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Research Output 2007 2018

2018

Imagining ugliness: Failed femininities, shame, and disgust written onto the “other” body

Fahs, B., Jan 1 2018, On the Politics of Ugliness. Palgrave Macmillan, p. 237-258 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

shame
femininity
3 Citations (Scopus)

Working at the crossroads of pleasure and danger: Feminist perspectives on doing critical sexuality studies

Fahs, B., Plante, R. F. & McClelland, S. I., Jun 1 2018, In : Sexualities. 21, 4, p. 503-519 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sexuality
experience
sexism
mass media
psychologist
2017
6 Citations (Scopus)

College Students, Sexualities Identities, and Participation in Political Marches

Swank, E. & Fahs, B., Jun 1 2017, In : Sexuality Research and Social Policy. 14, 2, p. 122-132 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sexuality
sexuality
minority
Students
participation
2 Citations (Scopus)

Explaining the Sexuality Gap in Protest Participation

Swank, E. & Fahs, B., Dec 24 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Homosexuality. p. 1-25 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sexuality
protest
sexuality
role expectation
participation
2 Citations (Scopus)
fat
terrorism
health belief
eroticism
anxiety
2 Citations (Scopus)

Slippery desire: Women’s qualitative accounts of their vaginal lubrication and wetness

Fahs, B., Aug 1 2017, In : Feminism and Psychology. 27, 3, p. 280-297 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lubrication
Arousal
Emotions
Pleasure
Brain Chemistry
2016
1 Citation (Scopus)

Gay rights activism: collection action frames, networks, and protesting among gays, lesbians, and bisexuals

Swank, E. & Fahs, B., Oct 1 2016, In : Journal of Civil Society. 12, 4, p. 430-447 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

minority
sexual orientation
Social Movements
economic factors
protest
3 Citations (Scopus)
Qualitative Research
Sexual Behavior
Wounds and Injuries
Sexuality
Interviews
2 Citations (Scopus)

Naming sexual trauma: On the political necessity of nuance in rape and sex offender discourses

Fahs, B., Jan 1 2016, Critical Trauma Studies: Understanding Violence, Conflict and Memory in everyday Life. New York University Press, p. 61-77 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

rape
trauma
offender
discourse
3 Citations (Scopus)

On ‘good sex’ and other dangerous ideas: women narrate their joyous and happy sexual encounters

Fahs, B. & Plante, R., Oct 20 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Gender Studies. p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

happiness
sexuality
clinical treatment
Sexual
patriarchy
24 Citations (Scopus)

When Sex and Power Collide: An Argument for Critical Sexuality Studies

Fahs, B. & McClelland, S. I., May 3 2016, In : Journal of Sex Research. 53, 4-5, p. 392-416 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Sexuality
sexuality
Heterosexuality
Research
privilege
2015
5 Citations (Scopus)

Friends with benefits? Gendered performances in women's casual sexual relationships

Fahs, B. & Munger, A., Jun 1 2015, In : Personal Relationships. 22, 2, p. 188-203 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

performance
suppression
qualitative interview
emotion
regulation
3 Citations (Scopus)

Resources, Masculinities, and Gender Differences Among Pro-life Activists

Swank, E. & Fahs, B., Sep 24 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Sexuality and Culture.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

abortion
masculinity
gender-specific factors
religious education
family structure
4 Citations (Scopus)

The Body in Revolt: The Impact and Legacy of Second Wave Corporeal Embodiment

Fahs, B., Jun 1 2015, In : Journal of Social Issues. 71, 2, p. 386-401 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

revolt
psychology
self-defense
syllabus
feminism
7 Citations (Scopus)

The dreaded body: disgust and the production of “appropriate” femininity

Fahs, B., Oct 17 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Gender Studies.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

femininity
anxiety
body image
oppression
Femininity
2014

Catherine Breillat's Romance and Anatomy of Hell: Subjectivity and the Gendering of Sexuality

Mtshali, M. T. & Fahs, B., Apr 5 2014, In : Women. 25, 2, p. 160-175 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

subjectivity
sexuality
repression
masculinity
empowerment
28 Citations (Scopus)
Orgasm
Pleasure
experience
shame
Masturbation
28 Citations (Scopus)

