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The American Psychological Association is the leading scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States. With more than 121,000 members, APA advances psychological science to promote health, education and human welfare.
WASHINGTON - August 5, 2023 - Following is a statement by Arthur C. Evans Jr., PhD, CEO of the American Psychological Association, in response to the decision by the Florida Department of Education allowing high school Advanced Placement Psychology to be taught "in its entirety."
WASHINGTON - The American Psychological Association has voiced unqualified support for the College Board's refusal to accede to a demand by Florida to delete content regarding sexual orientation and gender identity from its curriculum in Advanced Placement Psychology and the AP Psychology Exam.
WASHINGTON - The American Psychological Association expressed disappointment in a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that a Catholic foster-care agency is exempt from complying with a law that prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation.
WASHINGTON - Lesbian, gay and bisexual people who encounter homophobic attitudes experience increases in heart rate, blood pressure and stress hormones, potentially putting them at risk for multiple health problems, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.
WASHINGTON - The American Psychological Association voiced grave concern regarding the rationale used by a panel of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in overturning two local Florida ordinances intended to protect minors from potentially harmful efforts by licensed mental health providers to change their sexual orientation.