Pt. I. Understanding Gay Youth: Society's Mirror -- Ch. 1. World of Gay Youth: From Exclusion to Inclusion -- Ch. 2. Dispelling Old Myths: Creating New Insights -- Ch. 3. Coming Out: Finding Freedom to Be -- Pt. II. Interventions With LGBT Young People: Supporting a Healthy Outlook -- Ch. 4. Counseling Youth on LGBT Issues: Toward Self-Acceptance -- Ch. 5. Speak Up and Share: Self-Expression and the Creative Arts -- Ch. 6. School Environment: Creating an Oasis of Safety -- Pt. III. Possibilities for LGBT Participation in Daily Life: Evolving Relationships and Communities -- Ch. 7. Parenting LGBT Children: A Foundation for Love and Support -- Ch. 8. "Coming In": LGBT Family Life -- Ch. 9. Community Counts: A Place for Friends and Family -- Ch. 10. Conclusion: A Last Look at a New Beginning -- Pt. IV. Creating Equality in Society: Resources and Supports -- Ch. 11. Resources on LGBT Issues for Youth and Adults: Celebrating Diversity -- Ch. 12. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Organizations: Support for All.
Introduction: how to read and use this book; Part I. History, contexts and debates in LGBTQ psychology: 1. Introducing LGBTQ psychology; 2. Key debates and perspectives; 3. Doing LGBTQ psychological research; Part II. Understanding social marginalisation in LGBTQ lives: 4. Diversity; 5. Prejudice and discrimination; 6. Health; Part III. LGBTQ experiences across the lifespan: 7. Young people, coming out and identity development; 8. Relationships; 9. Parenting and family; 10. Ageing and old age; Conclusion: 11. The future of LGBTQ psychology; Glossary.
"Offers innovative, practical interventions plus homework, handouts, worksheets, and hands-on activities tailored to these populations. Use the notebook to explore the issues surrounding coming out, homophobia in the workplace, spirituality, identity formation, and issues that require a non-hetorsexist approach, such as domestic violence and relationship concerns. Grounded in current theory, each chapter explains the rationale for the activity it proposes, includes contraindications, and provides a list of helpful resources for therapists and clients."
Introduction : current and future research on lesbian, gay, and bisexual people -- Ch. 1. Substance use and abuse and mental health among sexual-minority youths : evidence from add health -- Ch. 2. Developmental and contextual factors and mental health among lesbian, gay, and bisexual youths-- Ch. 3. Social anxiety and barriers to resilience among lesbian, gay, and bisexual adolescents-- Ch. 4. What we got wrong about sexual identity development : unexpected findings from a longitudinal study of young women -- Ch. 5. Pregnancy among lesbian, gay, and bisexual adolescents : influences of stigma, sexual abuse, and sexual orientation -- Ch. 6. Religion and health among lesbian, gay, and bisexual youths : an empirical investigation and theoretical explanation -- Ch. 7. Estimating prevalence of mental and substance-using disorders among lesbians and gay men from existing national health data -- Ch. 8. Investigating lesbians' mental health and alcohol use : what is an appropriate comparison group? -- Ch. 9. Sexual behavior and sexual dysfunction in a community sample of lesbian and heterosexual women -- Ch. 10. Homophobia, poverty, and racism : triple oppression and mental health outcomes in Latino gay men -- Ch. 11. Lesbians and gay men at work : consequences of being out -- Ch. 12. Social threat, personal identity, and physical health in closeted gay men -- Ch. 13. Exploring sexual behaviors and sexual orientation : an ethnographic study of African American female crack cocaine users Ch. 14. Lesbian mothers and their children : findings from the contemporary families study
Prologue: Divided from Ourselves -- Ch. 1. A Sickness of the Soul -- Ch. 2. Haunted by Shame -- Ch. 3. From Gay Shame to Gay Pride -- Ch. 4. Affect, Sex, and Relationships -- Ch. 5. Partners in Intimacy -- Epilogue: Revisioning Our Lives, Reinventing Ourselves
"This manual is for all therapists, counsellors, other clinicians, nurses and doctors assessing or treating clients who have substance use and/or mental health concerns.
