Journal of Homosexuality
|Journal of Homosexuality|
|Abbreviated title (ISO 4)||J. Homosex.|
|Discipline||Sexology, queer studies|
|Edited by||John Elia|
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
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" and 55th among 89 journals in the category "Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary".
- "Journals Ranked by Impact: Psychology, Multidisciplinary". 2011 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2012.
- "Journals Ranked by Impact: Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary". 2011 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2012.
- 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.