Journal of Homosexuality

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Journal of Homosexuality  
Journal of Homosexuality.jpg
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
J. Homosex.
Discipline Sexology, queer studies
Language English
Edited by John Elia
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency 10/year
ISSN 0091-8369 (print)
1540-3602 (web)
LCCN 74-78295
OCLC no. 01790856

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.


The founding editor-in-chief was Charles Silverstein. After the first volume, the journal was edited by John 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 indexing[edit]

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 2011 impact factor of 0.471, ranking it 90th among 124 journals in the category "Psychology, Multidisciplinary"[1] and 55th among 89 journals in the category "Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary".[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Psychology, Multidisciplinary". 2011 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2012. 
  2. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary". 2011 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2012. 

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