Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity Section

The Section on Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity shall seek to advance the contribution of psychology in understanding sexual orientation and gender diversity, to educate psychologists and the general public in matters of sexual orientation and gender diversity, and to advocate for the provision of ethical and informed psychological services to those dealing with sexual orientation and gender diversity.

LGBTQ resources

Children’s texts/articles:
My Two Moms and Me. Michael Joosten (ages 0-3)
Daddy, Papa, and Me. Leslea Newman (ages 0-3)
Julian is a Mermaid. Jessica Love (ages 4-8)
Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag. Rob Sanders (ages 5-8)
Zenobia July. Lisa Bunker (ages 10+)
Neither. Airlie Anderson (grades Pre-K to 2)
A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo. Maron Bundo and Jill Twiss (grades K and up)
The Adventures of Honey & Leon. Alan Coming and Grant Shaffer (grades Pre-k to 3).
Phoenix Goes to School. Michelle Finch and Pheonix (grades K to 3).
Love is Love. Michael Genhart. (grades Pre-k to 3).
Prince & Knight. Daniel Haack and Stevie Lewis (grades Pre-k to 3).

Emerging Adult articles/text: is a nice safer sex resource targeted
toward young people. (LGBT+ focused)

Bornstein, K. (2013). My New Gender Workbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to Achieving World Peace Through Gender Anarchy and Sex Positivity. 2nd Edition, Routledge.

Singh, A. & Ehrensaft, D. (2018). The Queer and Transgender Resilience Workbook: Skills for Navigating Sexual Orientation and Gender Expression. New Harbinger Publications; Workbook edition.

Adult articles/text:
Testa, R.J., Coolhard, D. & Peta, J. (2015). The Gender Quest Workbook. New Harbor Publications, Inc.

Drescher, J. & Pula, J. (2014). Ethical issues raised by the treatment of gender-variant prepubescent children. LGBT Bioethics: Visibility, Disparities, and Dialogue, special report, Hastings Center Report 44(5), S17-S22.

Chang, S.C., Singh, A.A., & dickey, l. (2018). A Clinician’s guide to gender-affirming care: Working with transgender and gender nonconforming clients. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, Inc.

Lee, D.J. (2015). Rescuing Jesus: How People of Color, Women & Queer Christians Are Reclaiming Evangelism. Boston: Beacon Press.

Gagnon, R.A.J. & Otto Via, D. (2003) Homosexuality and the Bible: Two Views.

Wallace, C.M. (2015). Confronting Religious Denial of Gay Marriage. Wipf and Stock Publishing.
Lev, A.I. (2004). Transgender emergence: Therapeutic guidelines for working with gender-variant people and their families. New York: Hawarth Clinical Press.

Vanderburgh, R. (2011). Transition and beyond: Observations on gender identity. Reid Vanderburgh Publishing.

Keo-Meier, C.L. & Fitzgerald, K.M. (2017). Affirmative psychological test and neurocognitive assessment with transgender adults. Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 40, 51–64.

Snorton, C. R. (2017). Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Older Adults articles/text:
Ducheny, K., Hardacker, C., & Houlberg, M. (2018). Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Health and Aging. Springer Publishing. ISBN-13: 978-3319950303.

Owens-Reid, D. & Russo, K. This Is a Book for Parents of Gay Kids: A Question & Answer Guide to Everyday Life.

Gottlieb, A. (2005). Side by Side: On Having a Gay or Lesbian Sibling. New York: Routledge.

Krieger, I. (2011). Helping Your Transgender Teen: A Guide for Parents. London: Genderwise press.

Distinction Support which also has a Facebook group

Additional Resources:
The ManKind Project

Women Within (modules on transgender health, PREP, whole health assessment, etc)

Transgender and Intersex Specialty Care Clinic at Mayo Clinic
Here’s a link where you’ll find the full schedule: