Explore scholarly resources related to LGBTQ+ in STEM. An asterisk (*) before an author’s name indicates that the author is a member of ASEE’s LGBTQ+ Advocacy in STEM Virtual Community of Practice.

Barres, B., Montague-Hellen, B., & Yoder, J. (2017). Coming out: the experience of LGBT+ people in STEM. Genome Biology, 18(1), 62. [View Resource]

Bilimoria, D., & Stewart, A. J. (2009). Don’t ask, don’t tell: The academic climate for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender faculty in science and engineering. National Women’s Studies Association Journal, 21(2), 85-103. [View Resource]

*Cech, Erin A. (2014). “Culture of Disengagement in Engineering Education?” Science, Technology & Human Values. Vol. 39(1): 42-72. [View Resource]

*Cech, Erin A. (2015). “Engineers & Engineeresses? Self-Conceptions and the Gendered Development of Professional Identities.” Sociological Perspectives. Vol. 58(1):56-77. [View Paper]

*Cech, E. A. (2015). LGBT professionals’ workplace experiences in STEM-related Federal Agencies. Paper presented at the ASEE Annual Conference, Seattle, WA. [View Resource]

*Cech, Erin A. (2013). “The (Mis)Framing of Social Justice: Why Meritocracy and Depoliticization Hinder Engineers’ Ability to Think about Social Injustices,” in Engineering Education for Social Justice: Critical Explorations and Opportunities, edited by Juan Lucena. Springer. 67-84. [View Resource]

*Cech, E. A. (2013, June). The Veiling of Queerness: Depoliticization and the Experiences of LGBT Engineers. Paper presented at 2013 ASEE Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA. [View Resource]

*Cech, Erin A. and Heidi M. Sherick. (2015). “Depoliticization and the Structure of Engineering Education.” International Perspectives on Engineering Education, ed. by S. H. Christensen et al. New York: Springer. p. 203-16. [View Paper]

*Cech, E. A., & *Waidzunas, T. J. (2011). Navigating the heteronormativity of engineering: the experiences of lesbian, gay, and bisexual students. Engineering Studies, 3(1), 1-24. [View Resource]

Cooper, K. M., & Brownell, S. E. (2016). Coming out in class: Challenges and benefits of active learning in a biology classroom for LGBTQIA students. CBE—Life Sciences Education, 15(3), ar37. [View Resource]

Ekoniak, M. (2013, 2013). Engineering culture and LGBTQ engineers’ use of social change strategies. Paper presented at the Frontiers in Education Conference, 2013 IEEE. [View Resource]

*Hughes, B. E. (2018). Coming out in STEM: Factors affecting retention of sexual minority STEM students. Science Advances, 4. [View Resource]

*Hughes, B. E. (2017). “Managing by Not Managing”: How gay engineering students manage sexual orientation identity. Journal of College Student Development, 58(3), 385-401. [View Resource]

Levine, D. (2016). LGBT in STEM: Progress but still many obstacles. Elsevier Connect. [View Resource]

Linley, J. L., Renn, K. A., Woodford, M. R. J. (2018). Examining the ecological systems of LGBTQ STEM majors. Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, 24(1), 1-16. [View Resource]

Marx, R. A., & Kettrey, H. H. (2016). Gay-straight alliances are associated with lower levels of school-based victimization of LGBTQ+ youth: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 45, 1269-1282. [View Resource]

Patridge, E. V., Barthelemy, R. S., & Rankin, S. R. (2014). Factors impacting the academic climate for LGBQ STEM faculty. Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, 20(1). [View Resource]

Predd, P. P. (2005). The gay engineer [equal opportunities]. IEEE Spectrum, 42(2), 47-48. [View Resource]

*Riley, D. M. (2008). LGBT-friendly workplaces in engineering. Leadership and Management in Engineering, 8(1). [View Resource]

*Trenshaw, K. F., Hetrick, A., Oswald, R. F., Vostral, S. L., & Loui, M. C. (2013). Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students in engineering: Climate and perceptions. Paper presented at the 2013 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Oklahoma City, OK. [View Resource]

Toynton, R. (2007). The de-representation of science and queer science students in higher education within the queer/gay discourse. Teaching in Higher Education, 12(5), 593-605. [View Resource]

Yoder, J. B., & Mattheis, A. (2016). Queer in STEM: Workplace Experiences Reported in a National Survey of LGBTQA Individuals in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Careers. J Homosex, 63(1), 1-27. [View Resource]