Ritch Savin-Williams

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Ritch C. Savin-Williams, Ph.D, (born 1949) is professor emeritus of developmental psychology at Cornell University who specializes in gay, lesbian, and bisexual research.wikipedia
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Sexual minority

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Professor Savin-Williams' research focuses on adolescent and young adult sexual identity development and sexual minority populations.
Scientists such as Ritch Savin-Williams support using the term in order to accurately describe adolescent youths who may not identify as any common culturally-defined sexual identity label (lesbian, gay, bisexual, et cetera) but who still have attractions towards those of the same anatomical sex as themselves.

Sexual orientation

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Savin-Williams has written and edited numerous books on adolescence and sexual orientation:

Developmental psychology

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Ritch C. Savin-Williams, Ph.D, (born 1949) is professor emeritus of developmental psychology at Cornell University who specializes in gay, lesbian, and bisexual research.

Cornell University

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Ritch C. Savin-Williams, Ph.D, (born 1949) is professor emeritus of developmental psychology at Cornell University who specializes in gay, lesbian, and bisexual research.

Gay

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Ritch C. Savin-Williams, Ph.D, (born 1949) is professor emeritus of developmental psychology at Cornell University who specializes in gay, lesbian, and bisexual research.

Lesbian

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Ritch C. Savin-Williams, Ph.D, (born 1949) is professor emeritus of developmental psychology at Cornell University who specializes in gay, lesbian, and bisexual research.

Bisexuality

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Ritch C. Savin-Williams, Ph.D, (born 1949) is professor emeritus of developmental psychology at Cornell University who specializes in gay, lesbian, and bisexual research.

Bachelor of Arts

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Savin-Williams earned his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Missouri in 1971.

Psychology

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Savin-Williams earned his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Missouri in 1971.

University of Missouri

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Savin-Williams earned his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Missouri in 1971.

Master of Arts

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He later earned an MA in Religious Studies in 1973 and a Ph.D in Human Development in 1977 from the University of Chicago.

Religious studies

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He later earned an MA in Religious Studies in 1973 and a Ph.D in Human Development in 1977 from the University of Chicago.

Doctor of Philosophy

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He later earned an MA in Religious Studies in 1973 and a Ph.D in Human Development in 1977 from the University of Chicago.

University of Chicago

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He later earned an MA in Religious Studies in 1973 and a Ph.D in Human Development in 1977 from the University of Chicago.

Clinical psychology

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Savin-Williams retrained in Clinical Psychology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst from 1989 to 1993 before completing his residency at Children's Hospital of Michigan.

University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Savin-Williams retrained in Clinical Psychology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst from 1989 to 1993 before completing his residency at Children's Hospital of Michigan.

Children's Hospital of Michigan

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Savin-Williams retrained in Clinical Psychology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst from 1989 to 1993 before completing his residency at Children's Hospital of Michigan.

Young adult (psychology)

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Professor Savin-Williams' research focuses on adolescent and young adult sexual identity development and sexual minority populations.

Sexual identity

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Professor Savin-Williams' research focuses on adolescent and young adult sexual identity development and sexual minority populations.

Research

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In addition to his research, he operates a small private practice.

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In addition to his research, he operates a small private practice.

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Savin-Williams has appeared on Good Morning America and served as a consultant for 20/20 and The Oprah Winfrey Show.

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Savin-Williams has appeared on Good Morning America and served as a consultant for 20/20 and The Oprah Winfrey Show.

The Oprah Winfrey Show

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Savin-Williams has appeared on Good Morning America and served as a consultant for 20/20 and The Oprah Winfrey Show.

Expert witness

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In addition, Savin-Williams has served as an expert witness in court cases about gay adoption, same-sex marriage, sodomy laws, and the exclusion of gays in the Boy Scouts of America.