The SAGE Encyclopedia of LGBTQ Studies, 1st Edition

  • Abbie E. Goldberg
  • Published By: SAGE
  • ISBN-10: 1483371298
  • ISBN-13: 9781483371290
  • DDC: 306.7603
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 1472 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released July 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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This far-reaching and contemporary new encyclopedia examines and explores the lives and experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) individuals, focusing on the contexts and forces that shape their lives. Top researchers and clinicians contribute to the 400 signed entries, from fields such as psychology, sociology, sexual studies, human development, social work and gender/queer studies. This is an essential resource for researchers interested in an interdisciplinary perspective on LGBTQ lives and issues.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Board.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Entries.
Reader’s Guide.
About the Editor.
Other Frontmatter.
1: Abstinence Only Until Marriage.
2: Activists in College.
3: Adolescent Pregnancy.
4: Adoption, Choices About.
5: Adoption, International.
6: Adoption, Legal Considerations in.
7: Adoption, Openness in.
8: Adoption and Foster Care Discrimination.
9: Adoption Type.
10: Adoption via the Child Welfare System.
11: Adults with LGBQ Parents.
12: Advance Health Care Planning.
13: Affirmative Therapy.
14: African American Sexualities.
15: Age of Consent.
16: Ageisms in LGBTQ Cultures.
17: Aging, Sex, and Sexuality.
18: Aging, Social Relationships, and Support.
19: Aging and Bisexuality.
20: Aging and Gay Men.
21: Aging and Lesbian Women.
22: Aging and Transgender People.
23: Ally Development and Programming.
24: Ally Experience.
25: Antigay Ballot Initiatives and LGBTQ Activism.
26: Anxiety.
27: Asexuality.
28: Asian American/Pacific Islander Sexualities.
29: Assisted Reproductive Technologies ARTs.
30: Ballroom Scene, The.
31: Bear Community.
32: Bias in the Criminal Justice System.
33: “Big Data” Bias in LGBTQ Research.
34: Binational Same-Sex Couples and Families.
35: Biphobia.
36: Bisexual Inclusion in the LGBTQ Rights Movement.
37: Bisexual People and Community.
38: Bisexualities.
39: Bisexuality, Female.
40: Bisexuality, Male.
41: Body Image Disturbance and Eating Disorders in LGBTQ People.
42: Body Modification.
43: Body Size and Weight.
44: Bondage, Dominance/Submission, Sadism/Masochism BDSM.
45: Breast Care for Transgender People.
46: Bullying, Legal Protections Against.
47: Bullying, Rates and Effects of.
48: Bullying, School-Based Interventions for.
49: Business.
50: Butch-Femme.
51: Campus Climate.
52: Cancer and Social Support.
53: Cancer in the LGBTQ Community.
54: Career Development and Trajectories.
55: Caregiving.
56: Catholic LGBTQ People.
57: Child Support After LGBQ Divorce/Separation.
58: Children with LGBQ Parents, Academic Outcomes.
59: Children with LGBQ Parents, Female/Male Role Models.
60: Children with LGBQ Parents, Gender Development and Identity.
61: Children with LGBQ Parents, Psychosocial Outcomes.
62: Children with LGBQ Parents, Sexual Identity.
63: Children with LGBQ Parents, Stigmatization.
64: Children with Transgender Parents, Psychosocial Outcomes.
65: Christian LGBTQ People.
66: Chronic Illness.
67: Cisgenderism.
68: Closet, The.
69: Colage.
70: College Athletes.
71: College Students.
72: Colorado Designated Beneficiary.
73: Coming Out, Disclosure, and Passing.
74: Commitment Ceremonies.
75: Community Climate.
76: Coparenting.
77: Corrective Rape.
78: Couples Therapy.
79: Criminal Legal System and LGBTQ People.
80: Cross-Category Friendships.
81: Cultural Dissemblance of African Americans.
82: Custody and Litigation, LGBQ Parents.
83: Custody Issues in Transgender Parenting.
84: Dating, Sexual-Minority Men.
85: Dating, Sexual-Minority Women.
86: Deciding Whether to Parent.
87: Defense of Marriage Act DOMA.
88: Dementia.
89: Demographics and the LGBTQ Population.
90: Depression.
91: Developmental Aspects of Sexuality.
92: Disabilities Among LGBTQ Elders.
93: Disciplinary Tensions in Studying LGBTQ Populations.
94: Discrimination Against LGBTQ Elders.
95: Discrimination Against LGBTQ People, Cost of.
96: Discrimination Against LGBTQ People by Law Enforcement.
97: Discrimination Against LGBTQ People in the Public Sector.
98: Discrimination on the Basis of HIV/AIDS in Health Care.
99: Division of Labor in LGBTQ-Parent Families.
100: Divorce, Legal Issues in.
101: Divorce and Relationship Dissolution, Psychological Experience of.
102: Divorce and Separation, Historical Perspective on.
103: Domestic Partnership.
104: Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell and Public Opinion.
105: Down Low.
106: Drag.
107: Dying, Death, and Bereavement.
108: East Asian Sexualities.
109: Education.
110: Effeminacy.
111: Elder Abuse.
112: Embodiment.
113: Employment Non-Discrimination Act ENDA.
114: Essentialist-Constructionist Debate on the Origins of Sexual Orientation.
115: Ethical Debates About Surrogacy.
116: Ethical Research with Sexual and Gender Minorities.
117: Evolutionary Theory.
118: Ex-Gay Movement.
119: Exotic Becomes Erotic: A Developmental Theory of Sexual Orientation.
120: Families of Choice.
121: Families of Origin, Relationships With.
122: Film.
123: Focus Groups.
124: Foster Care.
125: Foster Parenting.
126: Foster Parenting, Legal Considerations in.
127: Fraternities and Sororities.
128: Freedom to Marry and Other Marriage Equality Organizations.
129: Friendships.
130: Gaming.
131: Gangs.
132: Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network GLSEN.
133: Gay Exclusion in the U.S. Military: Evolution and Demise ofDon’t Ask, Don’t Tell.
134: Gay Gentrification.
135: Gay Sperm Donors.
136: Gayborhoods.
137: Gaydar.
138: Gay–Straight Alliances GSAs.
139: Gender Binaries.
140: Gender Clinics.
141: Gender Identity Discrimination as Sex Discrimination.
142: Gender Nonconformity, Youth.
143: Gender Spectrum.
144: Gender Transition at Work.
145: Genderqueer.
146: GLAAD.