LGBTQ+: Research Articles

  1. Addis, S., Davies, M., Greene, G., MacBride‐Stewart, S., & Shepherd, M. (2009). The health, social care and housing needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender older people: A review of the literature. Health & Social Care in the Community, 17(6), 647-658.
  2. Barton, B. (2010) 'Abomination'-Life as a Bible belt gay, Journal of Homosexuality, 57(4), 465-484. doi:10.1080/00918361003608558
  3. Beagan, B. L., De Souza, L., Godbout, C., Hamilton, L., MacLeod, J., Paynter, E., & Tobin, A. (2012). "This is the biggest thing you'll ever do in your life": Exploring the occupations of transgendered people. Journal of Occupational Science. 19(3), 226-240. doi:10.1080/1442751.2012.659169
  4. Beagan, B. L. & Hattie, B. (2015a). LGBTQ experiences with religion and spirituality: Occupational transition and adaptation. Journal of Occupational Science, 22(4), 459-476.
  5. Beagan, B. L. & Hattie, B. (2015b). Religion, spirituality, and LGBTQ identity integration. Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling, 9(2), 92-117.
  6. Beagan, B. L., Chiasson, A., Fiske, C. A., Forseth, S. D., Hosein, A. C., Myers, M. R., & Stang, J. E. (2013). Working with transgender clients: Learning from physicians and nurses to improve occupational therapy practice: Travailler auprès des clients transgenres: Apprendre des mèdecins et des infirmières en vue d'améliorer la pratique de l'ergothérapie. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 80(2), 82-91.
  7. Bergan-Gander, R. & von Kurthy, H. (2006). Sexual orientation and occupation: Gay man and women's lived experiences of occupational participation. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 69(9). doi:10.1177/030802260606900903
  8. Boggs, J., Portz, J. D., Wright, L., King, D., Grimm, C., Retrum, J., & Gozansky, W. (2014). D3-4: The intersection of ageism and heterosexism: LGBT older adults' perspectives on aging-in-place. Clinical Medicine & Research, 12(1-2), 101-101. doi:10.3121/cmr.2014.1250.d3-4
  9. Bolderston, A. & Ralph, S. (2016). Improving the health care experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender patients. Radiography, 22(3), e207-e211.
  10. Bristol, S., Kostelec, T., & MacDonald, R. (2018). Improving emergency health care workers' knowledge, competency, and attitudes toward lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender patients through interdisciplinary cultural competency training. Journal of Emergency Nursing, 44(6), 632-639.
  11. Conron, K.J., Mimiaga, M. J., Landers, S. J. (2010). A population-based study of sexual orientation identity and gender differences in adult health. American Journal of Public Health, 100(10), 1953-60. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2009.174169
  12. Copti, N., Shahriari, R., Wanek, L., Fitzsimmons, A. (2016). Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender inclusion in physical therapy: Advocating for cultural competence in physical therapist education across the United States. Journal of Physical Therapy Education 30(4), 11-16.
  13. Dahl, A. L. & Galliher, R. V. (2009). LGBQQ Young adult experiences of religious and sexual identity integration. Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling, 3(2),92-112. doi:10.1080/15538600903005268
  14. D'augelli, A. R., Grossman, A. H., & Starks, M. T. (2008). Families of gay, lesbian, and bisexual youth: What do parents and siblings know and how do they react?. Journal of GLBT Family Studies, 4(1), 95-115.
  15. de Vries, B. & Gutman, G. (2016). End-of-life preparations among LGBT older adults. Generations, 40(2), 46-48.
  16. DeHaan, S., Kuper, L. E., Magee, J. C., Bigelow, L., & Mustanski, B. S. (2013). The interplay between online and offline explorations of identity, relationships, and sex: A mixed-methods study with LGBT youth. Journal of Sex Research, 50(5), 421-434.
  17. Elias, J. & Ryan, A. (2011). A review and commentary on the factors that influence expressions of sexuality by older people in care homes. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 20(11‐12), 1668-1676. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2702.2010.03409.x
  18. Fredriksen-Goldsen, K., Simoni, J., Kim, H. J., Lehavvot, K., Walters, K., Yang, J., & Hoy-Ellis, C. (2014). The health equity promotion model: Reconceptualization of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) health disparities. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 84(6), 653-663. doi: 10.1037/ort0000030
  19. Furlotte, C., Gladstone, J. W., Cosby, R. F., & Fitzgerald, K. A. (2016). "Could we hold hands?" Older lesbian and gay couples' perceptions of long-term care homes and home care. Canadian Journal on Aging/La Revue canadienne du vieillissement, 35(4), 432-446.
