Presentations

Upcoming and past presentations by NLLFS Researchers at scientific, academic, or social conferences.

2020 Presentations

  • Mental Health and Sexuality of Adult Offspring in the U.S. National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study

    April 2, 2020. Gartrell, N., Bos, H. M.W., & Koh, A. N. Presentation to internal medicine residents at UCLA Ronald Reagan Hospital.

Past Presentations

  • Mental Health and Sexuality of Adult Offspring in the U.S. National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study

    November 9, 2019. Gartrell, N., Bos, H. M.W., & Koh, A. N. Presentation in Tokyo, Japan.

  • The Association Between Same-sex Relationships, Loneliness, and Mental Health

    August 8–11, 2019. Doorakkers, L., & Bos, H.M.W. Poster presentation at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.

  • Beyond "Mom" and "Dad": Gender Expression and Parenting within Same-sex Couples

    August 8–11, 2019. Balsam, K.F., Savarese, E., Rostosky, S., Riggle, E., Rothblum, E.D., & Wickham, R. Paper presentation at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.

  • Meaning in Life as a Moderator Between Homophobic Stigmatization and Problem Behavior in Emerging Adult Offspring from Planned Lesbian Families

    August 8–11, 2019. Bos, H.M.W., Gartrell, N., & Koh, A. Paper presentation at the American Psychological Association Convention, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.

  • Sexual Attraction, Orientation, and Same-sex Experiences of Adults Born into Lesbian Mother Families

    August 8–11, 2019. Bos, H.M.W., Koh, A., & Gartrell, N. Poster presentation at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.

  • Sexual Attraction, Sexual Identity, and Same-sex Sexual Experiences of Adult Offspring in the U.S. National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study

    August 7–11, 2019. Gartrell, N., Bos, H.M.W., & Koh, A. Presentation at the Women in Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.

  • Determinants of Co-parenting Quality in Gay-, Lesbian-, and Heterosexual-parent Families with Infants

    March 21–23, 2019. Ellis-Davies, K., Van Rijn-Van Gelderen, L., Rubio, B., Winstanley, A., Jorgensen, T., Gross, M., Vecho, O., Bos, H.M.W., Golombok, S., & Lamb, M. Paper presentation at the SRCD Biennial Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.

  • Parenting Quality and Attachment in Gay-Father, Lesbian-Mother, and Heterosexual-Parent Families

    March 21–23, 2019. Van Rijn – van Gelderen, L., Ellis-Davies, K., Winstanly, A., Rubio, B., Vecho, O., Bos, H.M.W., Gross, M., Lamb, M., &, Golombok, S., Rubio, B., Gross, M., & Lamb, M. Paper presented at the SRCD Biennial Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.

  • Unions in Context: A Study on Female Same-sex Couples with Children in the Netherlands

    November 7–10, 2018. Bos, H.M. W., Kalmijn. M., Fischer, M., Steinmetz, S. Poster presentation at the National Council of Family Relations, San Diego, CA U.S.A.

  • Offspring of the U.S. National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study During Emerging Adulthood: What Are the Important Predictors of Their Well-being?

    November 7–10, 2018. Koh, A., Bos, H. M.W., & Gartrell, N. Poster presentation at the National Council of Family Relations, San Diego, CA U.S.A.

  • Gay Prospective Parents: Motivations and Predictors of Family Formation

    November 7–10, 2018. Van Houten, J., Bos, H.M.W., Tornello, S.L. Poster presentation at the National Council of Family Relations, San Diego, CA U.S.A.

  • Family Characteristics and Parenting Behavior in Lesbian-mother Families Formed through Donor Insemination

    November 14–15, 2018. Bos, H.M.W. Keynote at the international conference, Les familles homoparentales ici et ailleurs. Jules Verne University, Amiens, France.

  • The U.S. National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study 1986–2018

    October 18, 2018. Gartrell, N. Centre for Family Research and LGBTQ+@CAM, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.

  • Somewhere Over the Rainbow: Werkelijkheid, Nog Steeds Een Droom, of Lets er Tussen In?

    October 12, 2018. Bos, H.M.W. Inaugural speech for professorship in sexual and gender diversity in families and youth. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

  • Determinants of Co-parenting Quality in Gay, Lesbian, and Heterosexual Parent Families with Infants

    August 9–12, 2018. van Rijn – van Gelderen, L., Bos, H.M.W., Jorgensen, T.D., Ellis-Davies, K., Winstanly, A., Golombok, S., Rubio, B., Gross, M., Vecho, O., & Lamb, M. Presentation at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.

