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Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender psychology: An international conversation among researchers

Blair, Karen L.; Borrero-Bracero, Néstor I.; Espín, Oliva M.; Hsu, Ming Hui Daniel; Hayfield, Nikki; Adams, Jeffery; Hegarty, Peter; Herrmann-Green, Lisa K.; Maurer, Offer; Manalastas, Eric Julian; McDermott, Daragh T.; Shepperd, Dan


Karen L. Blair

Néstor I. Borrero-Bracero

Oliva M. Espín

Ming Hui Daniel Hsu

Jeffery Adams

Peter Hegarty

Lisa K. Herrmann-Green

Offer Maurer

Eric Julian Manalastas

Daragh T. McDermott

Dan Shepperd


This article reports on a conversation between 12 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) psychologists at the first international LGBT Psychology Summer Institute at the University of Michigan in August 2009. Participants discuss how their work in LGBT psychology is affected by national policy, funding and academic contexts and the transnational influence of the US-based stigma model of LGBT psychology. The challenges and possibilities posed by internationalism are discussed with reference to the dominance of the United States, the cultural limits of terms such as 'lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender', intergenerational communication between researchers and the role of events such as the Summer Institute in creating an international community of LGBT psychologists. © 2010 Taylor & Francis.

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Jan 1, 2010
Journal Psychology and Sexuality
Print ISSN 1941-9899
Electronic ISSN 1941-9902
Publisher Taylor & Francis (Routledge)
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 1
Issue 1
Pages 75-90
APA6 Citation Hsu, M. H. D., Hayfield, N. J., Espín, O. M., Borrero-Bracero, N. I., Blair, K. L., Adams, J., …Shepperd, D. (2010). Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender psychology: An international conversation among researchers. Psychology and Sexuality, 1(1), 75-90.
Keywords LGBT psychology, international perspectives, culture, research, body image
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