Publications, Videos, & Interviews

Academic Nonfiction

Books

Follins, L.D. & Lassiter, J. M. (2016) Black LGBT Health in the United States: The Intersection of Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

Refereed Journals

Follins, L.D. & Dacus, J.-d. (2016). Conceptualizing and developing behavioral HIV prevention interventions for Black gay men. Journal of HIV/AIDS and Social Services.doi: 10.1080/15381501.2015.1116036

Follins, L. D., Paler, L.K., & Nanin, J.E. (2015). Creating and implementing a faculty interest group for historically underrepresented faculty. Community College Journal of Research and Practice. doi: 10.1080/10668926.2014.917595

Follins, L.D., Walker, J., & Lewis, M. K. (2014). Resilience in Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals: A critical review of the literature. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Mental Health, 18, 190-212. doi: 10.1080/19359705.2013.828343

Rodriguez, E.M. & Follins, L. D. (2012). Did God make me this way? Expanding psychological research on queer religiosity and spirituality to include intersex and transgender individuals. Psychology & Sexuality, 3, 214-225.

Follins, L. D. (2011). Identity development of young Black lesbians in New York City: An exploratory study. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Mental Health, 15, 368-381.

Book Chapters & Encyclopedia Entries

Lassiter, J.M., Follins, L.D., Smallwood, S.W., Wilton, L., Alexander, A., & Wall, S.S. (2020). Black U.S. Sexual and Gender Minority Mental Health. In E.D. Rothblum (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Sexual and Gender Minority Mental Health. New York, NY: Oxford University.

Follins, L. D. (2019). The Case of Wanda: Individual Therapy with a Queer Cisgender Femme of Asian Descent. In S. Sennott, D. Chandler, & D. Constantinides (Eds.) Sex Therapy with Erotically Marginalized Clients: Nine Principles of Clinical Support. New York, NY: Routledge.

Follins, L.D. (2017). People living with HIV/AIDS. In W. R. Burger, Human Services in Contemporary America. Belmont, CA: Brooks Cole.

Follins, L.D. (2017). Black Americans and Sexual Orientation. In K. E. Nadal (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Psychology and Gender. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.

Poteat, T. & Follins, L D. (2016). Narratives of health among Black trans men: An exploratory intersectional analysis. In L. D. Follins and J. M. Lassiter (Eds.), Black LGBT Health in the United States: The Intersection of Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

Follins, L. D. (2014). Young Black and Latino gay men’s experiences with racial microaggressions. In S. C. Howard (Ed.) Critical Articulations of Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

Follins, L.D. (2013). People living with HIV/AIDS. In W. R. Burger, Human Services in Contemporary America (9th ed.). Belmont, CA: Brooks Cole.

Creative Writing

“The Bus Ride, 1973,” 805 Art & Lit, September 9, 2020.

“Camp, 1979,” Writing in A Woman’s Voice, August 15, 2020.

“Black Women’s Acts of Resistance and Resilience to Trauma,” Feminine Collective, August 2020.

“Before ADA: My Dad’s Life At The Intersection of Disability, Race, Class, and Gender”, Indelible Ink, July 31, 2020.

“Home”, What Are Birds?, July 2, 2020.

“Waiting to Exhale,” Indelible Ink, June 26, 2020.

Ashes“, Watermelanin Magazine, May 24, 2020.

“Life Under ‘Roni’ For Black People With Mental Health Issues”, Medium, April 26, 2020.

Five Days Later” (memoir excerpt), Rigorous Magazine, 2019, Vol. 3, Issue 2.

“Tressie, Dolores, and Me: A Woman’s Search for Family (an excerpt), 2018, Emerge: 2017 Lambda Fellows Anthology.

Video Recordings & Interviews

May 27, 2020. Dr. Lourdes Dolores Follins on Black LGBTQ Health, Yoruba Spirituality, and Psychotherapy.” ZAMI NOBLA Podcast. 

March 18, 2020. Wren Saunders, “11 Self-Care Tips, According to Expert Queer Healers.” them.

October 10th, 2018. Black and Highly Dangerous podcast interview. Episode 39: “Pause…Now Let’s Talk” – A Conversation About The LGBTQI Community w/ Dr. Lourdes Dolores Follins.

October 24th, 2017. Talks at The Schomberg: Black LBGT Health in the United States. Panel discussion with Emil Wilbekin, Jonathan M. Lassiter, Zayn Silva, and Linda Villarosa.