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    Below is a list of professional societies and journals that are important to the study of gender and related topics. Some information comes from McRaney et al. (2021).

    Societies

    APA Division 35 – Society for the Psychology of Women

    Website – https://www.apa.org/about/division/div35

    Mission Statement – “Division 35: Society for the Psychology of Women provides an organizational base for all feminists, women and men of all national origins, who are interested in teaching, research, or practice in the psychology of women. The division recognizes a diversity of women’s experiences which result from a variety of factors, including ethnicity, culture, language, socioeconomic status, age and sexual orientation. The division promotes feminist research, theories, education, and practice toward understanding and improving the lives of girls and women in all their diversities; encourages scholarship on the social construction of gender relations across multicultural contexts; applies its scholarship to transforming the knowledge base of psychology; advocates action toward public policies that advance equality and social justice; and seeks to empower women in community, national and global leadership.”

    Publication – Psychology of Women Quarterly (journal) and Feminist Psychologist (quarterly newsletter)

    Other Information – The division has 5 special sections for the psychology of black women; concerns of Hispanic women/Latinas; lesbian, bisexual, and transgender concerns; psychology of Asian Pacific American women; and Alaska Native/American Indian/Indigenous women.

    APA Division 44 – Society for the Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity

    Website – https://www.apadivisions.org/division-44

    Mission Statement – “Div. 44 (SPSOGD) is committed to advancing social justice in all its activities. The Society celebrates the diversity of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and gender nonconforming and queer people and recognizes the importance of multiple, intersectional dimensions of diversity including but not limited to: race, ethnicity, ability, age, citizenship, health status, language, nationality, religion and social class.”

    Publication – Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity (journal) and Division 44 Newsletter

    APA Division 51 – Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinities

    Website – https://www.apa.org/about/division/div51

    Mission Statement – “Division 51: Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinities (SPSMM) advances knowledge in the new psychology of men through research, education, training, public policy and improved clinical services for men. SPSMM provides a forum for members to discuss the critical issues facing men of all races, classes, ethnicities, sexual orientations and nationalities.”

    Publication – Psychology of Men and Masculinities (journal)

    Other Information – The division has five special interest groups focused on applied and professional practice, racial ethnic minorities, sexual and gender minorities, students, and violence and trauma.

    Journals

    Psychology of Women Quarterly

    Website: https://www.apadivisions.org/division-35/publications/journal/index

    Published by: APA Division 35
    Description: “The Psychology of Women Quarterly (PWQ) is a feminist, scientific, peer-reviewed journal that publishes empirical research, critical reviews and theoretical articles that advance a field of inquiry, teaching briefs and invited book reviews related to the psychology of women and gender.” Topics include violence against women, sexism, lifespan development and change, therapeutic interventions, sexuality, and social activism.”

    Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity

    Website: https://www.apadivisions.org/division-44/publications/journal

    Published by: Division 44 of APA
    Description: “A quarterly scholarly journal dedicated to the dissemination of information in the field of sexual orientation and gender diversity, PSOGD is envisioned as the primary outlet for research particularly as it impacts practice, education, public policy, and social action.”

    Psychology of Men & Masculinities

    Website: https://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/men

    Published by: Division 51 of APA
    Description: “Psychology of Men & Masculinities is devoted to the dissemination of research, theory, and clinical scholarship that advances the psychology of men and masculinity. This discipline is defined broadly as the study of how boys’ and men’s psychology is influenced and shaped by both gender and sex, and encompasses the study of the social construction of gender, sex differences and similarities, and biological processes.”

    Journal of Gender Studies

    Website: https://tandfonline.com/toc/cjgs20/current

    Published by: Taylor and Francis
    Description: “The Journal of Gender Studies is an interdisciplinary journal which publishes articles relating to gender and sex from a feminist perspective covering a wide range of subject areas including the Social, Natural and Health Sciences, the Arts, Humanities, Literature and Popular Culture. We seek articles from around the world that examine gender and the social construction of relationships among genders.”