'Freedom to' and 'freedom from': A new vision for sex-positive politics

Fahs, B., 2014, In : Sexualities. 17, 3, p. 267-290 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

politics
sexuality
advancement of women
eroticism
political theory
26 Citations (Scopus)
Panic
Vagina
Hair
Homophobia
Hair Removal
17 Citations (Scopus)

Notes from the back room: Gender, power, and (In)Visibility in women's experiences of masturbation

Fahs, B. & Frank, E., Apr 1 2014, In : Journal of Sex Research. 51, 3, p. 241-252 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Masturbation
gender
experience
Power (Psychology)
Visibility
18 Citations (Scopus)

Perilous Patches and Pitstaches: Imagined Versus Lived Experiences of Women's Body Hair Growth

Fahs, B., 2014, In : Psychology of Women Quarterly. 38, 2, p. 167-180 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hair
Growth
experience
Lived Experience
Homophobia
3 Citations (Scopus)

Predictors of Feminist Activism among Social Work Students in the United States

Swank, E. & Fahs, B., 2014, In : Social Work Education. 33, 4, p. 519-532 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social work
student
sexual harassment
women's rights
social movement
11 Citations (Scopus)

The front lines of the “back door”: Navigating (dis)engagement, coercion, and pleasure in women’s anal sex experiences

Fahs, B. & Gonzalez, J., Nov 8 2014, In : Feminism and Psychology. 24, 4, p. 500-520 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coercion
Pleasure
Sexual Behavior
Erotica
eroticism
5 Citations (Scopus)

Troubling Anal Sex: Gender, Power, and Sexual Compliance in Heterosexual Experiences of Anal Intercourse

Fahs, B., Swank, E. & Clevenger, L., 2014, In : Gender Issues. 32, 1, p. 19-38 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gender
experience
masculinity
aggression
public health
2013
19 Citations (Scopus)

Adventures with the "Plastic Man": Sex Toys, Compulsory Heterosexuality, and the Politics of Women's Sexual Pleasure

Fahs, B. & Swank, E., Dec 2013, In : Sexuality and Culture. 17, 4, p. 666-685 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

heterosexuality
toy
politics
narrative
shame
41 Citations (Scopus)

An Intersectional Analysis of Gender and Race for Sexual Minorities Who Engage in Gay and Lesbian Rights Activism

Swank, E. & Fahs, B., Jun 2013, In : Sex Roles. 68, 11-12, p. 660-674 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

minority
gender
discrimination
civil disobedience
political behavior
women's studies
academy
sexuality
Sexuality
Women's Studies

Introduction: Villains and victims: Excavating the moral panics of sexuality

Fahs, B., D'udy, M. L. & Stage, S., Jan 1 2013, The Moral Panics of Sexuality. Palgrave Macmillan, p. 1-23 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

sexuality
torture
imprisonment
masculinity
religious behavior
10 Citations (Scopus)

Predicting electoral activism among gays and lesbians in the United States

Swank, E. & Fahs, B., Jul 2013, In : Journal of Applied Social Psychology. 43, 7, p. 1382-1393 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hate
Sexual Minorities
Crime
Sexual Behavior
Economics
6 Citations (Scopus)

Raising bloody hell: Inciting menstrual panics through campus and community activism

Fahs, B., Jan 1 2013, The Moral Panics of Sexuality. Palgrave Macmillan, p. 77-91 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

menstruation
community
syllabus
shame
domestic violence
56 Citations (Scopus)

Region, social identities, and disclosure practices as predictors of heterosexist discrimination against sexual minorities in the United States

Swank, E., Fahs, B. & Frost, D. M., May 2013, In : Sociological Inquiry. 83, 2, p. 238-258 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

discrimination
minority
small town
online survey
social class
12 Citations (Scopus)

Shaving It All Off: Examining Social Norms of Body Hair among College Men in a Women's Studies Course

Fahs, B., 2013, In : Women's Studies. 42, 5, p. 559-577 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

women's studies
Social Norms
Women's Studies
13 Citations (Scopus)

The moral panics of sexuality

Fahs, B., D'udy, M. L. & Stage, S., Jan 1 2013, Palgrave Macmillan. 259 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

sex education
sexuality
cancer
2 Citations (Scopus)

Why Do Social Work Students Engage in Lesbian and Gay Rights Activism?

