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Educational Resources

The following resources have been collected from empirical research body on LGBTQA+ identity development and psychosocial health.

Family

Ryan, C., Russell, S.T., Huebner, D., Diaz, R., & Sanchez, J. (2010). Family acceptance in adolescence and the health of LGBT young adults. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, 23, 205-213. doi:10.1111/j.1744-6171.2010.00246

Health/Wellbeing

Gahagan, J., & Colpitts, E. (2017). Understanding and measuring LGBTQ pathways to health: A scoping review of strengths-based health promotion approaches in LGBTQ health research. Journal of Homosexuality, 63, 95-121. doi: 10.1080/00918369.2016.1172893

Pearson, J., Thrane, L., & Wilkinson, L. (2017). Consequences of runaway and thrownaway experiences for sexual minority health during the transition to adulthood. Journal of LGBT Youth, 14, 145-171. doi:10.1080/19361653.2016.1264909

Peter, A.K. (2017). The interaction of same-sex marriage access with sexual minority identity of mental health and subjective wellbeing. Journal of Homosexuality, 4, 115-123. doi:10.1037/sgd0000211

Peter, T., Edkins, T., Watson, R., Adiei, J., Homma, Y., & Saewyc, E. (2017) Trends in suicidality among sexual minority and heterosexual students in a Canadian population-based cohort study. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, 4, 115-123. doi:10.1037/2gd0000211

Tatum, A.K. (2017). The interaction of same-sex marriage access with sexual minority identity on mental health and subjective wellbeing. Journal of Homosexuality, 64, 638-653. doi:10.1080/00918369.2016.1196991

Intersectionality

Parent, M.C., DeBlaere, C., & Moradi, B. (2013). Approaches to research on intersectionality: Perspectives on gender, LGBT, and racial/ethnic identities. Sex Roles, 68, 639-645. doi:10.1007/s11199-013-0283-2

Religiosity/Spirituality

Rockenbach, A.M., Lo, M.A., & Mayhew, M.J. (2017). How LGBT college students perceive and engage the campus religious and spiritual climate. Journal of Homosexuality, 64, 488-508. doi:10.1080/00918369.2016.1191239

Resources

Damschroder, M.R. (2015) The essential value of LGBT resource centers (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Full Test. (Order No. 3746800).

The following links to multimedia resources may be useful as additional opportunities for learning, reflection, and building empathy.