These grants support empirical research from all fields of the behavioral and social sciences on any topic related to lesbian, gay, or bisexual issues. The goal is to increase the general public’s understanding of homosexuality and to alleviate the stress that gay men and lesbians experience in this and future civilizations. Awards up to $15,000 to support empirical research from all fields of the behavioral and social sciences on any topic related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender issues.
Proposals are especially encouraged for empirical studies that address the following topics:
- heterosexuals’ attitudes and behaviors toward lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people, including prejudice, discrimination, and violence
- family and workplace issues relevant to LGBT people
- special concerns of sectors of the LGBT population that have historically been underrepresented in scientific research
Must be either a doctoral‐level researcher or graduate student affiliated with an educational institution or a 501(c)(3) nonprofit research organization. Graduate students and early career researchers are encouraged to apply.