The mission of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Concerns Office (LGBTCO) is to advance the creation, communication and application of psychological knowledge to improve the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, increase scientific understanding of gender identity and sexual orientation, and reduce stigma, prejudice, discrimination and violence toward LGBT people.

The office provides support and guidance to all aspects of APA governance on issues related to its mission and products and services to the APA members and others seeking psychological resources to promote beneficial change in society for LGBT people.

The LGBTCO staff includes Clinton W. Anderson, PhD, associate executive director, Public Interest Directorate and LGBTCO director; Lacey Rosenbaum, director, Safe and Supportive Schools project; and Ronald L. Schlittler, MIPP, program coordinator. For more information about the activities of the LGBTCO, please see the office website, contact the office via email or telephone at (202) 336-6041.

Annual Report of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Concerns Office

2013 Annual Report (PDF,150KB)