|May 20, 2013||Posted by BPSTherapy under All Topics, Gay and Lesbian Couples, GLBT, LGBT, Psychology|
A psychologist from Columbia University, researcher Mark Hatzenbuehler explains: “Lesbian, gay and bisexual individuals who lived in the states that banned same-sex marriage experienced a significant increase in psychiatric disorders.”
|April 19, 2013||Posted by BPSTherapy under All Topics, GLBT, LGBT|
The GLBTQ community includes gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer people. However, as discussed by social worker Shane Whalley, many times, the bisexual population is left out many discussions. In a DailyTexan article, Whalley explains what he feels truly defines bisexuality, and why many in the GLBTQ community sometimes fail to recognize the significance of…
|February 16, 2013||Posted by BPSTherapy under Dating Trends, GLBT, LGBT|
It turns out lesbians are better daters than gay men. Dating specialist Meghann Novinskie of Mixology explains lesbian women and gay men approach differently at different ages. As expected, both men and women date similarly in their 20s. But once they reach their 30s, their dating patterns change. The way lesbians and gay males view…
|January 8, 2013||Posted by BPSTherapy under All Topics, Gay and Lesbian Couples, GLBT, LGBT, Parenting|
At one point, the concept of “situational disclosure” comes up. Basically, this involves coming out to certain people depending on what is happening in your life at any given time. For Wilson, it seems prior to marrying her husband, she was out as bisexual woman in a lesbian relationship.
|November 25, 2012||Posted by BPSTherapy under All Topics, GLBT, LGBT, Relationships|
The holidays are quickly approaching and more than likely, you are looking forward to them. You are completely out to your family as a lesbian or gay man and they love you for it. Here’s the catch, your girlfriend or newest boyfriend is totally in the closet. How do you handle this? Advice on dating…
|October 2, 2012||Posted by BPSTherapy under All Topics, GLBT, Pop Culture|
Many gay and lesbian individuals struggle with sharing their sexual identity with others. Fear or bullying, abuse, and alienation from others are just a few factors in the decision to keep sexual orientation a secret. As a gay celebrity who has shared his journey with his fans, Lance Bass may help others who struggle with similar experiences.
|October 1, 2012||Posted by BPSTherapy under All Topics, Family, Gay and Lesbian Couples, GLBT, LGBT, Parenting|
In the case of this gay adoption, the judge was able to consider the parents, Scollar and Altman, as parents, not same-sex or lesbian parents, taking into consideration what each parent was bringing to the table. In the past, as in the case of heterosexual parents, sole custody would have been afforded to the father, or the parent making more money.
|August 7, 2012||Posted by BPSTherapy under All Topics, GLBT, Holidays|
The goal of the day will be to give business to gay friendly businesses, the businesses that have openly supported the legalization of gay marriage in the United States. Businesses such as Amazon.com, Google, Starbucks, Home Depot, and KFC are but a few.
|May 3, 2012||Posted by BPSTherapy under All Topics, Dating Trends, GLBT, LGBT, Pop Culture|
As pointed out in previous articles, many in American culture view bisexual people as being ‘sexually greedy’ and basically attracted to everyone they meet. This is not the case. As Anna points out, there is not a ‘lack of decision’ in choosing a mate.
|April 21, 2012||Posted by BPSTherapy under All Topics, Family, Gay and Lesbian Couples, GLBT, LGBT, Miami, Relationships|
Miami has a great many gay and lesbian resources in the community. With goals related to advocacy, social networking, and medical support, Miami offers a number of locations and services to help those in the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community. Here are a few of those resources. The Miami-Dade Gay and Lesbian…