Journal of Homosexuality
|Discipline||Sexology, queer studies|
|Edited by||John Elia|
The founding co-publishers who conceived the journal were Bill Cohen (now Editor-in-Chief, Harrington Park Press) and Patrick McLoughlin (now deceased). The founding editor-in-chief was Charles Silverstein. 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 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 2015 impact factor of 0.862.
- Journal Citation Reports. Thomson Reuters. 2016. Retrieved 16 June 2016. (Registration required (help)).
- 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.