Amy L. Stone (they/them) is Professor of Sociology and Anthropology at Trinity University. They are the author of Queer Carnival, Gay Rights at the Ballot Box and Cornyation: San Antonio‚Äôs Outrageous Fiesta Tradition, along with being co-editor of Out of the Closet, Into the Archives: Researching Sexual Histories. Their research focuses on lesbian, gay, bisexual,  transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) politics, urban life, and health in the contemporary United States. They are the co-leader of the community-based research project Strengthening Colors of Pride, which focuses on health and well-being for LGBTQ people in South Texas. They also co-lead the Family Housing Me (FHAM) project on LGBTQ youth, relatives, and housing stability, which is funded by the National Science Foundation.

Amy Stone is a 2022 grantee of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Community Research for Health Equity program, managed by AcademyHealth.

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