  20. Garcia, D. I., Gray-Stanley, J., & Ramirez-Valles, J. (2008). 'The priest ob-viously doesn't know that I'm gay': The religious and spiritual journeys of Latino gay men. Journal of Homosexuality,55(3), 411-436. doi:10.1080/00918360802345149
  21. Goldhammer, H., Krinsky, L., & Keuroghlian, A. S. (2019). Meeting the behavioral health needs of LGBT older adults. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 67(8), 1565-1570.
  22. Greene, G. J., Fisher, K. A., Kuper, L., Andrews, R., & Mustanski, B. (2015). "Is this normal? Is this not normal? There is no set example": Sexual health intervention preferences of LGBT youth in romantic relationships. Sexuality research and social policy, 12(1), 1-14.
  23. Grigorovich, A. (2016). The meaning of quality of care in home care settings: Older lesbian and bisexual women's perspectives. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Science, 30(1), 108-116. doi:10.1111/scs.12228
  24. Hafeez, H., Zeshan, M., Tahir, M. A., Jahan, N., & Naveed, S. (2017). Health care disparities among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth: A literature review. Cureus, 9(4).
  25. Hash, K. (2006). Caregiving and post-caregiving experiences of midlife and older gay men and lesbians. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 47(3-4), 121-138. doi:10.1300/J083v47n03_08
  26. Hash, K. M. & Netting, F. E. (2007). Long-term planning and decision-making among midlife and older gay men and lesbians. Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life & Palliative Care, 3(2), 59-77.
  27. Hild, L., Simpson, E., & McDermott, C. (2019). Occupational needs of transitionally housed lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) young people. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 73(4_Supplement_1), 7311505164.
  28. Hillman, J. (2017). The sexuality and sexual health of LGBT elders. Annual review of gerontology and geriatrics, 37(1), 13-26. doi:10.1891/0198-8794.37.13
  29. Holmberg, M., Arver, S., & Dhejne, C. (2019). Supporting sexuality and improving sexual function in transgender persons. Nature Reviews Urology, 16(2), 121-139.
  30. Hughes, M. (2009). Lesbian and gay people's concerns about ageing and accessing services. Australian Social Work, 62(2), 186-201.
  31. Hughto, J. M. W., Reisner, S. L., & Pachankis, J. E. (2015). Transgender stigma and health: A critical review of stigma determinants, mechanisms, and interventions. Social Science & Medicine, 147, 222-231. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.11.010
  32. Johnston, T. R. & Meyer, H. (2017). LGBT-specific housing in the USA. Housing, Care and Support, 20(3), 121-127.
  33. Kano, M., Silva-Bañuelos, A. R., Sturm, R., & Willging, C. E. (2016). Stakeholders' recommendations to improve patient-centered "LGBTQ" primary care in rural and multicultural practices. The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, 29(1), 156-160.
  34. Kates, J., Ranji, U., Beamesderfer, A., Salganicoff, A., & Dawson, L. (2016). Health and access to care and coverage for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals in the U.S.
  35. Kitts, R. L. (2010). Barriers to optimal care between physicians and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning adolescent patients. Journal of Homosexuality, 57(6), 730-747.
  36. Kosciw, J. G., Palmer, N. A., & Kull, R. M. (2015). Reflecting resiliency: Openness about sexual orientation and/or gender identity and its relationship to well-being and educational outcomes for LGBT students. American Journal of Community Psychology, 55(1-2), 167-178. doi: 10.1007/s10464-014-9642-6
  37. Lee, A. & Kanji, Z. (2017). Queering the health care system: Experiences of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender community. Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene, 51(2). 80-89. 
  38. Lottes, I. L. (2013). Sexual rights: Meanings, controversies, and sexual health promotion. Journal of Sex Research, 50(3-4), 367-391.
  39. Mahieu, L. & Gastmans, C. (2015). Older residents' perspectives on aged sexuality in institutionalized elderly care: A systematic literature review. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 52(12), 1891-1905.
  40. Mahieu, L., Van Elssen, K., & Gastmans, C. (2011). Nurses' perceptions of sexuality in institutionalized elderly: A literature review. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 48(9), 1140-1154.
  41. McFarland, P. L. & Sanders, S. (2003). A pilot study about the needs of older gays and lesbians: What social workers need to know. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 40(3), 67-80.
  42. Meach, L. (2017) "The occupational experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals during the coming out process: An analysis of self-acceptance, disclosure, and occupational change," OCCUPATION: A Medium of Inquiry for Students, Faculty & Other Practitioners Advocating for Health through Occupational Studies: Vol. 2 : Iss. 1 , Article 2.
