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Heterosexual ally development in counseling psychologists: Experiences, training, and advocacy.

Asta, E.L. & Vacha-Haase, T. (2013). Heterosexual ally development in counseling psychologists: Experiences, training, and advocacy. The Counseling Psychologist, 41, 493-529.

In this article, which is based on the first author’s dissertation, Asta and Vacha-Hasse discuss the impact of counseling psychology training on LGBT ally development. Prior research regarding the effects of majority groups becoming involved with More

Categories: Counseling and Clinical Psychology, Qualitative Methods, Queer Theory/Sexuality Studies
Publication Date: 2013

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Gay affirmative therapy: A critical analysis of the literature.

Harrison, N. (2000). Gay affirmative therapy: A critical analysis of the literature. British Journal of Guidance & Counseling, 20, 37-53.

In this article, author Nigel Harrison conducts a review of several pieces of technical literature on the subject of “gay affirmative therapy” and “gay affirmative psychology,” published in a variety of scholarly journals between 1982 and 1995. More

Categories: Counseling and Clinical Psychology, History & Philosophy of Psychology & Psychiatry, Queer Theory/Sexuality Studies
Publication Date: 2000

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Sexualizing governance and medicalizing identities: The emergence of ‘state-centered’ LGBT health politics in the United States.

Epstein, S. (2003). Sexualizing governance and medicalizing identities: The emergence of ‘state-centered’ LGBT health politics in the United States. Sexualities, 6(2), 131-171.

This work by Steven Epstein outlines the history of LGBT health advocacy from the 1970s to the early 2000s, and seeks to illustrate the implications of this history. Epstein notes that since the 1980s and 1990s, federal United States health More

Categories: Medical Sociology, Queer Theory/Sexuality Studies, Social Construction
Publication Date: 2003

Data Type: Journal Article

Experiences of transwomen with hormone therapy.

Wassersug, R., Gray, R. E., Barbara, A., Trosztmer, C., Raj, R., & Sinding, C. (2007). Experiences of transwomen with hormone therapy. Sexualities, 10(1), 101-
122.

Wassersug et al. take up a biomedical phenomenon (specifically, the use of hormone therapies by transwomen, or MTFs, to ‘more fully’ become women) and examine the experiences of the effects of such phenomena on the subjects studied. Whereas the More

Categories: Qualitative Methods, Queer Theory/Sexuality Studies
Publication Date: 2007

Data Type: Journal Article

Mediating suicide: Print journalism and the categorization of queer youth suicide discourses.

Cover, R. (2012). Mediating suicide: Print journalism and the categorization of queer youth suicide discourses. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 41(5), 1173-1183.

This article examines the ways in which public knowledge of sexuality-related youth suicide and its causes are produced and made available through news media and print journalism. Through extensive research, Cover identifies four categories of More

Categories: Qualitative Methods, Queer Theory/Sexuality Studies, Social Construction, Sociology of Mental Health and Illness
Publication Date: 2012

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