Diverse Bodies, Genders, and Sexualities

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Terms of reference

In relation to Gay and Lesbian Issues and Psychology, to:

  1. Encourage research, teaching and professional development opportunities in relation to sexual orientation and related gender issues within the discipline of psychology;

  2. Provide a forum for discussion and support for practitioners dealing with clients’ sexual orientation issues;

  3. Liaise with other professional groups whose aims are congruent with those of the Interest Group and in accordance with those of The Australian Psychological Society Limited;

  4. Promote supportive care and well-informed practice for lesbian, gay and bisexual clients; and

  5. Provide expert advice to and on behalf of The Australian Psychological Society Limited on issues relating to the area of sexual orientation and related gender issues.