Intersectional Labels to Describe Autistic Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

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Research Study Description


I am reaching out as part of the Double Rainbow Lab at the University of Calgary (see more information about our lab here: We conduct research focused on LGBTQ+ and autistic mental health and well-being, with an emphasis on strengths-based and affirmative practice. We are currently recruiting participants for a study focused on the intersectional labels of autistic sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI).

Participants must be 18+, autistic (self-diagnosed or formally diagnosed), and use an intersectional label to describe either their gender or sexual orientation (e.g., autigender, others).

Organization:  University of Calgary and University of Massachusetts Boston

Study Link:  To learn more, please go to the following link:

Contact:  To learn more about this study, please email: Dr. Meredith Maroney (PI) from the University of Massachusetts Boston, [email protected].  This study has been approved by the IRB at UMass Boston [#3594].