Reading List

Here is a list of articles, papers, and resources for LGBTQ+ people in STEM.

Journal of Homosexuality | A Model of Queer STEM Identity in the Workplace. Mattheis et al., 13 May 2019 | READ

The Tartan | Out in the sciences: ‘Without limits and without fear’. Emma Flickinger, 11 Nov 2018 | READ

Education in Chemistry | Four tips to make your curriculum LGBT-inclusive. Sidonie Bertrand Shelton, 3 July 2018 | READ

Silicon Republic | A place for Pride: Welcome to the House of STEM. Shelly Madden, 30 June 2018 | READ

Nature | LGBTQ scientists are still left out. Jon Freeman, 3 July 2018 | READ

Silicon Republic | What’s it like to be an LGBTQ person in STEM? Shaun O’Boyle, 17 April 2018 | READ

Nature | These labs are remarkably diverse — here’s why they’re winning at science. Kendall Powell, 06 June 2018 | READ

Scientific American | What’s it like to be queer in STEM? Jennifer Leman, 20 April 2018 | READ

Science Advances | Coming out in STEM: Factors affecting retention of sexual minority STEM students. Bryce E. Hughes, 14 March 2018 | READ

Nature | Stepping up to be a role model for LGBTQ inclusion in science. Neil Reavey,  08 April 2019 | READ

Social Sciences | Queer in STEM Organizations: Workplace Disadvantages for LGBT Employees in STEM Related Federal Agencies. Cech and Pham, 2017 | READ

Journal of Homosexuality | Queer in STEM: Workplace Experiences Reported in a

National Survey of LGBTQA Individuals in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Careers. Yoder and Mattheis, 2016 | READ

#LoveIrishResearch Blog | Let’s work it out. Niamh Kavanagh, 2017 | READ

Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering | Factors impacting the academic climate for LGBQ STEM faculty. Patridge et al., 2014 | READ

Nature | Diversity: Pride in science. M Mitchell Waldrop, 16 September 2014 | READ

Chemistry World | ‘No sexuality please, we’re scientists’. David Smith, 01 April, 2014 | READ

BMC | Being queer in the jungle: The unique challenges of LGBTQ scientists working in the field. Ben Ragen, 18 June 2017 | READ

Government Europa | Pride in STEM Education. Alfredo Carpineti, 02 March 2018 | READ

The Lab and Field ~ Science, people, adventure | So you want to “do something about/for diversity”. Alex Bond, 10 June 2017 | READ

Nature | Equality: Standing out. Cameron Walker, 08 January 2014 | READ

Wired | How Queer Scientists Are Shaping Their Future With A Survey. Arah Scoles, 26 July 2016 | READ

CBE—Life Sciences Education | Coming Out in Class: Challenges and Benefits of Active Learning in a Biology Classroom for LGBTQIA Students. Cooper and Brownell, 2016 | READ

Bioethics | LGBT People and the Work Ahead in Bioethics. Murphy, 2015 | READ

LGBT Health | LGBT Trainee and Health Professional Perspectives on Academic Careers—Facilitators and Challenges. Sánchez et al., 2015 | READ

The Guardian | Queer Laboratory Life: Recognising the work of LGBT scientists. Georgina Voss, 29 June 2015 | READ

The Guardian | Gay prejudice? It’s not easy admitting you’re … a scientist. Tom Welton, 14 February 2014 | READ

Engineering Studies | Navigating the heteronormativity of engineering: the experiences of lesbian, gay, and bisexual students. Erin A. Cech & Tom J. Waidzunas, Vol. 3, Iss. 1, 2011 | READ

Quartz | A scientist calculated the cost of not being a straight man, and she wants a tax cut. Jenny Anderson, 7 March 2016 | READ

Highline – Huffington post | Together Alone: The Epidemic of Gay Loneliness. Michael Hobbes, 2 March 2017 | READ

Science in School – The European journal for Science Teachers | Where are all the LGBT scientists? Sexuality and gender identity in science. Joseph D Unsay, 27 March 2017 | READ

Pacific Standard | Creating Equity By Teaching Equality: The Implications Of California’s Lgbtq-inclusive Framework. Sabia Prescott, 9 December 2016 | READ

Boston University Research | Is Science Too Straight? LGBTQ+ issues in STEM diversity. Barbara Moran, 15 June 2017 | READ

The British Museum blog | A symbol of pride: raising the rainbow flag. George Benson, 3 July 2017 | READ

American Alliance of Museums – LGBTQ Alliance | Welcoming Guidelines for Museums. June 2016 | READ

Spokes | Rainbow Science: Towards active LGBTQ+ representation and inclusion in our science centres and museums. Andrea Bandelli, August, 2017 | READ

Diversity: A Nature & Scientific American Special Issue. September 2014 | READ

Wired | 5 Numbers That Explain Why STEM Diversity Matters to All of Us. Maeghan Ouimet, 5 May 2015 | READ

Scientific American | Diversity in STEM: What It Is and Why It Matters. Kenneth Gibbs, Jr., 10 September 2014 | READ

Engineering Studies | Navigating the heteronormativity of engineering: the experiences of lesbian, gay, and bisexual students. Cech and Waidzunas, 2011 | READ

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