Swank, E. & Fahs, B., Jan 2013, In : Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment. 23, 1, p. 91-106 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social work
political participation
resources
social justice
student
2012
26 Citations (Scopus)
Sexuality
social construction
Hair
sexuality
Exercise
12 Citations (Scopus)

Resources, Social Networks, and Collective Action Frames of College Students Who Join the Gay and Lesbian Rights Movement

Swank, E. & Fahs, B., Jan 2012, In : Journal of Homosexuality. 59, 1, p. 67-89 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

collective behavior
Social Support
social network
Students
resources
44 Citations (Scopus)

Rural location and exposure to minority stress among sexual minorities in the United States

Swank, E., Frost, D. M. & Fahs, B., Sep 2012, In : Psychology and Sexuality. 3, 3, p. 226-243 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

minority
small town
discrimination
community
Sexual Minorities
2011
30 Citations (Scopus)

Dreaded "otherness": Heteronormative patrolling in women's body hair rebellions

Fahs, B., Aug 2011, In : Gender and Society. 25, 4, p. 451-472 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

foreignness
femininity
heterosexuality
women's studies
Social Norms
15 Citations (Scopus)

Pathways to political activism among Americans who have same-sex sexual contact

Swank, E. & Fahs, B., Jun 2011, In : Sexuality Research and Social Policy. 8, 2, p. 126-138 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

contact
discriminant analysis
statistical significance
political participation
resources
53 Citations (Scopus)
liberation
eroticism
rape
wisdom
subjectivity
15 Citations (Scopus)

Sex during menstruation: Race, sexual identity, and women’s accounts of pleasure and disgust

Fahs, B., 2011, In : Feminism and Psychology. 21, 2, p. 155-178 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

menstruation
Pleasure
Menstruation
Heterosexuality
Sexual Identity
5 Citations (Scopus)

Sexuality on the market: An Irigarayan analysis of female desire as commodity

Fahs, B., 2011, Thinking with Irigaray. State University of New York Press, p. 179-200 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Sexuality
Commodities
3 Citations (Scopus)
Sex Offenses
Rape
Survivors
Wounds and Injuries
Self Psychology
30 Citations (Scopus)

Social identities as predictors of women's sexual satisfaction and sexual activity

Fahs, B. & Swank, E., Oct 2011, In : Archives of Sexual Behavior. 40, 5, p. 903-914 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Orgasm
Social Identification
Sexual Behavior
Working Women
Women's Rights
4 Citations (Scopus)

Students for peace: Contextual and framing motivations of antiwar activism

Swank, E. & Fahs, B., Jun 2011, In : Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare. 38, 2, p. 111-136 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

peace
social work
student
bachelor
social movement
18 Citations (Scopus)

The specter of excess: Race, class, and gender in women's body hair narratives

Fahs, B. & Delgado, D. A., 2011, Embodied Resistance : Challenging the Norms, Breaking the Rules. Vanderbilt University Press, p. 13-25 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

narrative
gender
femininity
normativity
Social Norms
3 Citations (Scopus)

Ti-Grace Atkinson and the legacy of radical feminism

Fahs, B., Sep 2011, In : Feminist Studies. 37, 3, p. 561-590 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

feminism
Radical Feminism
2010
19 Citations (Scopus)

Daddy's little girls: On the perils of chastity clubs, purity balls, and ritualized abstinence

Fahs, B., 2010, In : Frontiers. 31, 3, p. 116-142 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20th Century History
Adolescent Psychology
adolescent psychology
Sexual Abstinence
Cultural Characteristics
21 Citations (Scopus)

Radical refusals: On the anarchist politics of women choosing asexuality

Fahs, B., 2010, In : Sexualities. 13, 4, p. 445-461 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

politics
sexuality
separatism
content analysis
narrative
2009
63 Citations (Scopus)

Compulsory bisexuality? The challenges of modern sexual fluidity

Fahs, B., Jul 2009, In : Journal of Bisexuality. 9, 3-4, p. 431-449 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bisexuality
pressure to perform
fraternity
heterosexuality
political attitude