Recommended LGBTQ+ Readings

Scholarly readings:

The National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine report, Understanding the Well-Being of LGBTQI+ Populations, featured input from community leaders from across the country. Areas of focus include families and social relationships; stigma, violence, and victimization; community, educational and cultural factors; civic engagement, political participation, and military service; discrimination in employment and housing; economic inequality; justice and legal systems; social change and geographic variations; and health.

Patterson, C. J., Sepúlveda, M. J., & White, J. (2020). Understanding the Well-Being of LGBTQI+ Populations. Available from: doi: 10.17226/25877 

Coulter, R. W., & Rankin, S. R. (2020). College sexual assault and campus climate for sexual-and gender-minority undergraduate students. Journal of interpersonal violence, 35(5-6), 1351-1366.

Dozier, R. (2015). A view from the academe: Lesbian and gay faculty and minority stress. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, 2(2), 188.

Duran, A. (2019). Queer and of color: A systematic literature review on queer students of color in higher education scholarship. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 12(4), 390.

Freeman, J. (2018)  LGBTQ scientists are still left out. Nature, 27-28.

Freeman, J. B. (2020). Measuring and resolving LGBTQ disparities in STEM. Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 7(2), 141-148.

Lange, A. C., Duran, A., & Jackson, R. (2019). The State of LGBT and queer research in higher education revisited: Current academic houses and future possibilities. Journal of College Student Development, 60(5), 511-526.

Linley, J. L., Nguyen, D., Brazelton, G. B., Becker, B., Renn, K., & Woodford, M. (2016). Faculty as sources of support for LGBTQ college students. College Teaching, 64(2), 55-63.

Fiction and Literature:

Best Novels, compiled by The Advocate

Recommended Reading: Coming Out, compiled by PFLAG