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4 Key Ways APA Supports the LGBT Community: Happy Pride Month!

By Clinton Anderson, PhD (Director, APA Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Concerns Office) When one has worked on anything for as long as I have worked on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues for the American Psychological Association—26 years in August—I think it is helpful to remember some history.  It has been 40 years since […]

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Isn’t It Time LGBT Individuals Were Federally Protected from Discrimination?

By Micah Haskell-Hoehl & Leo Rennie (Public Interest Government Relations Office) Pop quiz – how many states legally allow employers to fire or withhold an offer of employment based on an individual’s gender identity? 34. How about based on an individual’s sexual orientation? 29. The news isn’t much better on the school front.  Only 15 […]