Professor Peter Hegarty receives award for promoting equality of opportunity
Peter and his colleagues’ and students’ work has been impactful in diverse ways, it has:
- Changed public discourse about ‘lads’ mags’ in the UK, language policies in the World Professional Association for Transgender Health
- Contributed to the BPS first Guidelines and Literature Review for psychologists Working Therapeutically with Sexual and Gender Minority Clients
- Lead to changing standards for graphing and tabulating data about gender and racial groups in the APA publication manual
Several SEER members who are present or past students and postdocs wrote statements of support for this award.