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Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identities over the Lifespan: Psychological Perspectives

Anthony R. DʼAugelli and Charlotte J. Patterson (eds)

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195082319
eISBN:
9780199848577
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082319.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

What is the current state of psychological knowledge about lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals? This book presents definitive treatments of both current and classical psychological research and theory ... More


Lesbian Identities: Concepts and Issues

Laura S. Brown

in Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identities over the Lifespan: Psychological Perspectives

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195082319
eISBN:
9780199848577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082319.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Over the years, various concepts of lesbianism have been studied, documented, and critiqued across cultures. However, the appointment of a universal definition is continually being contemplated by ... More


Gay Male Identities: Concepts and Issues

John C. Gonsiorek

in Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identities over the Lifespan: Psychological Perspectives

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195082319
eISBN:
9780199848577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082319.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

The second chapter provides an overview of the concept of homosexual men, commonly known as “gay men”, and how this definition contrasts with perceptions on lesbianism and bisexuality. A ... More


Lesbians and Gay Men in Midlife

Douglas C. Kimmel and Barbara E. Sang

in Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identities over the Lifespan: Psychological Perspectives

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195082319
eISBN:
9780199848577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082319.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter examines theories concerning lesbians and gay males at the midlife stage to understand better the development of sexual identity at this particular period in life. Studies show there is ... More


Development in Late Life: Older Lesbian and Gay Lives

James D. Reid

in Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identities over the Lifespan: Psychological Perspectives

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195082319
eISBN:
9780199848577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082319.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter provides a comprehensive review of the core concepts and issues involved in the study of adults who are lesbians, homosexuals, and bisexuals shifting the attention away from beliefs of ... More


Under a Rainbow Flag: The Diversity of Sexual Orientation

Douglas C. Haldeman and Robin A. Buhrke

in Diversity in Human Interactions: The Tapestry of America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195143904
eISBN:
9780199848171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195143904.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Sexual orientation cuts across all races, genders, ethnicities, generations, ability statuses, and socioeconomic levels. The rainbow flag is symbolic of the diverse contributions that lesbian, gay, ... More


Lesbian and Gay Couples

Lawrence A Kurdek

in Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identities over the Lifespan: Psychological Perspectives

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195082319
eISBN:
9780199848577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082319.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

In an attempt to give accounts of lesbian and gay relationships, two chief research traditions are applied in this chapter and these are: atheoretical descriptions and comparisons of lesbian, gay, ... More


Lesbian Mothers, Gay Fathers, and Their Children

Charlotte J. Patterson

in Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identities over the Lifespan: Psychological Perspectives

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195082319
eISBN:
9780199848577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082319.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Over time organized research on lesbian and gay families with offspring has been conducted to assess the judicial preconditions regarding any harmful consequences for the well-being and psychological ... More


Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Communities

Linda D. Garnets

in Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identities over the Lifespan: Psychological Perspectives

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195082319
eISBN:
9780199848577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082319.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter evaluates in the American context communities intentionally fashioned by lesbians and gay men in their effort to build settings for themselves. In most cases, lesbians, gay men, and ... More


Psychological Heterosexism in the United States

Gregory M. Herek

in Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identities over the Lifespan: Psychological Perspectives

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195082319
eISBN:
9780199848577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082319.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Heterosexism, an ideological system that refuses, derogates, and labels any non-heterosexual form of identity, behavior, relationship, or community, is one of the emerging issues associated with ... More


Psychotherapy with Lesbians and Gay Men

Kristin A Hancock

in Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identities over the Lifespan: Psychological Perspectives

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195082319
eISBN:
9780199848577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082319.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Studies show that services, relating to psychotherapy, for lesbians and gay men are inadequate and inappropriate. Certain psychotherapists though demonstrate a wide knowledge and credibility. These ... More


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