IntraSpectrum Counseling
  Most of us know what the first four letters in LGBTQIA stand for: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender. Many of us know what the “Q” represents-Queer/Questioning. A few may even know that the “A” stands for Asexual. What is…
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John D’Emilio As a scholar of queer theory, I had the privilege of studying under Dr. John D’Emilio while he was teaching at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Now a Professor Emeritus, I also had the pleasure of attending…
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In recent years, young adult (YA) lesbian and gay fiction has begun to proliferate. It is exciting to see so many new writers emerge and to read stories about the diverse experiences of young queer people. This month we will…
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Why does psychotherapy work? There are many reasons, but today we are going to focus on one in particular-the therapeutic relationship. One of the biggest predictors of success in therapy is a good relationship between the client and therapist. However,…
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  Heard of Julia Serano? Excluded by Julia Serano has attracted a significant amount of well deserved attention and appreciation from and for the trans community. Julia Serano defines herself “as a transsexual woman, bisexual, and femme activist” (3). As…
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