Gay, Bi, & Queer Men’s Sexual Pain Study

We are a team of sexual health researchers from Ryerson University who are currently seeking gay, bisexual, and queer men to participate in our Gay, Bi, & Queer Men’s Sexual Pain Study. Pain when bottoming (i.e., receptive anal intercourse; when your partner inserts their penis or an object into your anus) is common among gay, bi, and queer men, with prevalence rates ranging from 12.5% to 18% among this population. Unfortunately, little is known about the symptoms and causes of pain when bottoming as well as the impact this difficulty has on the lives of gay, bi, and queer men.

Our goal: Gain a better understanding of the experiences of gay, bi, and queer with pain when bottoming, which is important for the development of effective medical and psychosocial treatments for this population.

We are looking for:

·       200 gay, bi, or queer men who experience pain when bottoming AND 200 gay, bi, and queer men who almost never experience pain when bottoming

·       Must have had any type of sexual activity with another male during the past 6 months

·       Must be over 18 years old

·       Must be able to speak and read in English

·       Must hold a valid Canadian bank account (in order to compensated for their time and effort)

What do participants have to do?

·       Complete an anonymous and confidential 1-hour online questionnaire package

Incentives for the participant:

·       $10 for their full participation

·       Help gay, bi, and queer men who experience pain when bottoming

Study Website: ( or Facebook page ( for more information.

Please feel free to contact our research team if you have any additional questions by telephone at 416-979-5000, ext. 2179 or via email at

LGBTQ Family Conflict Study from Brock University

LGBTQ Family Conflict Studies from Brock University

Researchers at Brock University are seeking LGBTQ participants in Canada for a study on LGBTQ Family Conflict in two different studies, one examining current experiences of family conflict and one examining child custody conflicts in the past. 

For questions, comments and to participate, please email:

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Has anyone ever disapproved of your relationship? Have you ever disapproved of someone else's relationship?

Online Study About Approval & Disapproval of Romantic Relationships 

  • Have you ever felt that your friends or family disapproved of your relationship?
  • Have YOU ever disapproved of the relationship of one of your friends or family members?
  • What about approval? Have you ever approved of someone else’s relationship, or had them approve of yours?

If you answered YES to any of these questions, we want to hear from you!

Our brief on-line study is open to everyone over the age of 18, and we are interested in hearing from people of all backgrounds, genders, sexualities, and those with diverse relationship experiences.

All participants will be entered into prize draws, and those selected for additional follow-up studies will receive additional compensation for their time. Please spread the word to others who might also be interested!

LGBTQ2A+ Participants Needed for Online Survey

A Sociology PhD Student from Queen's University is seeking LGBTQ2A+ identified participants for an online survey. Select participants will also be invited to participate in an in-person or online interview after completing the online survey. This study will help to better understand the links between gender experiences and experiences of discrimination, as well as personal and mental well-being. 

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Gender Perceptions Study

The University of Utah is looking for participants for an online study about perceptions of gender. Participants must be over the age of 18 and have access to the Internet. Participants will be asked to complete an online survey that asks about their opinions and experiences of gender. All participants will be entered into a prize draw for a $100 gift card.

To participate, click here or enter into your browser. 

Online Survey for Women in Same-Sex Relationships

This survey takes about 20 minutes to complete and is being conducted by researchers at Old Dominion University. 

Participant Criteria: 

  • Women
  • In a Same-Sex relationship with another woman
  • 18 years and older
  • Must be in a relationship that has lasted at least 3 months

At the end you'll be given the opportunity to be entered into a draw for a gift card to Starbucks or Amazon. There are 100 gift cards to be won!

To learn more about the study and to complete the survey, Click Here

Successful LGBTQ Relationships

Successful Gay and Lesbian Couple Relationships

This online study investigates variables that influence well-being and distress in same-sex couple relationships. Participate in a 85-120 minute online survey and receive $10!

Eligibility Criteria:

  • must be 18 years or older;
  • in a same-sex couple relationship for at least 6 months;
  • good knowledge of English
  • Your partner's participation is welcome, although it is not required

For more information, please contact us via telephone at 613-562-5800 ext. 4471, or via email at

Click Here to complete the survey.