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. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2524.2009.00866.x
  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. https://doi.org/10.1080/14427591.2014.953670
  5. Beagan, B. L. & Hattie, B. (2015b). Religion, spirituality, and LGBTQ identity integration. Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling, 9(2), 92-117. https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15538605.2015.1029204
  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. https://doi.org/10.1177/0008417413484450
  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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radi.2016.04.011
  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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jen.2018.03.013
  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. https://doi.org/10.1080/15504280802084506
  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. https://doi.org/10.1080/00224499.2012.661489
  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. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0714980816000489
  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. https://doi.org/10.1111/jgs.15974
  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. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13178-014-0169-2
  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). https://doi.org/10.7759/cureus.1184
  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. https://doi.org/10.1300/J457v03n02_05
  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. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.73S1-PO6013
  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. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41585-018-0108-8
  30. Hughes, M. (2009). Lesbian and gay people's concerns about ageing and accessing services. Australian Social Work, 62(2), 186-201. https://doi.org/10.1080/03124070902748878
  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. https://doi.org/10.1108/HCS-07-2017-0016
  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. https://doi.org/10.3122/jabfm.2016.01.150205
  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. https://files.kff.org/attachment/Issue-Brief-Health-and-Access-to-Care-and-Coverage-for-LGBT-Individuals-in-the-US
  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. https://doi.org/10.1080/00918369.2010.485872
  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. https://doi.org/10.1080/00224499.2013.764380
  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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2015.07.007
  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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2015.07.007
  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. https://doi.org/10.1300/J083v40n03_06
  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. https://nsuworks.nova.edu/occupation/vol2/iss1/2
  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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.profnurs.2015.01.003
  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. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13178-013-0134-5
  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. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.73S1-PO3011
  55. San, S. & Breen-Franklin, A. (2019). Experiences of LGBTQ college students: Identity, health, and participation. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 73, 7311505116. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.73S1-PO3011
  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. https://doi.org/10.1111/opn.12078
  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. https://doi.org/10.1093/hsw/hlv025
  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. https://doi.org/10.1177/0743558414557625
  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). https://www.californiacasa.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/LGBT_homeless.pdf
  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. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0714980817000514