Resources & References

Online Courses:
Diversity: Beyond Cultural Competence in Psychotherapy With the LGBT Population
LGBT: Psychological Realities and Culturally Competent Therapy with LGBT Clients and Their Families
Transgender, Gender Queer, Two-Spirit & Intersex: Ethical Mental Health Services with Gender Variant Clients

LGBT Milestones and Legislation

The states that recognize out-of-state gay marriages include:

  • New York
  • California (only if the marriage is from before Proposition 8 was passed)

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Articles & Online Resources



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Transgender Programs at LGBT Organizations

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State and Professional Organizations with Notations about the Treatment of the LGBTQ Population in their Code of Ethics

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