Bachelor of Psychological Science (Hons)
PhD (Social Psychology)
Member, Australian Psychological Society
NOT SO PRIVATE LIVES - NATIONAL SURVEY - SAME-SEX ATTRACTED AUSTRALIANS
Dane, S.K., Masser, B.M., MacDonald, G., & Duck, J.M. (2010). Not so private lives: National findings on the relationships and well-being of same-sex attracted Australians (version 1.1). The University of Queensland, Australia: School of Psychology Publications.
To access full report visit http://espace.library.uq.edu.au/view/UQ:205948
Chapters include findings on preferred timing of disclosure of sexuality, marriage vs. civil unions, perceptions of how others value same-sex relationships, numbers living with children, the role of heterosexual acceptance over and above support from similar others, and psychological well-being.
Minority group status, concealable stigma, intergroup anxiety, social acceptance and wellbeing
Dane, S. K., & MacDonald, G. (2009). Heterosexuals' acceptance predicts the well-being of same-sex attracted young adults beyond ingroup support. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 26, 659-677.
Dane, S. (2005). The importance of out-group acceptance in addition to in-group support in predicting the well-being of same-sex attracted youth. Gay and Lesbian Issues and Psychology Review, 1, 23-29.
Recent Conference Presentations:
Dane, S., Masser, B., MacDonald, G., & Duck, J. (2010). Not so private lives: National findings on relationship recognition and disclosure, mainstream appraisal, and the well-being of same-sex attracted Australians. Paper presented at the 7th national LGBTI Health in Difference Conference. Sydney, Australia.
Dane, S., MacDonald, G., Masser, B., & Duck, J. (2008). To delay or not to delay: The effects of timing and manner in disclosing a same-sex sexual orientation. Poster presented at the 2008 biennial meeting of the International Association of Relationship Research (IARR). Providence, RI, USA.
Dane, S.K., & MacDoanld, G., Masser, B.M., & Feeney, J.A. (2007). Upfront and indirect: Outgroup reactions to the timing and manner of disclosure of an individual's same-sex sexual orientation. Paper presented at the 36th annual meeting of the Society for Australasian Social Psychologists (SASP). Brisbane, Australia.
Dane, S., MacDonald, G., Feeney. J., & Louis, W. (2006). Not if but when: Out-group reactions to the timing of disclosure of an indiviidual's same-sex attractions. Paper presented at the 35th annual meeting of the Society for Australasian Social Psychologists (SASP). Canberra, Australia.
Note: Coordinator roles prior to 2009 and tutor roles prior to 2006 are not included.