In celebration of LGBTSTEMDay, we talk with Bryce Hughes of Montana State University about his research into the factors that influence the retention of LGBQ students in STEM programs. His open-access article, “Coming out in STEM: Factors affecting retention of sexual minority STEM students” was published on March 14, 2018 in Science Advances.
Websites and other resources
- “STEM is losing male LGBQ undergrads” (commentary in Science on Bryce’s article)
- “Thinking about sexual orientation: College experiences that predict identity salience” (new article with Sylvia Hurtado in the Journal of College Student Development)
- “#500QueerScientists Celebrates Diversity in Science – Something We Desperately Need” commentary in ScienceAlert)
- “The Forgotten Scientists: LGBQT in STEM” (Union of Concerned Scientists blog)
- “Breaking Through the Ice: LGBTQ+ Visibility in Stem” (Union of Concerned Scientists blog)
- “Navigating the heteronormativity of engineering: the experiences of lesbian, gay, and bisexual students” (paper by Erin Cech & Tom Waidzunas in Engineering Studies)
- LGBTQ issues in education: Advancing a research agenda (book, with chapter by Kristen Renn)
- oSTEM (Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
- NOGLSTP (National Organization of Gay & Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals)
- Safe Zone Project
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Hosts / Producers
Doug Leigh & Ryan Watkins
How to Cite
Leigh, D., Watkins, R., & Hughes, B. (2018, July 5). Parsing Science – Retaining LGBQ Undergraduates in STEM. figshare. https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.6741911.v1
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