Division 44 Newsletter
NMCS Travel Award Winner Essays
Continuing to advance theoretical and empirical research about the relationship between intersecting identities and psychosocial variables is imperative.
As the U.S. continues to grow in its diversity, so, too, does the need to attend to intersectionality.
Increase awareness and understanding by applying an intersectional analysis to social issues, such as the #blacklivesmatter or “Fix Society” movements.
Psychologists must understand the various ways discrimination affects people, especially when there are intersecting identities.
- Concealing sexual orientation is connected to social phobia
Concealing one's sexual orientation is a coping strategy for stigma and threat due to minority status, but it comes at a cost.
By William Gibson, PhD
- Which box to check: Assessment norms for gender and the implications for transgender and nonbinary populations
Standard methods in psychology need to be adapted to fully address transgender and nonbinary aspects of gender.
By Arielle Webb, Genevieve Heyne, Janna E. Holmes, MS, and Jayme L. Peta , MA, MS