Minority stress and self-esteem: the thoughts of sexual minority young adults

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Andie Ashdown and Theophanis Kyriacou consider a qualitative study on sexual minority youth perspectives on minority stress and factors negatively affecting self-esteem.

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How can we provide inclusive mental health care for LGBTQ+ youth?

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Andie Ashdown and Theophanis Kyriacou summarise a recent review, which proposes a new theoretical framework to provide effective mental health support for LGBTQ+ youth.

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Risk factors for LGBTQ+ youth self-harm and suicide

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In her debut blog, Hazel Marzetti reviews a recent systematic review and meta-analysis on victimisation and mental illness prevalence among LGBTQ+ young people with experiences of self-harm and suicide.

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Lesbian politics: activism against psycho-pathologisation of homosexuality

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In her debut blog, Karin Jervert looks at a recent study exploring the hidden history of lesbian politics, activism and the movement against psycho-pathologisation of homosexuality during the 1960s, 70s and 80s in the UK.

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