Gay and Lesbian Issues and Psychology Review

Articles from Vol. 4, No. 3, 2008

CONFERENCE REPORT: INTERNATIONAL LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL and TRANSGENDER PSYCHOLOGY SUMMER INSTITUTE
This report outlines my experiences attending the first International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Psychology Summer Institute, held at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, 3-8 August 2008. This Institute aimed to provide for an...
Editorial
As the fourth year of the publication of the Review draws to a close I am pleased to present this general issue of the journal. The journal continues to go from strength to strength, with both Proquest and EBSCO indexing the journal, and with citations...
Engaging with the State: Citizenship, Injustice, and the Problem with Queer
AbstractThis paper argues for the utility of citizenship discourses in addressing injustice. It takes the concerns of young LGBTI people experiencing homelessness as its starting point. While recognising the queer critique that engaging with the state...
Factors Associated with Sexual Identity Disclosure in the Workplace by Gay Men and Lesbians: A Couples Study
AbstractAssociations between internalised homophobia, workplace non-discrimination policies and sexual identity disclosure at work in gay men and lesbians at an individual and dyad level have been previously identified (Rostosky & Riggle, 2002)....
Silences and Stereotypes: The Impact of (Mis) Constructions of Bisexuality on Australian Bisexual Men and Women
AbstractThis article argues that bisexuality is undermined as a legitimate sexual identity via discourses that construct sexuality as a binary (heterosexual or homosexual) and stereotypes of bisexual men and women as unstable, undecided, or in denial...
The Anwar Saga: Sexuality and Politics in Contemporary Malaysia
IntroductionInternationally, sodomy laws - originally intended to control non-procreative sexual activity (Feree, 1988) - have been used to target homosexual activity for political purposes since the nineteenth century (Feree, 1988, p. 600; Obendorf,...
'Without Power Analysis, There Won't Be Equality': Interrogating the Idea of Love in Asian/caucasian Gay Relationships
In his article '"Without love, there won't be us': A narrative of a GAM-GWM couple", Budiadi Sudarto attempts to debunk the stereotype that Asian/Caucasian gay relationships are predicated on racial oppression and marginalisation. What bounds these couples...