Division 44 Newsletter
A newsletter of Division 44
April 2013 |Vol. 29, No. 1 Download Issue (PDF, 785KB)
Featured ArticleKevin L. Nadal
2012 APA Convention symposium highlights the discrimination faced by individuals who are LGBT-identified when they interact with the criminal justice system.
In This Issue
- Division 44 Journal editor named
John Gonsiorek, PhD, named founding editor of Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity.
- Invitation for consulting editors and early career mentees
Division 44 is inviting applications from those who wish to be considered as consulting editors and those who wish to be considered for as many early-career psychologist-in-training slots as may be available.
- From the newsletter five, 10, 15, 20, and 25 years ago
Review some select Division 44 Newsletter articles from the past 25 years.
- LGBT Health Awareness Week
"Come Out for Health" is the theme of the 11th annual event; here's how you can participate.
- Gender Outlaws: The Next Generation (Book Review)
Because the book is written by 55 authors, 55 different experiences and belief systems are communicated, and often the stories and arguments contradict one other.
- Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Ageing: Biographical Approaches for Inclusive Care and Support (Book Review)
This book features eleven chapters that are divided into three parts plus an introduction about the general themes of LGBT aging and a conclusion about social and healthcare needs.
- Multiple Minority Identities: Applications for Practice, Research, and Training (Book Review)
This book emphasizes the need to address unique experiences of individuals with multiple stigmatized identities, including experiences of discrimination within their own communities.
- Handbook of Psychology and Sexual Orientation (Book Review)
This book is divided into four sections, each covering a range of chapters under a broad heading, and shows us just how far we have come as a field.
- Out of the Ordinary: Representations of LGBT Lives (Book Review)
This book is a group of stories, recollections, calls to action, and critical analyses put together by the editors who invited scholars, creators, activists, and LGBT allies to dialogue about the broad LGBT experience.
- Bullying: Experiences and Discourses of Sexuality and Gender (Book Review)
Bullying and its newer transformation, cyberbullying, has been studied since the 1990s, but you would never know that by looking at school policies and procedures regarding bullying and various other forms of harassment.
- Uncovering an Invisible Population: South Asian Gay Men
Study finds that family ties and expectations complicate both coming out and acceptance of gayness in South Asian population.
- APA’s LGBT Concerns Office: 2012 and looking ahead
The LGBT Concerns Office develops amicus briefs on DOMA and Prop. 8, along with Web initiatives and symposia.
- Bylaws changes approved by executive committee
Recent bylaw changes for Division 44 were approved.
By Michael L. Hendricks
New email lists; awards information; convention workshops; and more.
- Committee reports
Updates from committees on LGBT concerns, membership, racial and ethnic diversity, and education and training.