This NASW research Web page focuses on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) social work research.
Disclosure of sexual orientation, victimization, and mental health among lesbian, gay, and bisexual older adults. High tobacco use among lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth: Mounting evidence about a hidden population’s health risk behavior. The victimization of older lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender adults: Patterns, impact, and implications for intervention. Professionals conducting LGBT research face institutional and methodological barriers. Institutional barriers include a lack of funding, congressional challenges to peer-reviewed research, and difficulty in receiving human subjects review approval. NASW National Committee on Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Issues NYC: A Collectiveof New York City Academics, Students, Clinicians, and Activists Working on Transgender and Transsexual Issues Federal Funding and Dissemination Opportunities Center for Disease Control: Office of Pubic Health Research Center for Substance Abuse Treatment: Knowledge Application Program Work Researchers’ Publications The following publications are authored by the presenters and discussants who participated in the IASWR symposium referenced above.