Thursday, June 7, 2012

June 1 - 30, 2012 is LGBT Pride month

June is LGBT Pride month. The American Psychological Association has several resources available for professionals and the public. These resources may be located here.

Specific to parenting, you may view this publication on isues related to lesbian and gay parenting. The publication is provided for the use of clinicians, researchers, students, lawyers, and parents involved in legal and policy issues related to lesbian and gay parenting. Lesbian and Gay Parenting is the successor to Lesbian and Gay Parenting: A Resource for Psychologists (1995).

It is divided into three parts.
  • Part I is a summary of research findings on lesbian mothers, gay fathers, and their children written by Charlotte J. Patterson, PhD.
  • Part II is an annotated bibliography of the literature cited in the summary.
  • Part III provides some additional resources relevant to lesbian and gay parenting in the forensic context: APA amicus briefs, professional association policies, and contact information for relevant organizations.