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An exploration of bisexual, lesbian, and heterosexual women's body dissatisfaction, and body hair and make-up practices (2017)
Journal Article
Hayfield, N., Halliwell, E., & Clarke, V. (2017). An exploration of bisexual, lesbian, and heterosexual women's body dissatisfaction, and body hair and make-up practices. Psychology of Sexualities Section Review, 8(2), 55-67

Body image pressures for heterosexual women are well established. However, lesbian body image is less well understood, while bisexual women have largely been overlooked with the psychological literature. Further, women's investment in ‘traditional’ a... Read More about An exploration of bisexual, lesbian, and heterosexual women's body dissatisfaction, and body hair and make-up practices.

Insider and Outsider Perspectives: Reflections on Researcher Identities in Research with Lesbian and Bisexual Women (2015)
Journal Article
Hayfield, N., & Huxley, C. (2015). Insider and Outsider Perspectives: Reflections on Researcher Identities in Research with Lesbian and Bisexual Women. Qualitative Research in Psychology, 12(2), 91-106. https://doi.org/10.1080/14780887.2014.918224

© Taylor & Francis Group, LLC. In this article, we reflect on the concept of the insider and the outsider in qualitative research. We draw on our different experiences of conducting research with lesbian and bisexual women, using our PhD research p... Read More about Insider and Outsider Perspectives: Reflections on Researcher Identities in Research with Lesbian and Bisexual Women.

Bisexual women's understandings of social marginalisation: 'The heterosexuals don't understand US but nor do the lesbians' (2014)
Journal Article
Hayfield, N., Clarke, V., & Halliwell, E. (2014). Bisexual women's understandings of social marginalisation: 'The heterosexuals don't understand US but nor do the lesbians'. Feminism and Psychology, 24(3), 352-372. https://doi.org/10.1177/0959353514539651

Drawing on interviews with 20 self-identified bisexual women, this paper contributes to the limited psychological literature on bisexual women by exploring their experiences of social marginalisation. These (mainly white and middle class) British bis... Read More about Bisexual women's understandings of social marginalisation: 'The heterosexuals don't understand US but nor do the lesbians'.

Visible lesbians and invisible bisexuals: Appearance and visual identities among bisexual women (2013)
Journal Article
Hayfield, N., Clarke, V., Halliwell, E., & Malson, H. (2013). Visible lesbians and invisible bisexuals: Appearance and visual identities among bisexual women. Women's Studies International Forum, 40, 172-182

A number of feminist scholars have argued that dress and appearance can be used to critique the dominant culture and explore alternative subjectivities. Research on non-heterosexual visual identities has explored the role that appearance and clothing... Read More about Visible lesbians and invisible bisexuals: Appearance and visual identities among bisexual women.

'Never judge a book by its cover?': students' understandings of lesbian, gay and bisexual appearance (2013)
Journal Article
Hayfield, N. (2013). 'Never judge a book by its cover?': students' understandings of lesbian, gay and bisexual appearance. Psychology and Sexuality, 4(1), 16-24. https://doi.org/10.1080/19419899.2013.748261

This research aimed to explore (predominantly heterosexual) students' perceptions of sexuality and appearance. A short qualitative survey, which contained questions about the 'typical appearance' of lesbians, gay men, bisexual and heterosexual people... Read More about 'Never judge a book by its cover?': students' understandings of lesbian, gay and bisexual appearance.

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans appearance and embodiment: A critical review of the psychological literature (2012)
Journal Article
Clarke, V., Hayfield, N., & Huxley, C. (2012). Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans appearance and embodiment: A critical review of the psychological literature. Psychology of Sexualities Section Review, 3(1), 51-70

This paper provides a review of the psychological literature on LGBT appearance and embodiment. Research on ‘outsider’ perceptions of LGBT appearance and embodiment has focused on the links between perceptions of physical attractiveness and homosexua... Read More about Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans appearance and embodiment: A critical review of the psychological literature.

"I'd be just as happy with a cup of tea": Women's accounts of sex and affection in long-term heterosexual relationships (2012)
Journal Article
Hayfield, N., & Clarke, V. (2012). "I'd be just as happy with a cup of tea": Women's accounts of sex and affection in long-term heterosexual relationships. Women's Studies International Forum, 35(2), 67-74. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wsif.2012.01.003

This article reports a feminist analysis of interview data with 10 British women, in which they discuss sex and affection in their heterosexual relationships. We explore the popular cultural notion that women lack sexual desire and are more concerned... Read More about "I'd be just as happy with a cup of tea": Women's accounts of sex and affection in long-term heterosexual relationships.

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender psychology: An international conversation among researchers (2010)
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Hsu, M. H. D., Hayfield, N. J., Espín, O. M., Borrero-Bracero, N. I., Blair, K. L., Adams, J., …Shepperd, D. (2010). Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender psychology: An international conversation among researchers. Psychology and Sexuality, 1(1), 75-90. https://doi.org/10.1080/19419891003634612

This article reports on a conversation between 12 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) psychologists at the first international LGBT Psychology Summer Institute at the University of Michigan in August 2009. Participants discuss how their wor... Read More about Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender psychology: An international conversation among researchers.