Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Concerns
The mission of the APA Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Concerns Office is to advance the creation, communication and application of psychological knowledge on gender identity and sexual orientation to benefit society and improve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people's lives.
Programs and Services
APA LGBT News
Letter from national and international psychological organizations urge the president of Uganda not to sign the "Anti-Homosexuality Bill."
'I am a girl': Transgender children face a society slow to accept them
Kansas City Star, Feb. 8, 2014
Laura Edwards-Leeper, PhD, is quoted; member of the APA Task Force on Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Clients.
APA's public information brochure, Answers to Your Questions for a Better Understanding of Sexual Orientation and Homosexuality is now available in Russian (PDF, 205KB).
APA launches webpage on LGBT Aging.
LGBT Health Policy & Practice Graduate Certificate Program
Applications now being accepted for the program beginning summer 2014.
Hybrid online and campus curriculum; 2014-2015 theme: International LGBT Health and Human Rights
The George Washington University
The 28th Annual Conference on the Teaching of Psychology: Ideas & Innovations
Call for proposals: Deadline Nov. 29, 2013; Undergraduate Student Posters March 1, 2014
Conference Theme: Infusing Issues of Racial, Religious and Sexuality Diversity Across the Undergraduate Curriculum
Expanded Criminalization of Homosexuality in Uganda: A flawed Narrative - Empirical evidence and strategic alternatives from an African perspective
Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG)
Discussion Paper on Transgender Health & Human Rights
United Nations Development Programme
This paper aims to inform UNDP's work on transgender health and human right to foster greater understanding on the health and human rights issues that impact trans people and consequently influence their social marginalization.