Selected Publications


Factor, R. J.  (manuscript submitted for publication) Sexual orientation disturbance [Homosexuality], History of.  In K. Nadal (Ed.) The Sage Encyclopedia of Psychology and Gender. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Factor, R.J. & Rothblum, E.D. (manuscript accepted with revisions). Gender Identity and Traditionally Gendered Attributes:  A Comparison of Transwomen, Transmen, Genderqueer Individuals, and Cisgender Brothers and Sisters. Journal of Homosexuality.

Factor, R.J. & Rothblum, E.D. (2008a). A Study of transgender adults and their non-transgender siblings on demographic characteristics, social support, and experiences of violence. Journal of LGBT Health Research, 3, 11-30.

Factor, R.J. & Rothblum, E.D. (2008b). Exploring gender identity and community among three groups of transgender individuals in the United States:  MTFs, FTMs, and genderqueers. Health Sociology Review, 17, 241-259.

Rothblum, E.D., Balsam, K. F., Solomon, S. E., & Factor, R. J. (2007). Lesbian, gay male, bisexual, and heterosexual siblings: Discrepancies in income and education in three U.S. samples. In L. Badgett & J. Frank (eds.), Sexual orientation discrimination: An international perspective (62-75). New York: Routledge.

Rothblum, E.D., Balsam, K.F., Solomon, S.E., & Factor, R.J. (2005). Siblings and sexual orientation: Products of alternative families or the ones who got away? Journal of GLBT Family Studies, 1, 71-87.

          Reprinted in J. Bigner (Ed.) (2006). An Introduction to GLBT Family Studies. NY: Harrington Park Press.

Rothblum, E. D., Factor, R., & Aaron, D. J. (2002). How did you hear about this study? Or, how to reach lesbian and bisexual women of diverse ages, ethnicity, and educational attainment for research projects. Journal of the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association, 6, 53-59.

Grier, B. & Factor, R. J. (2001). A Burning love for lesbian literature. In N. K. Gartrell & E. D. Rothblum (eds.), Everyday Mutinies: Funding Lesbian Activism. Binghamton, NY: Harrington Park Press.

 Rothblum, E. D. & Factor, R. (2001). Lesbians and their sisters as a control group: demographic and mental health factors. Psychological Science, 12, 63-69.




Factor, R. J. (2002, December 9). Breaking new ground in studying gender diversity. Program No.389. (Radio Interview). On G. Mackenzie & N. Nangeroni (Producers) Gendertalk, WMBR 88.1 FM: Boston.

Horn, S. (2002, November). Study to compare transgenders, gender radicals, and their siblings. Out in the Mountains, 16, 2.