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3 Components of Rape Culture and What You Can Do to Fight Back

By Christin P. Bowman, MS, MA (Doctoral student in Critical Social-Personality Psychology at The Graduate Center, City University of New York) **Trigger warning. This blog is about sexual violence.** ...

02/18/14 5:00 am

Stop Saying “That’s So Gay!”: 6 Types of Microaggressions That Harm LGBTQ People

By Kevin L. Nadal, PhD (Associate Professor of Psychology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice – City University of New York) When I was a little kid, I used to hear my brothers, cousins, a...

02/07/14 8:00 am

Thank You, President Obama, for Addressing Stigma Against the Long-term Unemployed

By Roberta Downing, PhD (Senior Legislative and Federal Affairs Officer, APA Public Interest Directorate – Government Relations Office) There are millions of unemployed workers who cannot get hir...

02/04/14 8:08 am