    International Journal of Gender and Women’s Studies

    Website: http://ijgws.com/

    Description: “International Journal of Gender and Women’s Studies is an interdisciplinary international journal which publishes articles relating to gender and sex from a feminist perspective covering a wide range of subject areas including the social and natural sciences, the arts, the humanities and popular culture. The journal seeks articles from around the world that examine gender and the social construction of relationships among genders.”

    Journal of Research in Gender Studies

    Website: https://addletonacademicpublishers.com/journal-of-research-in-gender-studies

    Published by: Addleton Academic Publishers
    Description: “The Journal of Research in Gender Studies publishes mainly original empirical research and review articles focusing on hot emerging topics, e.g. same-sex parenting, civil partnership, LGBTQ+ rights, mobile dating applications, digital feminist activism, sexting behavior, robot sex, commercial sex online, etc.”

    Journal of Gay and Lesbian Mental Health

    Website: https://www.tandfonline.com/action/journalInformation?show=aimsScope&journalCode=wglm20

    Published by: Taylor and Francis
    Description: “Journal of Gay & Lesbian Mental Health seeks out and publishes the most current clinical and research scholarship on LGBT mental health with a focus on clinical issues.”

    Sexualities

    Webpage: https://journals.sagepub.com/home/sex

    Published by: Sage
    Description: “Sexualities is an established international journal and an invaluable resource, publishing articles, reviews and scholarly comment on the shifting nature of human sexualities. The journal adopts a broad, interdisciplinary perspective covering the whole of the social sciences, cultural history, cultural anthropology and social geography, as well as feminism, gender studies, cultural studies and lesbian and gay studies.”

    Biology of Sex Differences

    Webpage: https://bsd.biomedcentral.com/

    Published by: Springer Nature
    Description: “Biology of Sex Differences focuses on sex differences in all aspects of an individual or organism: from molecules to behavior and from studies of cellular function to clinical research studies. This journal aims to improve understanding of basic biological principles mediating sex differences and foster development of therapeutic and diagnostic tools that are sex-specific.” This journal is open access.

    Feminist Theory

    Webpage: https://journals.sagepub.com/home/fty

    Published by: Sage
    Description: Feminist Theory is an international interdisciplinary journal that provides a forum for critical analysis and constructive debate within feminism.”

    Gender & Society

    Webpage: https://journals.sagepub.com/home/gas

    Published by: Sage
    Description: Gender & Society promotes feminist scholarship and the social scientific study of gender. Gender & Societypublishes theoretically engaged and methodologically rigorous articles that make original contributions to gender theory. The journal takes a multidisciplinary, intersectional, and global approach to gender analyses.”

    Journal of Sex Research

    Webpage: https://www.tandfonline.com/journals/hjsr20?gclid=CjwKCAjwx7GYBhB7EiwA0d8oe-A0RFlQH1rVhjI7KwUNWG96QRb_1U-mjb2hh_a8O7ofJKqaui64kxoC1BoQAvD_BwE

    Published by: Taylor & Francis
    Description: “The Journal of Sex Research publishes research into the scientific study of sexuality, spanning the disciplines of psychology, education and allied health.”

    Sex Roles: A Journal of Research

    Webpage: https://www.springer.com/journal/11199

    Published by: Springer
    Description: “Sex Roles: A Journal of Research is a global, multidisciplinary, scholarly, social and behavioral science journal with a feminist perspective. It publishes original research reports as well as original theoretical papers and conceptual review articles that explore how gender organizes people’s lives and their surrounding worlds, including gender identities, belief systems, representations, interactions, relations, organizations, institutions, and statuses.”

    Web Resources for Children, Adolescents and Families

    Gender Spectrum

    Webpage: https://genderspectrum.org

    Description: Gender spectrum is a national organization committed to the health and well-being of gender-diverse children and teens through education and support for families, and training and guidance for educators, medical and mental health providers, and other professionals.

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