discrimination laws and the perceptions of LGB residents.  Sexuality Research and Social Policy, 7, 168-172.  DOI: 10.1007/s13178-010-0016-z.

30. Rostosky, S.S., Riggle, E.D.B., Horne, S.G., Denton, F.N., & Huellemeier, J.D. (2010). Lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals’ psychological reactions to amendments denying access to civil marriage. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 80, 302-310. PMID: 20636935. DOI: 10.1111/j.1939-0025.2010.01033.x.

29. Horne, S.G., Rostosky, S.S., Riggle, E.D.B., & Martens, M. (2010). What was Stonewall? The role of GLB knowledge in marriage amendment-related affect and activism among family members of GLB individuals. Journal of GLBT Family Studies, 6, 349-364.

28. Rostosky, S.S., Danner, F., & Riggle, E.D.B. (2010). An examination of religiosity as a protective factor against heavy episodic drinking (HED) in heterosexual, bisexual, gay and lesbian emerging adults.  Journal of Homosexuality, 57, 1039-1050.

27. Reeves, T., Horne, S.G., Rostosky, S.S., Riggle, E.D.B., Baggett, L.R., & Aycock, R.A. (2010). Family members’ support for GLBT issues: The role of family adaptability and cohesion.  Journal of GLBT Family Studies, 6, 80-97.  DOI: 10.1080/15504280903472857.

26. Riggle, E.D.B., Rostosky, S.S., & Horne, S.G. (2010). Psychological distress, well-being, and legal recognition in same-sex couple relationships.  Journal of Family Psychology, 24, 82-86.  PMID: 20175612 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE].

Duhigg, J. M.,* Rostosky, S.S., Gray, B. E.,* & Wimsatt, M. K.* (2010). Development of heterosexuals into sexual minority allies: A qualitative exploration. Sexuality Research & Social Policy, Journal of NSRC, 7, 2-14.

25. Riggle, E.D.B., Rostosky, S.S., & Horne, S.G. (2009). Marriage Amendments and Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Individuals in the 2006 Election. Sexuality Research and Social Policy, 6, 80-89.

24. Rostosky, S.S., Riggle, E.D.B., Horne, S.G., & Miller, A.D. (2009). Marriage Amendments and Psychological Distress in Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual (LGB) Adults. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 56, 56-66.

23. Riggle, E.D.B., Rostosky, S.S., & Danner, F. (2009). LGB identity and eudaimonic well-being in midlife. Journal of Homosexuality, 56, 786-98.

22. Rostosky, S.S., Riggle, E.D.B., Brodnicki, C., & Olson, A. (2009). An exploration of lived religion in same-sex couple relationships Judeo-Christian religions. Family Process, 47, 389-403.

21. Rostosky, S.S., Riggle, E.D.B., Savage, T., Couch, J.R., Roberts, S.D., & Singletary, G. (2008). Interracial same-sex couples’ perceptions of stress and coping: An exploratory study. Journal of GLBT Family Studies, 4, 1-23.

20. Rostosky, S.S., Danner, F., & Riggle, E.D.B. (2008). Religiosity and Alcohol Use in Sexual Minority and Heterosexual Youth and Young Adults. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 37, 552-563.

19. Riggle, E.D.B., Whitman, J., Olson, A., Rostosky, S.S., & Strong, S. (2008). The Positive Aspects of Being a Lesbian or Gay Man. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 39 (2), 210—217.  Click here to download: Riggle et al, 2008

18. Rostosky, S.S., Otis, M.D., Riggle, E.D.B., Kelley, S., & Brodnicki, C. (2007). An exploratory study of religiosity and same-sex couple relationships. Journal of GLBT Family Studies, 3(4).

17. Riggle, E.D.B., & Rostosky, S.S. (2007). The well-being consequences of marriage policy. In C. Rimmerman & C. Wilcox (Eds.) The Politics of Same-Sex Marriage. Chicago: University of Chicago.

