Washington Post Features Szymanski About Impact of Internalized homophobia

washingtonpostThe Washington Post featured Dawn Szymanski, associate professor of psychology, in this column about the impact of internalized homophobia in relation to the recent shooting at an Orlando gay nightclub.

The article noted that according to Szymanski, “research shows that experiencing rejection from parents of your sexual identity is linked to traumatic internalized negativity – what psychologists call ‘internalized homonegativity’ or ‘internalized stigma.'” Read the full story online.