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Lesbian and Gay Psychology

Lesbian and Gay Psychology
Theory, Research, and Clinical Applications

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256 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
In this first volume of the Psychological Perspectives on Lesbian and Gay Issues series, innovative empirical studies provide insight into the complexities and subtleties of the lesbian and gay community. Oustanding contributors explore issues relating to: the children of lesbians; internalized homophobia; lesbian and gay development; relationship quality of cohabiting couples; sexual pride and shame in lesbians; physical appearance; the impact of the feminist political movement; heterosexual attitudes; and boundaries in lesbian therapist/client relationships.
John C Gonsiorek
Beverly Greene
Lesbian and Gay Sexual Orientations
Implications for Clinical Training, Practice and Research

Mary E Kite
When Perceptions Meet Reality
Individual Differences in Reactions to Lesbians and Gay Men

Carla Golden
Our Politics and Choices
The Feminist Movement and Sexual Orientation

Suzanna Rose
Sexual Pride and Shame in Lesbians
Esther D Rothblum
Lesbians and Physical Appearance
Which Model Applies?

Nanette K Gartrell
Boundaries in Lesbian Therapist-Client Relationships
Anthony R D'Augelli
Lesbian and Gay Male Development
Steps Toward an Analysis of Lesbians' and Gay Men's Lives

Lawrence A Kurdek
The Nature and Correlates of Relationship Quality in Gay, Lesbian and Heterosexual Cohabiting Couples
A Test of the Individual Difference, Interdependence and Discrepancy Models

Charlotte J Patterson
Children of the Lesbian Baby Boom
Behavioral Adjustment, Self Concepts and Sex Role Identity

Ariel Shidlo
Internalized Homophobia
Conceptual and Empirical Issues in Measurement

Gregory M Herek
Assessing Heterosexuals' Attitudes toward Lesbians and Gay Men
A Review of Empirical Research with the ATLG Scale


Beverly A. Greene

Gregory M. Herek

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