Journal of Homosexuality

The Journal of Homosexuality is a peer-reviewed academic journal covering research into sexual practices and gender roles in their cultural, historical, interpersonal, and modern social contexts.

Journal of Homosexuality
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DisciplineSexology, queer studies
Edited byJohn Elia
Publication details
1.369 (2016)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4J. Homosex.
ISSN0091-8369 (print)
1540-3602 (web)
OCLC no.01790856


The founding editor-in-chief was Charles Silverstein.[1] After the first volume, the journal was edited by John Paul De Cecco who stayed on for about 50 volumes. The current editor-in-chief is John Elia (San Francisco State University). The journal was originally published by the Haworth Press, until it was acquired by Taylor & Francis, who now publish it under their Routledge imprint.

Abstracting and indexingEdit

The journal is abstracted and indexed in the Social Sciences Citation Index, MEDLINE, Current Contents, PsycINFO, Sociological Abstracts, Social Work Abstracts, Abstracts in Anthropology, Criminal Justice Abstracts, Studies on Women & Gender Abstracts, AgeLine, and Education Research Abstracts. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2015 impact factor of 0.862.[2]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Elsevier congratulates Dr. Charles Silverstein upon his receipt of 2 awards". EurekAlert!. Retrieved July 23, 2019.
  2. ^ Journal Citation Reports. Thomson Reuters. 2016. Retrieved 16 June 2016.

Further readingEdit

  • Joyce S, Schrader AM (1999). "Twenty years of the Journal of Homosexuality: a bibliometric examination of the first 24 volumes, 1974-1993". Journal of Homosexuality. 37 (1): 3–24. doi:10.1300/J082v37n01_02. PMID 10203067.

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