16. Owens, G.P., Riggle, E.D.B., & Rostosky, S.S. (2007). Mental Health Services Access for Sexual Minority Individuals. Sexuality Research and Social Policy, 4, 92-99.

15. Rostosky, S.S., Riggle, E.D.B., Gray, B.E., & Hatton, R.L. (2007). Minority stress experiences in committed same-sex couple relationships. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 38, 392-400.

14. Rostosky, S.S., Danner, F., & Riggle, E.D.B. (2007). Is Religiosity a Protective Factor Against Substance Use in Emerging Adulthood? Only If You’re Straight! Journal of Adolescent Health, 40, 440-447.

13. Rostosky, S.S., Riggle, E.D.B., Dudley, M.G., & Comer Wright, M.L. (2006). Relational commitment: A qualitative analysis of same-sex couples’ conversations. Journal of Homosexuality, 51(3), 199-223.

12. Otis, M. D., Rostosky, S.S., Riggle, E.D.B., & Hamrin, R. (2006). Stress and relationship quality in same-sex couples. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 23, 81-99.

11. Otis, M.D., Riggle, E.D.B., & Rostosky, S.S. (2006) Dyadic effects of mental health on lesbian couple relationships. Journal of Lesbian Studies, 10, 267-283.

10. Riggle, E.D.B., Rostosky, S.S., Couch, R., Brodnicki, C., Campbell, J., & Savage, T. (2006). To have or not to have: Advance planning by same-sex couples. Sexuality Research and Social Policy, 3, 22-32.

9. Riggle, E. D.B., Rostosky, S.S., & Prather, R.A. (2006). The execution of advance planning documents by same-sex couples. Journal of Family Issues, 27, 758-776.

8. Riggle, E.D.B., & Rostosky, S.S. (2005). For better or worse: Psycholegal soft spots and advance planning for same-sex couples. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 35, 90-96.

7. Riggle, E. D.B., Rostosky, S. S., Prather, R. A., & Hamrin, R. (2005). The execution of legal documents by sexual minority individuals. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 11, 138-163.

6. Riggle, E. D.B., Rostosky, S. S., & Reedy, C. S. (2005). Online surveys for BGLT research: Issues and techniques. Journal of Homosexuality, 49, 1-21.

5. Riggle, E.D.B., Thomas, J.D., & Rostosky, S.S. (2005). The marriage debate and minority stress. PS: Political Science and Politics, 38, 21-24.

4. Dudley, M. J., Rostosky, S. S., Riggle, E. D. B., Duhigg, J., Brodnicki, C., & Couch, R. (2005). Same-sex couples’ experiences with homonegativity. Journal of GLBT Family Studies, 1(4), 68-93.

3. Rostosky, S.S., Korfhage, B., Duhigg, J., Stern, A., Bennett, L., & Riggle, E.D.B. (2004). Same-sex couples’ perceptions of family support: A consensual qualitative study. Family Process, 43, 43-56.

2. Rostosky, S. S., Owens, G. P., Zimmerman, R., & Riggle, E. D. B. (2004). Associations among sexual attraction status, school belonging, and alcohol and marijuana use in rural high school students. Journal of Adolescence, 6, 741-751.

Dudley, M. G.,* Rostosky, S.S., Korfhage, B.,* & Zimmerman, R.S. (2004). Correlates of high risk sexual behavior among gay male adolescents. AIDS Education and Prevention, 16, 328-240. doi: 10.1521/aeap.16.4.328.40397

Galliher, R.V., Rostosky, S.S., & Hughes, H.* (2004). School belonging, self-esteem, and depressive symptoms in adolescents: An examination of sex, sexual attraction status, and community context. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 33, 235-245. doi: 10.1023/B:JOYO.0000025322.11510.9d

1. Rostosky, S. S., & Riggle, E. D. B. (2002). ‘Out’ at work: The relation of actor and partner workplace policy and internalized homophobia to disclosure status. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 49, 411-419.

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