  43. Murr, R. (2013) 'I became proud of being gay and proud of being Christian': The spiritual journeys of queer Christian women. Journal of Religion & Spirituality in Social Work: Social Thought, 32(4), 349-372. doi:10.1080/15426432.2013.839241
  44. Operario, D., Gamarel, K. E., Grin, B. M., Lee, J. H., Kahler, C. W., Marshall, B. D. L., van den Berg, J. J., & Zaller, N. D. (2015). Sexual minority health disparities in adult men and women in the United States: National health and nutrition examination survey, 2001-2010. American Journal of Public Health, 105(10). doi:10.2105/AJPH.2015.302762
  45. Pellegrini, M., Scott, M., Carabez, R., Mankovitz, A., Eliason, M., & Ciano, M. (2015). "Never in all my years...": Nurses' education about LGBT health. Journal of Professional Nursing, 31(4), 323-329.
  46. Phoenix, N. & Ghul, R. (2016). Gender transition in the workplace: An occupational therapy perspective. Work, 55(1), 197-205. doi:10.3233/WOR-162386
  47. Pingel, E. S., Thomas, L., Harmell, C., & Bauermeister, J. A. (2013). Creating comprehensive, youth centered, culturally appropriate sex education: What do young gay, bisexual, and questioning men want?. Sexuality Research and Social Policy, 10(4), 293-301.
  48. Ream, G. L. & Savin-Williams, R. C. (2005). Reconciling Christianity and positive non-heterosexual identity in adolescence, with implications for psychological well-being. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Issues in Education, 2(3), 19-36.doi:10.1300/J367v02n03_03
  49. Rodriguez, E. M. & Ouellette, S. C. (2000). Gay and lesbian Christians: Homosexual identity integration in the members and participants of a gay-positive church. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 39(3), 333-347 doi:10.1111/0021-8294.00028
  50. Rodriguez, E. M. (2009). At the intersection of church and gay: A review of the psychological research on gay and lesbian Christians. Journal of Homosexuality, 57(1), 5-38. doi:10.1080/00918360903445806
  51. Romijnders, K. A., Wilkerson, M. J, Crutzen, R., Kok, G., Bauldry, J., & Lawler, S. M. (2017). Strengthening social ties to increase confidence and self-esteem among sexual and gender minority youth. Health Promotion Practice, 18(3), 341-347. doi:10.1177/1524839917690335
  52. Ross, L. E., Dobinson, C., & Eady, A. (2010). Perceived determinants of mental health for bisexual people: A qualitative examination. American Journal of Public Health. 100(3), 496-502.
  53. Russell, S. T., Fish, J. N. (2016). Mental health in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (lgbt) youth. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, 12, 465-488. doi:10.1146/annurev-clinpsy-021815-093153
  54. San, S. & Breen-Franklin, A. (2019). Experiences of LGBTQ college students: Identity, health, and participation. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 73(4_Supplement_1), 7311505116.
  55. San, S. & Breen-Franklin, A. (2019). Experiences of LGBTQ college students: Identity, health, and participation. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 73, 7311505116.
  56. Schuck, K. D. & Liddle, B. J. (2001). Religious conflicts experienced by lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Psychotherapy, 5(2),63-82. doi:10.1300/J236v05n02_07
  57. Sharek, D. B., McCann, E., Sheerin, F., Glacken, M., & Higgins, A. (2015). Older LGBT people's experiences and concerns with healthcare professionals and services in Ireland. International Journal of Older People Nursing, 10(3), 230-240.
  58. Shelton, J. (2015). Transgender youth homelessness: Understanding programmatic barriers through the lens of cisgenderism. Children and Youth Services Review, 59, 10-18. doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2015.10.006
  59. Shires, D. A. & Jaffee, K. (2015). Factors associated with health care discrimination experiences among a national sample of female-to-male transgender individuals. Health & Social Work, 40(2), 134-141.
  60. Snapp, S. D., Hoenig, J. M., Fields, A., & Russell, S. T. (2014). Messy, butch, and queer: LGBTQ youth and the school-to-prison pipeline. Journal of Adolescent Research, 30(1), 57-82.
  61. Super, J. T. & Jacobson, L. (2011). Religious abuse: Implications for counseling lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals. Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling, 5(3/4), 180-196. doi:10.1080/15538605.2011.632739
  62. Twinley, R. (2014). Sexual orientation and occupation: Some issues to consider when working with older gay people to meet their occupational needs. British Journal of Occupational Therapy. 77(12), 623-625.
  63. Van Leeuwen, J. M., Boyle, S., Salomonsen-Sautel, S., Baker, D. N., Garcia, J. T., Hoffman, A., & Hopfer, C. J. (2006). Lesbian, gay, and bisexual homeless youth: an eight-city public health perspective. Child Welfare, 85(2).
  64. Wilson, K., Kortes-Miller, K., & Stinchcombe, A. (2018). Staying out of the closet: LGBT older adults' hopes and fears in considering end-of-life. Canadian Journal on Aging/La Revue canadienne du vieillissement, 37(1), 22-31.