Preserving Progress

In 2019, the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising in New York City, which is regarded as the beginning of the modern LGBTQI+ rights movement… (APA)








The New Jersey Psychological Association (NJPA) Celebrates Pride Month and the Progress Against the Oppression of Homophobia it Represents for Members of the LGBTQI+ Community 

NJPA is committed to advancing a scientific perspective to improve the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex and beyond (LGBTQI+) people, of increasing understanding of sexual orientation and gender identity as aspects of human diversity, and of reducing stigma, prejudice, discrimination and violence toward LGBTQI+ people. 

NJPA endorses the American Psychological Association’s efforts to bring the best and most current research to bear on the most significant issues and questions confronting LGBTQI+ people and society at large. 

In honor of Pride Month, NJPA is sharing various helpful resources to help children and families celebrate who they are, reduce stress and anxiety, and navigate challenging experiences. 

Resources from the American Psychological Association Office on Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity 

Resources from the American Psychological Association Society for the Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity 

APA Highlights Books for LGBTQ+ Children and Families for Pride Month 

APA Help Center - Understanding Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity 

APA Topics - What does transgender mean? 

APA Topics - Sexual Orientation & Homosexuality 

APA Topics - Are same-sex marriages different from heterosexual marriages? 

APA Resource - Marriage and Family Issues for LGBT People 

Resource list of LGBTQI+ developed by Melissa Baldwin and Yesenia Parada, employed by the Center for Forensic and Clinical Psychology, Inc. under the supervision of Rhonda Greenberg, PhD. (see attached PDF

NJPA has been serving its members for over 80 years by protecting, promoting, and enhancing the profession of psychology. NJPA is also an indispensable network of resources for the public and media and an influential presence helping shape mental health policies in New Jersey.