Gender Expression

The following studies are independent projects and papers that contribute empirical data to our body of knowledge on concepts related to gender identity and expression.


Bauer, R. (2008). Transgressive and transformative gendered sexual practices and white privileges: The case of the dyke/trans BDSM communities. Women’s Studies Quarterly, 36(3/4), 233-253. Full text

Bouman, W. P., Claes, L., Brewin, N., Crawford, J. R., Millet, N., Fernandez-Aranda, F., & Arcelus, J. (2017). Transgender and anxiety: A comparative study between transgender people and the general population. International Journal of Transgenderism18(1), 16-26. Full text

Bouman, W. P., Davey, A., Meyer, C., Witcomb, G. L., & Arcelus, J. (2016). Predictors of psychological well-being among treatment seeking transgender individuals. Sexual and Relationship Therapy31(3), 359-375.

Anthony F. Bogaert. (2015). Understanding asexuality. Rowman & Littlefield.

Brown, L. S. & Pantalone, D. (2011). Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues in trauma psychology: A topic comes out of the closet. Traumatology. 17(2), 1-3.

Budge, S. L., Israel, T., & Merrill, C. R. (2017). Improving the lives of sexual and gender minorities: The promise of psychotherapy research. Journal of Counseling Psychology64(4), 376.

Carroll, L., & Mizock, L. (2017). Trans-affirmative Care: Moving from Trans Allies To Trans Activists. Psychiatric Clinics40(1), xi-xiii.

Dhejne C., Lichtenstein P., Boman M., Johansson A.L., Långström N., Landén M. (2011). Long-term follow-up of transsexual persons undergoing sex reassignment surgery: cohort study in Sweden. PLoS ONE, 6(2): e16885. Full text

Ehrensaft, D. (2012). From gender identity disorder to gender identity creativity: true gender self child therapy. Journal of Homosexuality, 59(3), 337-356.

Finley, N.J. (2010). Skating femininity: Gender maneuvering in women’s roller derby. Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, 39(4), 359-387.

Grabham, E. (2007). Citizen bodies, intersex citizenship. Sexualities, 10(1), 29-48.

Griffin, M. J. (2016). Intersecting Intersectionalities and the Failure of the Law to Protect Transgender Women of Color in the United States. Tul. JL & Sexuality, 25, 123.

Heintz, A.J., & Melendez, R.M. (2006). Intimate partner violence and HIV/STD risk among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 21(2), 193-208.

Hines, S. (2006). Intimate transitions: Transgender practices of partnering and parenting. Sociology, 40(2), 353-371.

Hines, S. (2007). Transgendering care: Practices of care within transgender communities. Critical Social Policy, 27 (4), 462-486.

Kozee, H.B., Tylka, T.L., & Bauerband, L. A. (2012). Measuring transgender individuals’ comfort with gender identity and appearance: Development and validation of the Transgender Congruence Scale. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 36(2), 179-196. Full text

Maxwell, S., Noyes, N., Keefe, D., Berkeley, A. S., & Goldman, K. N. (2017). Pregnancy Outcomes After Fertility Preservation in Transgender Men. Obstetrics & Gynecology129(6), 1031-1034.

McGuire, J. K., Kuvalanka, K. A., Catalpa, J. M., & Toomey, R. B. (2016). Transfamily theory: How the presence of trans* family members informs gender development in families. Journal of Family Theory & Review8(1), 60-73.

Mizock, L., & Lundquist, C. (2016). Missteps in psychotherapy with transgender clients: Promoting gender sensitivity in counseling and psychological practice. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity3(2), 148. Full text

Mizock, L., Woodrum, T. D., Riley, J., Sotilleo, E. A., Yuen, N., & Ormerod, A. J. (2017). Coping with transphobia in employment: Strategies used by transgender and gender-diverse people in the United States. International Journal of Transgenderism, 1-13.

Moon, I. (2018). ‘Boying’the boy and ‘girling’the girl: From affective interpellation to trans-emotionality. Sexualities, 1363460717740260.

Mullaney, J.L. (2007). “Unity admirable but not necessarily heeded”: Going rates and gender boundaries in the straight edge hardcore music scene. Gender & Society, 21(3), 384-408.

Norton, A. T. & Herek, G. M. (2013). Heterosexuals’ attitudes toward transgender people: Findings from a national probability sample of U.S. adults. Sex Roles, 68(11), 1-16. Full text

O’Neil, M. E., McWhirter E. H., & Cerezo, A. (2008). Transgender identities and gender variance in vocational psychology: Recommendations for practice, social advocacy, and research. Journal of Career Development, 34 (3), pp. 286-308.

Pflum, S. R., Testa, R. J., Balsam, K. F., Goldblum, P. B., & Bongar, B. (2015). Social support, trans community connectedness, and mental health symptoms among transgender and gender nonconforming adults. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity2(3), 281.

Platt, L. F., & Bolland, K. S. (2017). Relationship partners of transgender individuals: A qualitative exploration. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 0265407517709360.

Richards, C. (2016). Existential Perspectives on Sexuality and Gender: What Trans Experience Suggests. Journal of Psychotherapy and Counselling Psychology Reflections, 3.

Self, A. K. (2017). Adopting a Third Gender in the United States. The Downtown Review, 3(2), 8. Full text

Singh, A. A., & McKelroy, V. S., (2011). “Just getting out of bed is a revolutionary act: The resilience of transgender people of color who have survived traumatic life events. Traumatology, 17 (2), 34-44.

Stone, A.L. (2009). More than adding a T: American lesbian and gay activists’ attitudes towards transgender inclusion, Sexualities, 12(3), 334-354.

Thomson, S. A. (2017). What Does the Psychotherapeutic Literature Reveal About Therapist’s Experiential Responses to Working in Psychotherapy With Trans-Clients? (Doctoral dissertation, Auckland University of Technology). Full text

Wilkins, A.C. (2004). “So full of myself as a chick”: Goth women, sexual independence, and gender egalitarianism. Gender & Society, 18(3), 328-349. Full text