Reducing Sexual Prejudice: The Role of Coming Out
Psychological research has concluded that active sharing by LGBT people of what their lives are like with people they know — whether in their families, communities or workplaces and schools — is very likely to reduce others' prejudice against LGBT people and increase their support for social and political equality.
Report by the Task Force on Gender Identity and Gender Variance
A 6 member task force reviewed the scientific literature and APA policies regarding transgender issues, then developed recommendations for education, professional training and further research into transgenderism, and proposed how APA can best meet the needs of psychologists and students who identify as transgender or gender-variant.
LGBT Concerns and International Psychology
Resources for international LGBT human rights advocacy, including civil societies and the International Network on Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Concerns and Transgender Issues in Psychology.
Facing the school dropout dilemma
APA has a longstanding commitment to school dropout prevention as is evident from its 1996 resolution on the topic. This article seeks to complement and supplement the resolution with data from more recent research on child development, early childhood education and social and emotional learning that helps to define the school dropout dilemma.
Marriage and Families
Lesbian and Gay Parenting
Includes a summary of research findings on lesbian mothers, gay fathers and their children; an annotated bibliography of the published psychological literature; and additional resources relevant to lesbian and gay parenting.