That's So Gay!: Microaggressions and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community (Perspectives on Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity)

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People who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) experience subtle forms of discrimination, also known as microaggressions. Microaggressions are commonplace interactions that occur in a wide variety of social settings, including school or the workplace, among friends and family, and even among other LGBT people. These accumulated experiences are associated with feelings of victimization, suicidal thinking, and higher rates of substance abuse, depression, and other health problems among members of the LGBT community. In this book, Kevin Nadal provides a thought-provoking review of the literature on discrimination and microaggressions toward LGBT people. The generous use of case examples makes the book ideal for gender studies courses and discussion groups. Each case is followed by analysis of the elements involved in microaggressions and discussion questions for the reader to reflect upon.

This book includes advice for mental health practitioners, organizational leaders, educators, and students who want to adopt LGBT-accepting worldviews and practices. It has tips for how to discuss and advocate for LGBT issues in the realms of family, community, educational systems, and the government.

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Kevin L. Nadal, PhD, is a professor, psychologist, performer, activist, and author, who received his doctorate in counseling psychology from Columbia University in New York City. He earned his bachelor's degrees in psychology and political science from the University of California, Irvine, and a master's degree in counseling from Michigan State University. He is currently an Associate Professor of Psychology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice-City University of New York, where he also serves as the deputy director of the Forensic Mental Health Counseling program. Dr. Nadal's research focuses primarily on multicultural issues in psychology, particularly involving sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, gender, and gender identity. He is one of the leading researchers on the psychological impacts of microaggressions, or subtle forms of discrimination, toward people of color, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people, and women. He is the author of Filipino American Psychology: A Handbook of Theory, Research, and Clinical Practice (Wiley, 2011) and the co-editor of Women and Mental Disorders (Praeger, 2011). His works have been published in numerous journals including the American Psychologist, Journal of Counseling Psychology, Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, Journal of College Student Development, and Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling. Dr. Nadal is currently a board member of APA's Committee on LGBT Concerns, as well as a fellow with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. He is an executive board member of the Asian American Psychological Association (AAPA) and was the recipient of the AAPA Early Contributions to Excellence Award in 2011. He is a national trustee of the Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS) and the current president of the metropolitan New York chapter of FANHS. Dr. Nadal has been a keynote speaker for many colleges, universities, and organizations across the country and abroad. He facilitates diversity and mental health trainings with the New York Police Department and other nonprofit and corporate organizations. He is also a stand-up comedian and spoken word artist who has performed across the United States since 2000. He was named one of People Magazine's hottest bachelors in 2006 and has been featured on the O'Reilly Factor, the History Channel, HGTV, PBS, Philippine News, Filipinas Magazine, The Filipino Reporter, and Forbes.com.

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