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Survey Finds Lack of Diversity Among Journal Editors
Collecting data on the various races, sexual orientations, and gender identities of editors at 25 scientific and medical journals, researchers document the underrepresentation of minority groups.
Survey Finds Lack of Diversity Among Journal Editors
Survey Finds Lack of Diversity Among Journal Editors

Collecting data on the various races, sexual orientations, and gender identities of editors at 25 scientific and medical journals, researchers document the underrepresentation of minority groups.

Collecting data on the various races, sexual orientations, and gender identities of editors at 25 scientific and medical journals, researchers document the underrepresentation of minority groups.

sexual orientation

Q&A: Study Quantifies LGBQ Representation in STEM Degrees, Jobs
Max Kozlov | Nov 18, 2020
One of the first analyses of its kind finds a smaller proportion of men in same-sex couples earn STEM degrees than do men in heterosexual couples. It’s a different story for women.
To Study Unfettered
Michael Bailey | Jul 1, 2014
Researching the causes of sexual orientation should be guided by scientific, not social, concerns.
Going Beyond the Lab
Dean Hamer | Jul 1, 2014
Scientists who study the biological roots of sexual orientation should continue working with educators, policy-makers, and the public to put their data to good use.
Contributors
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Jul 1, 2014
Meet some of the people featured in the July 2014 issue of The Scientist
Searching for Gay Genes
Dean Hamer | Jun 30, 2014
Watch NIH researcher and Critic at Large Dean Hamer describe the nuances of his research into the genetics of sexual orientation.
Can Epigenetics Explain Homosexuality?
Sabrina Richards | Jan 1, 2013
Scientists propose a new model for how homosexuality develops, but observers say it will be difficult to test.