  • The U.S. National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study Offspring in Emerging Adulthood: What are Important Predictors of Their Well-being?

    August 5–9, 2018. Koh, A., Bos, H.M.W., & Gartrell, N. Presentation at Women in Medicine Conference, Napa, CA, U.S.A.

  • U.S. and Dutch Population-based Comparisons: Same- vs. Different-sex Parent Families

    May 31–June 4, 2017. Gartrell, N., Bos, H.M.W. (2017). U.S. and Dutch Population-based Comparisons: Same- vs. Different-sex Parent Families. Presentation at the 34th Annual Women in Medicine Conference. Burlington, Vt., U.S.A.

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  • Opportunities and Challenges in Conducting Research on Same-Sex Parent Families

    March 23–25, 2017. Bos, H.M.W., Gartrell, N. (2017). Opportunities and Challenges in Conducting Research on Same-Sex Parent Families. Presentation at International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS). Vienna, Austria.

  • Presentation at Mathematica Policy Research

    October 11, 2016. Gartrell, N., Bos, H.M.W., et al. (2016). The Health and Well-being of Adolescents with Lesbian Mothers: Findings from the U.S. National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study. Presentation at Mathematica Policy Research. Washington, D.C.

  • Presentation at the 31st International Conference of Psychology

    July 24-29, 2016. Bos, H.M.W., van Rijn-van Gelderen L, Gartrell, N. How Lesbian Mothers Prepare Adolescents for Homophobic Stigmatization. Presentation at the 31st International Conference of Psychology. Yokohama, Japan.

  • Presentation at the 123rd Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association

    August 6-9, 2015. Bos, H.M.W., Gartrell, N., van Rijn-van Gelderen L (2014). Male Role Models for Adolescents In Lesbian- and Heterosexual-Parent Families. Presentation at the 123rd Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association., Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

  • Presentation in Women's Studies 610 Seminar in Sexuality

    April 20, 2015. Bos, H.M.W., Gartrell, N. (2015). Examples of New Directions in Studies on Planned Lesbian Families. Presentation in Women’s Studies 610 Seminar in Sexuality. San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA.

  • Presentation in the UCLA Bixby Lecture Series

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  • Presentation at the Stanford University Women’s Community Center

    April 10, 2015. Gartrell, N. (2015). From Stanford to the NLLFS. Presentation at the Stanford University Women’s Community Center. Stanford, CA, USA.

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  • Presentation at the 2015 Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development

    March 19-21, 2015. van Rijn-van Gelderen L., Bos, H.M.W., Ellis-Davis, Gartrell, N., (2015). Parent-Adolescent Relationships in Dutch Planned Lesbian Families. Presentation at the Society for Research in Child Development. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

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  • Presentation at the International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS)

    March 12-14, 2015. Bos, H.M.W., Gartrell, N. & van Rijn-van Gelderen L., (2015). Satisfaction with Known, Open-Identity, or Unknown Sperm Donors: Reports from Lesbian Mothers of 17-year-old Adolescents. Presentation at the International Convention of Psychological Science. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

  • Presentation at Women in Medicine 2014

    August 7, 2014. Gartrell, N, Bos, H.M.W., & Van Rijn-Van Gelderen, L. (2014). Qualitative Data from the U.S. National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study. Presentation at Women in Medicine 2014, Ogunquit, Maine, U.S.A.

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  • Presentation at the 28th International Congress of Applied Psychology

    July 8-13, 2014. Bos. H.M.W., Gartrell, N., Roeleveld, J., & Ledoux, G. (2014). Civic competence of children in same-sex parent families: A comparison with children of opposite-sex parents. Paper presented as an oral presentation at the 28th International Congress of Applied Psychology, Paris: France

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  • Presentation at the 122nd Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association

    August 7-10, 2014. Bos, H.M.W., & Gartrell, N. (2014). Same-Sex Divorce: An Examination of Causes, Consequences, and Complexities. Presentation at the 122nd Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association., Washington, D.C, USA.

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  • Presentation about the NLLFS at Duke University

    November 4-5, 2013. Gartrell N. The U.S. National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study. Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity, Department of Sociology, and Program in Women's Studies, Duke University, with special introduction by Nanette's Stanford mentor, Emeritus Duke President Keith Brodie, MD.

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  • Presentation at the Center for Family Research and Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge

    October 14, 2013. Gartrell N. Adolescents of the U.S. National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study. Center for Family Research and Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge, U.K. 

