Supreme Court Ruling on Gay Marriage Changed Perception of Norms, ...

How does a person’s view change when the government takes sides on an issue? Obergefell v. Hodges’ research on the US Supreme Court’s 2015 ruling on gay marriage shows that, while their personal attitudes did not change, Americans’ ...

Sep 23

Categories: LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender) Issues

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Transgender TV Characters May Impact Audience Attitudes

A new study has found that watching a fictional show with transgender characters tend to lead to more positive attitudes towards transgender people and policies affecting transgender people.

Aug 17

Categories: LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender) Issues

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Managing and coping with sexual identity at work

Many lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) workers face discrimination in the workplace. What forms does this take and what is the degree of discrimination experienced by LGBT persons? Sexual identity management and other coping strategies ...

Nov 8

Categories: LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender) Issues, Workplace ...

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Hong Kong’s transgender community still faces an uphill battle ...

Despite growing awareness of transgender issues in Hong Kong, rights groups say that transgender people still face an uphill battle against discrimination and unfair treatment.

Nov 7

Categories: LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender) Issues, Mental ...

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Opposition to Same-Sex Marriage Linked to Self-Interest

Why do opponents of same-sex marriage really oppose it? A study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, concludes that many people believe gay men and women are more sexually promiscuous than ...

Sep 22

Categories: LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender) Issues

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WHO Weighs Dropping Transgender Identity From List of Mental Disorders

The World Health Organization is moving toward declassifying transgender identity as a mental disorder in its global list of medical conditions, with a new study lending additional support to a proposal that would delete the decades-old designation. ...

Aug 23

Categories: LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender) Issues

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Anxiety disorders 'most common among women and young adults'

A new review of research into anxiety disorders has reported that women and adults under the age of 35 are more likely to experience anxiety than other groups.

Jun 7

Categories: Anxiety, LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender) Issues

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Research shows that the effect of saying 'I'm gay' has different ...

A new study of gay Latino and gay white men suggests different ethnic groups experience "coming out" differently. The research, appearing in the peer-reviewed journal Self and Identity, examines verbal disclosure of one's gay identity to others as ...

May 7

Categories: LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender) Issues

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What Scientists Know - And Don't Know - About Sexual Orientation

Over the last 50 years, political rights for lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) individuals have significantly broadened in some countries, while they have narrowed in others. In many parts of the world, political and popular support for LGB rights ...

Apr 28

Categories: LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender) Issues

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Transgender veterans have high rates of mental health problems

Among military veterans identifying as transgender, 90 percent have at least one mental health diagnosis, such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or depression, and nearly 50 percent had a hospitalization after a suicide attempt or suicidal ...

Apr 2

Categories: LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender) Issues

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Indonesian government to probe psychiatrist for false LGBT claim

The government will summon psychiatrist Fidiansjah for his recent controversial remarks on LGBT people, in which he labeled homosexuality and bisexuality mental disorders.

Mar 24

Categories: LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender) Issues, Mental ...

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Psychiatric diagnoses in young transgender women

About 41 percent of young transgender women had one or more mental health or substance dependence diagnoses.

Mar 23

Categories: LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender) Issues

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Shared decision-making can improve health care for LGBTQ

LGBTQ patients who are also racial and ethnic minorities suffer significant health disparities, while facing more complicated challenges than white LGBTQ or racial and ethnic minority patients alone.

Mar 19

Categories: LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender) Issues

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Transgender children supported in their identities show positive ...

A new study, believed to be the first to look at the mental health of transgender children who have “socially transitioned,” finds that they had rates of depression and anxiety no higher than two control groups of children.

Feb 29

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & ...

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Risk of lasting mental health problems for severely victimized LGBT ...

Since 2010, more than 613,000 people have pledged to combat bullying of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) teens as part of the "It Gets Better" campaign. And a new Northwestern Medicine study has found that most adolescents would agree ...

Feb 10

Categories: Child Development, LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender) ...

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