Archive: October 2016-March 2018

March 2018 Update:

I am in the final revising stages of my dissertation – hooray!

My colleague Corey Flanders (Mount Holyoke College) and I are still seeking participants for our study exploring young sexual minority women’s experiences of sexual and mental health.

SMW health 2.8 update

New publications:

Salway, S., Ross, L.E., Fehr, C., Burley, J., Asadi, S., Hawkins, B., & Tarasoff, L.A. (2018). A systematic review and meta-analysis of disparities in the prevalence of suicide ideation and attempt among bisexual populations. Archives of Sexual Behavior.

Ross, L.E., Goldberg, A.E., Tarasoff, L.A., & Guo, C. (2018). Perceptions of partner support among pregnant plurisexual women: A qualitative study. Sexual and Relationship Therapy.

January 2018 Update:

Happy New Year! On January 31st, I will be presenting at the Racialized Maternal Health Conference in Toronto with a line-up of amazing speakers.

New publication:

Ross, L.E., Salway, T., Tarasoff, L.A., MacKay, J.M., Hawkins, B.W., & Fehr, C.P. (2017). Prevalence of Depression and Anxiety Among Bisexual People Compared to Gay, Lesbian, and Heterosexual Individuals: A Systematic Review and Meta-AnalysisAnnual Review of Sex Research.

September 2017 Update:

My community report is now available! This 17-page report includes highlights from my dissertation study as well as recommendations to better support pregnant and parenting women with physical disabilities.

My PhD research is cited in an article in Today’s ParentYes, people like me can have babies: What it’s like to give birth as a woman with a physical disability.

New publication:

Ross, L.E., Tarasoff, L.A., Goldberg, A.E., & Flanders, C.E. (2017). Pregnant Plurisexual Women’s Sexual and Relationship Histories across the Life Span: A Qualitative Study. Journal of Bisexuality.

April 2017 Update:

New publication:

Tarasoff, L.A. (2017). “We don’t know. We’ve never had anybody like you before”: Barriers to perinatal care for women with physical disabilities. Disability and Health Journal. 

This month I will be presenting at the BORN Ontario Conference in Toronto.

January 2017 Update:

New Publication:

Marvel, S., Tarasoff, L.A., Epstein, R., green, d., Steele, L.S., & Ross, L.E. (2017). “Listening to LGBTQ People on Assisted Human Reproduction: Access to Reproductive Material, Services, and Facilities.” In T. Lemmens, A.F. Martin, C. Milne, and I.B. Lee (Eds.), Regulating Creation: The Law, Ethics, and Policy of Assisted Human Reproduction  (pp. 253-273). Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press.

October 2016 Update:

Later this month I will be presenting some findings from my dissertation project at the American Public Health Association’s 2016 Annual Meeting and Expo, in Denver, Colorado. My abstract was one of five selected for the Disability Section Chair’s Forum.

New publications:

Tarasoff, L.A. (2016). “We Exist”: The Health and Well-Being of Sexual Minority Women and Trans People with Disabilities. In S.E. Miles-Cohen & C. Signore (Eds.), Eliminating Inequities for Women with Disabilities: An Agenda for Health and Wellness (pp. 179-207). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Flanders, C.E., Tarasoff, L.A., Legge, M.M., Robinson, M., & Gos, G. (2016). Positive Identity Experiences of Young Bisexual and Other Non-Monosexual People: A Qualitative InquiryJournal of Homosexuality.



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