6 microaggressions to avoid

Dr. Kevin L. Nadal shares his personal experience and expertise regarding microaggressions, the commonplace slights, insults, and prejudiced behaviors that LGBTQ+ individuals experience as they go about their daily lives.

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Stop Saying 'That's So Gay!'


Nadal, Kevin L. (2014, February 7). Stop Saying ‘That’s so Gay!’: 6 Types of Microaggressions That Harm LGBTQ People. Psychology Benefits Society. https://psychologybenefits.org/2014/02/07/anti-lgbt-microaggressions/

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