Sexual Orientation

Sexual orientation and race mute the prescriptive nature of gender stereotypes

Examining gender prescriptive stereotypes at the intersection of sexual orientation (Study 1) and race (Study 2), we find evidence of prototypicality biases and muted gender differences between men and women of non-prototypical groups.

Gay = STIs? Associations between gay and lesbian sexual health stereotypes and prejudice in healthcare

Across five studies, we document the persistent stereotypes that gay men are promiscuous and have riskier sex. We also find that people have similar stereotypes of lesbian women, albeit to a lesser degree, and these stereotypes have implications for prejudice and discrimination.