Author Archives: Mickey

About Mickey

I am a community health researcher and scholar from San Francisco State University, and have 25 years of experience studying lesbian/bisexual women's health.


A couple of months ago, I got an email that sent chills down my spine. And I mean the good kind of chills that you get when something you have hoped for and anticipated for a long time finally happens. … Continue reading

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Resilience of LGBTQ Nurses

I am conducting a survey of LGBTQ health care professionals with medical resident Carl Streed to identify the factors that promote resilience–that is, how do we keep sane in a sometimes hostile, often neglecting work environment. So much research focuses … Continue reading

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Nurses changing healthcare practice

This article popped up on my news feed today and thought I’d share it. Nurses changing healthcare experiences for lesbians and bisexual women

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Promoting a research study

Can you help my colleague spread the word about her important research?  See below. Participate in a Study on Fertility Treatment Experiences (With a Chance to Win $100) Are you currently trying to get pregnant using donor sperm? If … Continue reading

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What are you working on?

We’ve been blogging about a number of topics in the past year or so, all very interesting, but not terribly interactive. I’d like to start a discussion of the types of research on LGBTQ issues that our followers are up … Continue reading

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