Template:Infobox Journal The Journal of Homosexuality is a long-standing peer reviewed academic journal (founding editor Charles Silverstein) published by The Haworth Press, Inc., in New York. This highly respected forum for research into same-sex desire examines sexual practices and gender roles in their cultural, historical, interpersonal, and modern social contexts. In the fall of 2005, the Journal celebrated its 50th volume. The current editor is John P. De Cecco, Emeritus Professor of Psychology, San Francisco State University.
“In addition to being a vehicle to bring together scholarly research on homosexuality and to support the growing number of lesbian and gay studies programs, the journal aims ‘to confront homophobia through the encouragement of scholarly inquiry and the dissemination of sound research'. The contributors are professionals with an open and positive outlook toward sexual variations.’
--Magazines for Libraries
- Steven Joyce & Alvin M. Schrader (1999), "Twenty Years of the Journal of Homosexuality: A Bibliometric Examination of the First 24 Volumes, 1974-1993". Journal of Homosexuality, Vol.37, No.1.