[PDF] Download ☆ Headcase: Lgbtq Writers & Artists on Mental Health and Wellness | by ☆ Stephanie Schroeder Teresa Theophano

By Stephanie Schroeder Teresa Theophano | Comments: ( 178 ) | Date: ( Aug 25, 2019 )

Headcase is a groundbreaking collection of powerful personal reflections and artistic representations illustrating the intersection of mental wellness, illness, and LGBT identity, as well as the lasting impact of historical views deeming that to be gay or lesbian equated mental illness The pieces offer personal views from both providers and clients, often one and the sameHeadcase is a groundbreaking collection of powerful personal reflections and artistic representations illustrating the intersection of mental wellness, illness, and LGBT identity, as well as the lasting impact of historical views deeming that to be gay or lesbian equated mental illness The pieces offer personal views from both providers and clients, often one and the same, talking about their experiences In the anthology, readers will access the inner thoughts of an array of professionals, including a therapist with dual status who also happens to be transgender and practicing in the Midwest a lesbian writer and psychotherapist recounting her mother s experience with forced institutionalization, shock therapy, and conversion therapy in the 1950s a queer illustrator presenting unique glyph illustrations that represent a panoply of identity related questions with corresponding answers an award winning gay male writer discussing his struggle with depression publicly for the first time and a trans activist of color writing about surviving madness in the inner city and how his community of mental health and social justice youth activists help each other thrive Several contributors also document the difficulty of navigating flawed health care systems that limit affordable access to genuinely affirming and effective services Another essay describes the immense trauma a bisexual provider has suffered, influencing her decision to become a therapist A young trans person s original 13 panel cartoon documents their multiple hospitalizations and commitment to finding their way to recovery.Cultural norms and barriers to accessibility have an enormous impact on the quality of care available to our communities Traversing boundaries of race and ethnic identity, age, gender identity, and socioeconomic status, Headcase uses stories from a wide cross section of the LGBTQ community to acknowledge and illustrate the intersections among forms of oppression in framing issues of mental health and approaches to wellness.


  • Title: Headcase: Lgbtq Writers & Artists on Mental Health and Wellness
  • Author: Stephanie Schroeder Teresa Theophano
  • ISBN: 9780190846596
  • Page: 259
  • Format: Hardcover

About Author:

Stephanie Schroeder Teresa Theophano

Stephanie Schroeder is writer and activist based in New York City.Her work has been anthologized in the queer classic anthology, That s Revolting Queer Strategies for Resisting Assimilation , as well as in Here Come the Brides Reflections on Lesbian Love and Marriage , and Easy to Love, But Hard to Live With Real People, Invisible Disabilities, True Stories.Schroeder has written for The Guardian, Curve Magazine, GO Magazine, The Brooklyn Papers, and other publications A sampling of her journalism can be found at stephanieschroederBeautiful Wreck Sex, Lies Suicide is Schroeder s first book.



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