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Mari Tarantino

Mari Tarantino

Katelyn Singer
Mari Tarantino, M.S. to Ph.D. Student in Family Studies

Department of  Human Development and Family Science
mtarantino@vt.edu

Mari (she/her) is a second year M.S. to Ph.D. student in the Family Studies area. Her current research focuses on sexually and romantically marginalized individuals in partnerships and family contexts. She is currently working on her master's thesis titled “Queering LGB+ Women’s Sexual Scripts”, which addresses how heteronormativity influences LGB+ women’s sexual partnerships and STI/pregnancy prevention efforts.

LGBTQ+ individuals in context, romantic and sexual partnerships, queering relationships and families, qualitative methods

BS in Human Development and Family Studies, University of New Hampshire, 2020; minors in Queer Studies and Interdisciplinary Health Education