LGBTQ+ 101 Guest Lecture for Dr. Kim’s PSY 270: Psychology of Discrimination Class

Dear PSY 270 Students,
Thank you for a lovely digital visit to your class to talk with you about the discrimination that LGBTQ+ people face. Below you will find the packet and slides from the workshop and a few links for further reading. Please feel free to contact me if you have any follow-up questions.

Presentation Slides



Basic Terminology and Concepts


Pronoun and Usage Guides

Reports on the Status of LGBTQ People

Supporting Trans Students and Co-Workers


Trans-Inclusive and -Focused Organizations


HB2 (NC anti-trans bathroom bill) Resources and Information


Transgender Studies
For further reading, I include the lists below of popular and academic texts, and texts that blur the boundaries between these categories. These lists are meant as starting points for exploring this very diverse field and should not be considered exhaustive by any means.

For those of you who teach, the following syllabi offer trans-inclusive course content suggestions: GSW 201: Introduction to LGBTQ Studies and ENG 284: Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature.

Presses and Journals

Asterisks (*) indicate texts that I use in classroom


LGBTQ+ Signage and Posters


LGBTQ+ Speakers


Asexuality Resources


K-12 and Youth Resources

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