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Current Project

Uprising: The Remarkable Life of
Stormé DeLarverie

A book about the life of Stormé DeLarverie (1923-2014), a biracial, lesbian whose gender expression did not follow norms nor the limited labels of the time. The book is a historical novel based heavily on research, archival material, and interviews with people who knew Stormé.


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Image: Taken by the photographer, Karen Graziano. This image is part of the personal collection of Stormé DeLarverie. DeLarverie's personal photos, as well as papers and other items are in the Stormé DeLarverie Collection at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. 

Selected Publications: Peer Reviewed Journal Articles, Chapters, and Edited Books



Burnes, T. R. & Stanley, J. L. (Eds.). (2017). Teaching LGBTQ Psychology: Queering Innovative Pedagogy and Practice. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. ISBN: 978-1-4338-2651-1.

  • Book co-editors and authors of:

    • Chapter 1: Introduction (Burnes, T. R., & Stanley, J. L.)

    • Chapter 2: Teaching the History of LGBTQ Psychology
      (Stanley, J. L., Burnes, T. R., 
      & Weinstock, J. S)

    • Chapter 4: Teaching Ethics in Relation to LGBTQ Issues (Stanley, J. L.)

Chapters, Journals, & Articles

Stanley, J. L. (2021). The papercut activity: Understanding the subtle and ongoing impact of microaggressions. In Whitman, J. & Boyd, C. (Eds.), Homework Assignments and Handouts for LGBTQ+ Clients: A Mental Health and Counseling Handbook. Routledge Press.


Slesaransky-Poe, G., Ruzzi, L., DiMedio, C. & Stanley, J. (2019). Is This the Right Elementary School for My Gender-Nonconforming Child? In K. Safford & L. Chamberlain, (Eds.), Learning and Teaching Around the World Comparative and International Studies in Primary Education (pp. 111-119). New York, NY: Routledge.

Stanley, J. L. (2018). Peer consultation groups in private practice: Ethical issues & cultural considerations. In Burnes, T. R., & Manese, J. E. (Eds.), Cases in Multicultural Clinical Supervision: Models, Lenses, and Applications. San Diego, CA: Cognella Publishing.

Stanley, J. L. (2012). Clinical considerations when working with lesbian clients. The Pennsylvania Psychologist Quarterly, 72(6), 11-13.

Stanley, J. L. (2004). Biracial lesbian and bisexual women: Understanding the unique aspects and interactional processes of multiple minority identities. Women and Therapy, Vol. 27 (1-2).

Stanley, J. L. (2003). An applied collaborative training program for graduate students in community psychology: A case study of a community project working with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth. American Journal of Community Psychology.

Stanley, J. L. (2002). Young sexual minority women’s perceptions on cross-generational friendships with lesbians. Journal of Lesbian Studies, Vol. 6 (1) and the book | Lesbian Love and Relationships, S. Rose (Ed).

Palma, T. & Stanley, J. L. (2002). Clinical issues in working with sexual minority clients. Journal of College Counseling.

Stanley, J. L. (1996). The lesbian’s experience of friendship. In J. S. Weinstock & E. D. Rothblum (Eds.), Lesbian friendships: For ourselves and each other, (pp. 39-59). New York: New York University Press.

Stanley, J. L. (1993). The partnered lesbian and her friends: The impact of friendship on self-esteem and relationship satisfaction. Doctoral dissertation, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. Committee Chair: Robert Boruch, Ph.D.

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