This manual will help create an environment where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, transsexual, two-spirit, intersex, and queer (LGBTTTIQ) clients feel comfortable indentifying themselves as such.
Includes: interview items that can be used to facilitate discussion during assessment or early in treatment; an assessment form and guide to be used with a standard substance use, mental health, or other service assessment; background information to help clinicians use the ARQ2 guide; a glossary of concepts and terms."
This is the only handbook for hospice and palliative care professionals looking to enhance their care delivery or their programs with LGBTQ-inclusive care. Anchored in the evidence, extensively referenced, and written in clear, easy-to-understand language, LGBTQ-Inclusive Hospice and Palliative Care provides clear, actionable strategies for hospice and palliative physicians, nurses, social workers, counselors, and chaplains.
Drawn from real-world experience and current research, the fully updated LGBTQ Cultures, 3rd Edition paves the way for healthcare professionals to provide well-informed, culturally sensitive healthcare to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) patients. This vital guide fills the LGBTQ awareness gaps, including replacing myths and stereotypes with facts, and measuring the effects of social stigma on health. Vital for all nursing specialties, this is the seminal guide to actively providing appropriate, culturally sensitive care to persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities.
Foreword : the "coming of age" of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender-affirmative psychology -- Introduction : the challenge of providing affirmative psychotherapy while honoring diverse contexts -- I Essential considerations of cultural contexts in working with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender clients -- "I'd rather get wet than be under that umbrella" : differentiating the experiences and identities of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people -- Mutual bonds : lesbian women's lives and communities -- The village people : identity and development in the gay male community -- Cultural and relational contexts of bisexual women : implications for therapy -- Development of bisexual men's identities and relationships -- Transgender communities : developing identity through connection -- II Affirmative counseling and psychotherapy with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender clients -- Delivering ethical psychological services to lesbian, gay, and bisexual clients -- Affirmative lesbian, gay, and bisexual counseling with all clients -- Affirmative counseling and psychotherapy focused on issues related to sexual orientation conflicts -- Building lesbian, gay, and bisexual vocational psychology : a theoretical model of workplace sexual identity management -- An overview of affirmative psychotherapy and counseling with transgender clients -- III Emerging issues in counseling and psychotherapy -- Review of empirical research focused on the experience of lesbian, gay, and bisexual clients in counseling and psychotherapy -- Perceived conflicts between affirmation of religious diversity and affirmation of sexual diversity : that's perceived -- Affirmative clinical supervision -- Lesbian and gay family issues in the context of changing legal and social policy environments -- Public policy, mental health, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender clients -- The "boring" state of research and psychotherapy with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender clients : revisiting Baron (1991)
An introductory teaching video and resource guide for health care professionals. The video follows the coming out stories of four different individuals, underscoring their experiences with health care and professional care givers. The guide accompanying the video recommends what to look and listen for in the narratives and also deals with the importance of understanding and learning about the health care needs of the gay, lesbian and bisexual patients, explorers the learner's attitudes toward homosexuality, and includes bibliography and resource list for both patients and professionals.
Queer(ing) a psychosocial approach to sex, sexuality and gender in therapeutic settings / Lyndsey Moon -- Queer dilemmas: the problem of power in psychotherapeutic and counselling practice / Ian Hodges -- Are you angry or are you heterosexual? A queer critique of lesbian and gay models of identity development / Darren Langdridge -- Queer(y)ing the heterosexualisation of emotion / Lyndsey Moon -- Queer(y)ing intersex: reflections on counselling people with intersex conditions / Myra J. Hird -- Queer(y)ing gender and sexuality: transpeopleâ€™s lived experiences and intimate partnerships / Tam Sanger -- Queer in practice: therapy and queer theory / Catherine Butler and Angela Byrne -- Kinky clients, kinky counselling? The challenges and potentials of BDSM / Meg Barker, Alessandra Iantaffi, and Camel Gupta -- Queer methodologies / Peter Hegarty