The purpose of this qualitative phenomenological study was to gain a greater understanding of the personal impact of lesbian's responses to buffer gay minority stress. Author: Laurie Kathryn Ferguson, Northcentral University
The goal of this experiment was to compare the performance of small work groups whose members were trained together or apart. Previous research has shown that training group members together can help workers develop a transactive memory system. To date, research on transactive memory has not examined the effects of gender diversity in groups.
This dissertation was created to address the void in resources available to psychotherapists treating gender diverse children. A qualitative method of data gathering and analysis was utilized to compile information about the gender-affirmative psychotherapeutic practice with this population. Author: Melissa M. Johnson, Alliant International University
As more individuals diverse in sexuality and gender are 'coming out,' it is becoming apparent that mental health professionals are lacking sufficient training in treating these populations. Author: Rebekah A. Jackson, University of Hartford
This thesis examined graduate level students' experiences of (mainly gender) diversity in the online classroom. The philosophical framework for this study came from John Rawls' work utilizing the veil of ignorance as a strategy to create more objective determinations free from situational and circumstantial biases. Author: Rory McKenzie, Gonzaga University
Conflicts within organizations cause negative work environments, employee stress, bullying in the workplace, employee turnover, increase in time, and increase in cost. Gender has been identified as a contributing factor affecting individuals during interpersonal workplace conflicts. Author: Holly Renee Holden Noll, Northcentral University
Despite the recent attention to the LGBT community in the mainstream media as well as psychological research, few resources have been channeled toward the “T” in this acronym. The trans community, and gender diversity in general, have been an afterthought in research claiming to study gender and sexuality.
Employing critical social theory as a theoretical framework, this paper examines the promise of increased awareness about and use of queer-inclusive pedagogy and curriculum in pre-service teacher education. Author: Olivia Jo Murray, Portland State University