Posted on 06/22/2019 by ISTSS
In honor of Pride month, ISTSS is highlighting recent research relevant to the intersection of trauma and LGBTQ experiences. Below you will find a compilation of past year citations on issues specific to LGBTQ survivors of trauma.
Posted on 06/22/2019 by Mary A. Fetchet, Joscelyn E. Fisher & Stephen J. Cozza
Witnessing the terror attacks on September 11, 2001 affected practically all of us who were alive at that time. But, for some, 9/11 was a far more personal and tragic experience. On September 11, 2001, nearly 3,000 families lost a loved one who perished at the World Trade Center, at the Pentagon or in Shanksville, PA.
Posted on 06/01/2019 by A. Alex McConnell, MA
For many in the LGBTQ+ community, June is a time to celebrate Pride. The inaugural Pride parade was a commemoration of the police-led raid on the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar, that sparked the Stonewall Riots. Pride was a call for greater rights, equality, and safety, and it remains so today. The history of Pride highlights the trauma faced daily by LGBTQ+ folks—and their resilience.