Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues

Div. 44: Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues focuses on the diversity of human sexual orientations by supporting research, promoting relevant education, and affecting professional and public policy. Division 44 has task forces on accreditation, bisexuality, professional standards, public policy, youth, families, ethnic/racial issues and science. The Division supports the Maylon-Smith Award for student research and presents annual Distinguished Contribution Awards. The Division publishes its Div. 44 Newsletter three times a year and a program of Division 44's activities at the annual APA convention.



Michael L. Hendricks, PhD, Washington, D.C.
View a list of past presidents


Linda A. Travis, PsyD



Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity
Editor: John Gonsiorek, PhD, Santa Fe, N.M.

Online Newsletter

Div. 44 Newsletter (three issues per year)
Editor: Richard A. Sprott, Berkeley, Calif.

Affiliated Websites

Public Interest Directorate LGBT Office

Read about Division 44 in the Monitor

A 'crucial time' for LGB research
APA's Division 44 has its sights set on boosting science on lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) couples and families, and delivering key research findings to the public and policy-makers.

Division Meetings

Contact Information

APA Division Services
750 First St, NE 
Washington, DC 20002-4242
Telephone: (202) 336-6013