Below are there references and resources from the Intro to Understanding Your LGBTQ+ Child series

101. The LGBTQ+ Community – course references

2018 LGBTQ Youth Report - Human Rights Campaign

About Conversion Therapy

Betancourt, J. R., Green, A. R., Carrillo, J. E., Ananeh-Firempong, O. (2003). Defining cultural competence: A practical framework for addressing racial/ethnic disparities in health and health care. Public Health Reports, 118(4), 293–302.

Birkett, M., Espelage, D. L., & Koenig, B. (2009). LGB and questioning students in schools: the moderating effects of homophobic bullying and school climate on negative outcomes. Journal of Youth and Adolescence38(7), 989–1000.

CDC, NCIPC. Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS).

CDC. (2016). Sexual Identity, Sex of Sexual Contacts, and Health-Risk Behaviors Among Students in Grades 9-12: Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Cross, T., Bazron, B., Dennis, K., Isaacs, M. (1989). Towards a culturally competent system of care. Washington, DC: National Technical Assistance Center for Children's Mental Health, Georgetown University Child Development Center.

Dehlin, J. P., Galliher, R. V., Bradshaw, W. S., Hyde, D. C., & Crowell, K. A. (2015). Sexual orientation change efforts among current or former LDS church members. Journal of Counseling Psychology62(2), 95–105.

Greene-Moton, E., & Minkler, M. (2020). Cultural Competence or Cultural Humility? Moving Beyond the Debate. Health Promotion Practice21(1), 142–145.

Hatchel, T., Ingram, K. M., Mintz, S., Hartley, C., Valido, A., Espelage, D. L., & Wyman, P. (2019). Predictors of Suicidal Ideation and Attempts among LGBTQ Adolescents: The Roles of Help-seeking Beliefs, Peer Victimization, Depressive Symptoms, and Drug Use. Journal of Child and Family Studies28(9), 2443–2455. 

Hatzenbuehler ML, Pachankis JE. Stigma and minority stress as social determinants of health among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth: research evidence and clinical implications. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2016;63(6):985-997.

Kelleher, C. (2009). Minority stress and health: Implications for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) young people. Counselling Psychology Quarterly22(4), 373–379.

Porta, C. M., Singer, E., Mehus, C. J., Gower, A. L., Saewyc, E., Fredkove, W., & Eisenberg, M. E. (2017). LGBTQ Youth’s Views on Gay-Straight Alliances: Building Community, Providing Gateways, and Representing Safety and Support. The Journal of School Health87(7), 489–497. 

Rudd, M. D., Berman, A. L., Joiner, T. E., Jr, Nock, M. K., Silverman, M. M., Mandrusiak, M., Van Orden, K., & Witte, T. (2006). Warning signs for suicide: theory, research, and clinical applications. Suicide & Life-Threatening Behavior36(3), 255–262. 

Ryan, C., Russell, S. T., Huebner, D., Diaz, R., & Sanchez, J. (2010). Family acceptance in adolescence and the health of LGBT young adults. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing: Official Publication of the Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nurses, Inc23(4), 205–213.

Sexual Orientation

The Trevor Project. (2020). 2020 National Survey on LGBTQ Youth Mental Health. New York, New York: The Trevor Project.

Tips for Parents of LGBTQ Youth

Ziomek-Daigle, J., Black, L. L., & Kocet, M. M. (2007). “Let”s dance": Race, faith, and sexual orientation. In S. M. (hobson) Dugger, L. Carlson, Dugger, S. M. (Hobson), (Ed), Carlson, Laurie, & (Ed) (Eds.), Critical incidents in counseling children. (pp. 169–179). American Counseling Association.

102. The Coming Out Experience – course references

2015 U.S. Transgender Survey

Chismar, D. (1988). Empathy and sympathy: The important difference. The Journal of Value Inquiry22(4), 257–266.

Coming Out Milestones

Harrison, C., & Tanner, K. D. (2018). Language Matters: Considering Microaggressions in Science. CBE Life Sciences Education17(1).

Nadal, K. L. (2014). A guide to responding to microaggressions. CUNYforum.

Powell, C., Demetriou, C., & Fisher, A. (2013). Micro-affirmations in academic advising: Small acts, big impact. 

Sterzing, P. R., & Gartner, R. E. (2020). LGBTQ Microaggressions and Microaffirmations in Families: Scale Development and Validation Study. Journal of Homosexuality, 67(5), 600–619.

Sue, D. W. (2010). Microaggressions in Everyday Life: Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation. John Wiley & Sons.

Talking To Grandparents

The Global Closet

Torino, G. C., Rivera, D. P., Capodilupo, C. M., Nadal, K. L., & Sue, D. W. (2018). Everything You Wanted to Know About Microaggressions but Didn’t Get a Chance to Ask. Microaggression Theory, 1–15.

Weber, K., Johnson, A., & Corrigan, M. (2004). Communicating emotional support and its relationship to feelings of being understood, trust, and self‐disclosure. Communication Research Reports: CRR21(3), 316–323.

Zubernis, L., Snyder, M., & Mccoy, V. A. (2011). Counseling Lesbian and Gay College Students through the Lens of Cass’s and Chickering's Developmental Models. Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling5(2), 122–150.

103. Understanding LGBTQ+ Labels – course references

104. Showing Affirmation with Action – course references

Family Acceptance Project

Mama Dragons offers QPR Suicide Prevention Training to mothers of LGBTQ+ children. This two-hour, online training can help participants feel more confident about recognizing signs someone may be thinking about suicide and effectively responding to keep them safe. To find out more about QPR and how to register for upcoming training sessions, please contact the Mama Dragons' QPR Coordinator at [email protected].