The following resources have been collected from empirical research body on LGBTQA+ identity development and psychosocial health.
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
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
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
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
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.
- The Ally Within: John Dehlin TED Talk at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0MxCXjfAunk
- Families are Forever at https://familyproject.sfsu.edu/family-videos
- Short movie: Love is All You Need? WARNING: Material might be traumatic for some individuals as it contains sensitive topics and images (e.g. bullying, suicide attempt). at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XCoFoKvfc6Y
The following materials may be useful as resources to learn more about LGBTQA+ experiences.