  • Keynote at Conference Sexualities VII, University of Bratislava, Slovakia

    September 8-9, 2013. Bos. H.M.W. Overview of the most important findings of the Dutch longitudinal study on same-sex parent families. Keynote at Conference Sexualities VII, University of Bratislava, Slovakia.

  • Oral presentation presented at the 16th European conference on developmental psychology

    September 3-7, 2013. Van Gelderen, L., & Bos, H.M.W. Adolescent offspring in lesbian mother families. Oral presentation presented at the 16th European conference on developmental psychology, Lausanne, Switzerland.

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  • Poster presentation at the 121st Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association

    July 31 - August 4, 2013. Van Beusekom, G., Bos, H.M.W., & Sandfort, T.G.M. Same-sex attraction, and coping styles as mediator of differences in psychological adjustment in early adolescence. Poster accepted for presentation at the 121st Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HW, USA.

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  • Paper presentation at the 28th International Congress of Applied Psychology

    July 8-13, 2013. Bos. H.M.W., Gartrell, N., Roeleveld, J., & Ledoux, G. Civic competence of children in same-sex parent families:  A comparison with children of opposite-sex parents. Paper presented at the 28th International Congress of Applied Psychology, Paris, France.

  • Presentation at Fachtagung "All Families Matter" Vielfältige Familien bilden

    June 1, 2013. Bos, H.M.W., & Gartrell, N. (2013). Adolescents of the U.S. national longitudinal lesbian family study: Male role models, gender role traits, and psychological adjustment. Presentation at Fachtagung "All Families Matter" Vielfältige Familien bilden – Denkanstösse für eine integrative Bildungs – und Familienpolitik, Zurich, Switzerland.

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  • Presentation at the Pacific Fertility Center, San Francisco, CA

    May 23, 2013. Bos, H.M.W., & Gartrell, N. Overview of the findings of the U.S. National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study. Invited presentation at the Pacific Fertility Center, San Francisco, CA, USA.

  • Poster presentation at the 166th Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association

    May 18-22, 2013. Bos, H.M.W., Boschloo, L., Schoevers, R., & Sandfort, T.M.G. Same-sex and opposite sexual attraction among depressed and/or anxious patients. Poster presentation at the 166th Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, San Francisco, CA., USA. 

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  • Presentation at the Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting

    May 4, 2013. Gartrell, N. Adolescents of the U.S. National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study. Presentation at the Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.

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  • Poster presentation at the 2013 Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development

    April 18-20, 2013. Van Gelderen, L., Bos., H.M.W., Gartrell, N., & Hermanns, J.M.A. The Achenbach Youth Self-Report Instrument: Comparison of Adolescents Reared by Lesbian and Heterosexual Parents. Poster presentation at the 2013 Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, WA, USA.

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  • Presentatie wensvader symposium georganiseerd door Meer dan Gewenst

     February 2, 2013. Bos, H.M.W., & Van Gelderen, L.  Onderzoek naar homo mannen met een kinderwens [Research on gay men who want to become a parent]. Presentatie wensvader symposium georganiseerd door Meer dan Gewenst. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

  • Loes van Gelderen Defends Ph.D. Thesis Based on NLLFS

    November 28, 2012: Study collaborator Loes van Gelderen will defend her PhD thesis based on the NLLFS on November 28, 2012, at 1 PM at Aula of the University of Amsterdam.

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  • Gay Lesbian Medical Association's Annual Conference

    September 21, 2012: Gartrell, N. Kimberly Clermont Memorial Lecture. Gay Lesbian Medical Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, USA.

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  • Poster presentation at the 120th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association

    August 2-5, 2012. Van Gelderen, L., Van Rooij, B., Gartrell, N., Bos, H.M.W., & Hermanns, J. Stigmatization associated with growing up in a lesbian-parented family: What do adolescents experience and how do they deal with it? Poster presentation at the 120th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL, USA.

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  • Presentation of Work in Progress at the Williams Institute

    February 14, 2012: Bos, H.M.W., and Gartrell, N. (2012). Lesbian-mother families formed through donor insemination. Presentation Work in Progress at the University of California, Williams Institute, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

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  • Presentation at The Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law, 2011

    November, 2011. Gartrell, N., & Bos, H.M.W. The U.S. National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study. Presentation at The Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law, November 10, 2011, Washington, D.C., USA

  • Presentation at the ILGA Conference, 2011

    October, 2011. Gartrell, N., & Bos, H.M.W. The U.S. National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study. Presentation at the ILGA conference, October 7, 2011, Lisbon, Portugal.

