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Below is a list of selected publications based upon the Lab’s projects. Please contact us if you would like to receive a copy of any papers listed below.

In Press l 2017 l 2016 l 2015 | 2014 l 2012 l 2011

In Press

Currin, J.M., Croff, J.M., & Hubach, R.D. (In press). Baked sex: the exploration of sex-related drug expectancies of marijuana users. Sexuality Research and Social Policy.

Jozkowski, K. N., Canan, S., Rhoads, K. E., & Hunt, M. (In press). Methodological considerations when conducting a content analysis of sexual consent communication in mainstream films. Sexualization, Media, & Society.


Hubach, R.D., Currin, J.M., Sanders, C.A., Durham, A.R., Kavanaugh, K.E., Wheeler, D.L., & Croff, J.M. (2017). Barriers to access and adoption of pre-exposure prophylaxis for the prevention of HIV among men who have sex with men (MSM) in a relatively rural state. AIDS Education and Prevention, 29(4), 315-329.

Currin, J.M. & Hubach, R.D. (2017). Predicting disclosure of sexual behavior and sexual orientation to medical providers among MSM residing in a socially conservative state. Journal of Gay & Lesbian Social Services, 29(4), 445-452.

Hubach, R.D. (2017). Disclosure matters: Enhancing patient-provider communication is necessary to improve the health of sexual minority adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health, 61, 537-538.

Currin, J.M., Hubach, R.D., Sanders, C., & Hammer, T.R. (2017). Sexting leads to “risky” sex? An analysis of sexting behaviors in a non-university based older adult population. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 43(7), 689-702.

Croff, J.M., Currin, J.M., Hubach, R.D., Frederick, A.F., Jacobs, S.C., & Crethar, H.C. (2017). Predictors of blood alcohol level after leaving a venue primarily serving sexual minority patrons. Drugs and Alcohol Today, 17(3), 168-177.

Currin, J. M., Hubach, R.D., Durham, A. R., Kavanaugh, K. E., Vineyard, Z. & Croff, J. M. (2017). How gay and bisexual men compensate for the lack of meaningful sex education in a socially conservative state. Sex Education, 17(6), 667-681.

Currin, J.M. & Hubach, R.D. (2017). Sexting behaviors exhibited by men who have sex with men between the ages of 18-70 who live in a socially conservative state. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 20(7), 413-418.

Croff, J.M., Hubach, R.D., Currin, J.M., & Frederick, A.F. (2017). Hidden rainbows: Examining gay bars as safe havens in a socially conservative state. Sexuality Research and Social Policy, 14(2), 233-240.

Currin, J.M., Croff, J.M., Hubach, R.D., & Miller, B.M. (2017). Using sex-related alcohol expectancies to predict condom use among a general sample of men and women in the United States. Sexuality & Culture, 21(2), 459-470.


Currin, J.M., Hubach, R.D., Brown, C., & Farley, S. (2016). Impact of non-heterosexual impulses on heterosexuals’ attitudes toward monogamy and casual sex. Psychology & Sexuality, 7(3), 197-210.

Currin, J.M., Jayne, C., Hammer, T., Brim, T., & Hubach, R.D. (2016). Explicitly pressing send: Impact of sexting on relationship satisfaction. The American Journal of Family Therapy, 44(3), 143-154.


Currin, J.M., Hubach, R.D., & Crethar, H. (2015). Multi-dimensional assessment of sexual orientation and childhood gender nonconformity: Implications for defining and classifying sexual orientation. Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling, 9(4), 240-255.

Li, M. J., Hubach, R.D., & Dodge, B. (2015). Social milieu and mediators of loneliness in gay and bisexual men in rural Indiana. Journal of Gay & Lesbian Mental Health, 19, 331-346.

Baldwin, A., Dodge, B., Schick, V., Hubach, R.D., Bowling, J., Malebranche, D., Goncalves, G., Schnarrs, P. W., Reece, M., & Fortenberry, J.D. (2015). Sexual self-identification among behaviorally bisexual men in the Midwestern United States. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 44(7), 2015-2026.

Dodge, B., Hubach, R.D., Schick, V.R., Herbenick, D., Reece, M., Sanders, S., & Fortenberry, J.D. (2015). Lubricant use at last sexual encounter with a male partner: Findings from a nationally-representative sample of gay and bisexual men in the United States. Sexual Health, 12(4), 300-307.

Currin, J. M., Gibson, L., & Hubach, R.D. (2015). Multidimensional assessment of sexual orientation and the fraternal birth order effect. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, 2(2),113-122.

Hubach, R. D., Dodge, B., Li, M. J., Schick, V., Herbenick, D., Ramos, W. D., Cola, T., & Reece, M. (2015). Loneliness, HIV-related stigma, and condom use among a predominantly rural sample of HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM). AIDS Education and Prevention, 27(1), 72-83.

Hubach, R. D., Dodge, B., Schick, V., Ramos, W. D., Herbenick, D., Li, M. J., Cola, T., & Reece, M. (2015). Experiences of HIV-positive gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM) residing in relatively rural areas. Culture, Health, and Sexuality, 17(7), 795-809.


Hubach, R. D., Dodge, B., Goncalves, G., Malebranche, D., Reece, M., Van Der Pol, B., Martinez, O., Schnarrs, P. W., Nix, R. & Fortenberry, J. D. (2014). Gender matters: Condom use and nonuse among behaviorally bisexual men. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 43(4), 707-717.

Hubach, R. D., Dodge, B., Davis, A., Zimet, G. D., Smith, A. D., & Van Der Pol, B. (2014). Preferred methods of STI service delivery among a sample of underserved Midwestern men. Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 41(2), 129-132.

Friedman, M., Dodge, B., Schick, V., Herbenick, D., Hubach, R. D., Bowling, J., Goncalves, G., Krier, S., & Reece, M. (2014).  From bias to bisexual health disparities: Attitudes toward bisexual men and women in the United States. LGBT Health, 1(4), 309-318.

DiStefano, A.S., Gill, J.K., Hubach, R. D., Cayetano, R.T., & Hilbert, C.J. (2014). HIV testing among undergraduates at an ethnically diverse American university: Associations with violence/abuse and other covariates. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 37, 1030-1046.

Hubach, R. D., Dodge, B., Cola, T., Battani, P., & Reece, M. (2014). Assessing the sexual health needs of men who have sex with men (MSM) residing in rural areas. Health Education Monograph, 31(2), 37-43.

Dodge, B., Hubach, R. D., Aalsma, M. C., Cocco, J., Alexander, A. O., & Chittenden, T. (2014). Sexual and comprehensive health issues among men during the process of re-entry from incarceration: Preliminary findings from a community-based exploratory study. Health Education Monograph, 31(2), 53-61.


Hubach, R.D., DiStefano, A.S., & Wood, M. M. (2012). Understanding the influence of loneliness on HIV risk behavior in young men who have sex with men. Journal of Gay & Lesbian Social Services, 24(4), 371-395.

Hubach, R. D. (2012). A review of “Pre-gay LA: A social history of the movement for homosexual rights.” Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 38(3), 303-305.


DiStefano, A.S. & Hubach, R.D. (2011).  Addressing the intersection of violence and HIV/AIDS:  A qualitative study of service providers. Violence and Victims, 26(1), 33-52.