The Psychology of Sexualities Section



The Psychology of Sexualities Review (PoSR) is an international peer-reviewed publication that is published annually by the British Psychological Society (BPS). It has been recognised as a high quality publication in the field of sexualities by EBSCO, the world’s most prolific aggregator of full-text journals, which has accepted to index it in its databases. The full text of PoSR will be found on EBSCO's database.

The Psychology of Sexualities Review encourages the following types of submission:

  • Empirical, theoretical and review articles on any aspect of the psychology of sexualities
  • Book reviews
  • Bibliographic articles
  • Short articles on relevant research papers, conference reports
  • Reflective clinical pieces and case-studies
  • Short reports, commentaries and opinion pieces
  • Notices of events and activities of likely interest to members of the BPS Psychology of Sexualities Section

For a Free Sample Issue of the Psychology of Sexualities Review (PoSR) please click here

Download the Notes for Contributors here

Back copies and subscriptions for Non-BPS members:

Back copies of the Psychology of Sexualities Review (PoSR), as well as back copies of our former publication (Lesbian & Gay Psychology Review) can be purchased online. Reduced rates are available for BPS members, and are free for members of the Psychology of Sexualities Section. Please visit the BPS Online Shop for the latest prices and purchases.

For alternative methods of purchase or for any enquires about back issues, please contact the British Psychological Society's Commercial Sales Team: +44 (0) 116 2529551 

Submitting your article

Articles and General Submissions should be sent electronically to the Editor, Dr Orla Parlow-Breen with the text 'Manuscript Submission POSR' in the email header. Submissions should be sent as a Word Document attachment, together with a covering letter. A copy should be retained by the author(s). PDF attachments are also acceptable. 

Non-Article Submissions:

Book reviews, bibliographic articles, conference reports, contributions to 'Research in Brief' and 'Focus on Activism', letters and notices about courses, conferences, research and other forthcoming events are not sent out for peer review, but are evaluated by the Editor. Book reviews and all other reports should conform to the general guidelines for academic articles.

All submissions should be sent electronically to the Editor

For submission queries, or any general queries about the Psychology of Sexualities Review, please contact the Editor as detailed above.