  • Poster presentation at the 15th European Conference on Developmental Psychology

    August, 2011. Van Gelderen, L. Gartrell, N. Bos, H., & Hermanns, J. Stigmatization and promotive factors in relation to psychological health of adolescents in planned lesbian families. Poster presentation at the 15th European Conference on Developmental Psychology, August 23-27, 2011, Bergen, Norway.

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  • Poster presentation at the 119th Annual American Psychological Association Convention, 2011

    August, 2011. Van Gelderen, L., Gartrell, N. Bos, H., & Hermanns, J. (2011). Adolescents of the U.S. National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study: The impact of having a known or unknown donor on the stability of psychological adjustment. Poster presentation at the 119th Annual American Psychological Association Convention, August 3-7, 2011, Washington, DC, USA.

  • Presentation at the Women in Medicine Conference, 2011

    July, 2011. Bos, H.M.W. & Gartrell, N. Adolescents of the US National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study. What is the influence of having male role models on gender role development and psychological adjustment? Presentation at the Women in Medicine Conference, July 24- 27, 2011, Stowe, VT, USA.

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  • Presentation at the 10th Anniversary Celebration Conference of The Williams Institute

    April, 2011. Gartrell, N., Bos, H.M.W. & Goldberg, N. The U.S. National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study. Presentation at the 10th Anniversary Celebration Conference of The Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law, April 7-9, 2011, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

  • 138th Annual Meeting American Public Health Association

    November, 2010. Bos, H.M.W. & Gartrell, N. Can Family Characteristics Counteract the Negative Effects of Stigmatization? Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, Denver, CO., USA.

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  • Annual Meeting Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

    September, 2010. Bos, H.M.W., Gartrell, N., & Perrin, E. Can Family Characteristics Counteract the Negative Effects of Stigmatization? Oral presentation at a plenary session of the annual meeting of the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Boston, MA, USA.

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  • 118th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association

    August, 2010. van Gelderen, L., Gartrell, N., Bos, H., Hermanns, J., & Perrin, E. Planned Lesbian Families: The effects of stigmatization on adolescent quality of life. Poster presentation at the 118th Annual American Psychological Association Convention, San Diego, CA, USA.

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Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting

    May, 2010. van Gelderen, L., Gartrell, N., Bos, H., Hermanns, J., & Perrin, E. Planned Lesbian Families: The effects of stigmatization on adolescent quality of life. Poster presentation at the Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada.

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  • Lavender Law Conference

    October, 2009. Gartrell, N. The USA National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study. Lavender Law Conference, New York, NY, USA.

  • American Psychological Association 117th Annual Convention

    August, 2009. Bos, H. & van Gelderen, L. A Longitudinal Study of Planned Lesbian Families. Poster presentation at the American Psychological Association 117th Annual Convention, Toronto, Canada.

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  • International Conference on Human Rights

    July, 2009. Gartrell, N. The USA National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study. International Conference on Human Rights, Copenhagen, Denmark.

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  • American Public Health Association

    October, 2008. Gartrell, N., Bos, H.M.W., Rodas-Pina, C., Peyser, H., Deck, A., van Gelderen, L., & Draijer, E. A Longitudinal Study on Children in Planned Lesbian Families: Psychological outcomes in adolescence; preliminary results. Paper presentation at the American Public Health Association, San Diego, CA, USA.

  • International Congress of Psychology

    July, 2008. Gartrell, N., Bos, H.M.W., Rodas-Pina,C., Peyser, H., Deck, A., van Gelderen, L., & Draijer, E. The USA National Longitudinal Family Study. Paper presentation at the International Congress of Psychology, Berlin, Germany.

  • Women in Medicine Conference

    July, 2008. Bos, H.M.W., Van Balen, F., Gartrell, N., Peyser, H., & Sandfort, Th. G.M. Children in Planned Lesbian Families: A cross-cultural comparison between the USA and the Netherlands. Paper presentation at Women in Medicine conference, Monterey, CA, USA.

  • Annual Meeting of the Society of Reproductive and Infant Psychology

    September, 2007. Bos, H.M.W., Van Balen, F., Gartrell, N., Peyser, H., & Sandfort, Th. G.M. Children in Planned Lesbian Families: A cross-cultural comparison between the USA and the Netherlands. Paper presentation at annual meeting of the Society of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, Oxford, UK.

  • 115th Annual American Psychological Association Convention

    August, 2007. Bos, H.M.W., Van Balen, F., Gartrell, N., Peyser, H., & Sandfort, Th. G.M. Children in Planned Lesbian Families: A cross-cultural comparison between the USA and the Netherlands. Poster presentation at the 115th annual American Psychological Association convention, San Francisco, CA, USA.