1. Information Sheet

Thank you for the interest in completing this survey.

About the study
This survey is part of a PhD project at The University of Sheffield, and has received ethical approval from The University. Unlike heterosexual relationships, which have been well researched, little is known about LGBTQ relationships. This research aims to investigate the experiences of male same-sex relationships.
 
Why should I take part in this research?
By completing this survey you are helping a vital piece of research. Although it may not directly benefit you, it aims to shed a light on a less well researched population. It is hoped this research leads to a greater understanding and societal acknowledgement of the experiences of male same-sex relationships.
 
Anonymity and Confidentiality
This survey is anonymous and any potentially identifiable information will be omitted from research outputs. All responses and data will be kept confidential, and in accordance with The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018.
 
How long will it take?
This survey will take 10-15 minutes to complete.
 
What do I need to do?
This survey requires you to read the questions and answer them truthfully and to the best of your ability.
Please note: If you wish to further help this research, I am also seeking participants to take part in a short informal interview. The end of the questionnaire will provide details of this.

What will happen to my answers?
Your answers may be anonymously quoted in any research outputs, including a PhD thesis. Any identifiable information will be altered and your identity will remain hidden.
 
Can I stop the survey if I change my mind?
You have the right to stop and withdraw from the survey at any point once you have started. If you do withdraw part-way through, the rest of your answers will be discounted. However, once you have fully completed the survey, it is not possible to withdraw your answers due to the anonymised nature of the survey. 

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* 1. I have read the above information. (Please note, if you answer no the survey will automatically end)

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* 2. I consent to taking part in this study, and to being anonymously quoted in any research outputs. (Please note, if you answer no the survey will automatically end)

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