Follins, L.D. & Lassiter, J. M. (2017) Black LGBT Health in the United States: The Intersection of Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.
Refereed Journal Articles
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.
Invited Talks, Video Recordings & Interviews (selections)
“Why being resilient might matter less than you think.” NPR LifeKit. August 18, 2022.
“Consensual Non-monogamy.” Queer Health Podcast. Spring 2022.
“Episode #8, Queer Women (The Pleasure Issue)”, Queer Health Podcast. March 11, 2021.
“Is 2020 Turning Us All Into Pessimists?” verywellmind. November 18, 2020.
“How To Support Someone Who’s Questioning Their Gender.” Good Trades. October 15, 2020.
October 1, 2020. “An Intersectional Approach to LGBTQI Healthcare.” 2020 Imbasciani-DeSalvo LGBTQ Health Equity Lecture, University of Vermont College of Medicine.
“How To Support an LGBTQ+ Child.” Woman’s Day. August 22, 2020.
“Dr. Lourdes Dolores Follins on Black LGBTQ Health, Yoruba Spirituality, and Psychotherapy.” ZAMI NOBLA Podcast. May 27, 2020.
“11 Self-Care Tips, According to Expert Queer Healers.” them. March 18, 2020.
“Black LGBTQI Aging” panel. ZAMI NOBLA’s East Point Black Pride. August 31, 2019.
Episode 39: “Pause…Now Let’s Talk”- A conversation about the LGBTQI community. Black and Highly Dangerous Podcast. October 10, 2018.
Talks at The Schomberg: Black LBGT Health in the United States. Panel discussion with Emil Wilbekin, Jonathan M. Lassiter, Zayn Silva, and Linda Villarosa. October 24, 2017.