GLBT Alliance in Social and Personality Psychology

an affiliate of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology

GASP is a nonprofit scientific and professional group open to all, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and research interest.

GASP was founded in 2001 to provide social support and professional resources to Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender students and faculty in social and personality psychology.

Through our annual meeting, this web site, and the active participation of members, we seek to accomplish the following goals:

  • To maintain a safe and welcoming professional forum for LGBT students and faculty and their heterosexual allies;
  • To serve as a resource for researchers, teachers, and other professionals;
  • To promote the visibility of LGBT research and researchers in our field.

Contact Info

GASP was founded in 2001 by Lisa G. Aspinwall and Lisa M. Diamond, both members of the Psychology faculty at the University of Utah.

You may reach us at


Our private moderated listserve sends noncommercial postings about LGBT research and professional issues to more than 470 members worldwide.

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Mentorship Luncheon for LGBT Research, Researchers, and Allies SPSP Meeting 2021

GASP Mentors for 2021 SPSP Meeting

  • WHEN: February 11, 2021
  • WHERE: Virtual

GASP is the GLBT Alliance in Social and Personality Psychology, an affiliate of SPSP. GASP events are supported by the Diversity and Climate Committee of SPSP. GASP events are open to all students, faculty, and other professionals, regardless of research interest, sexual orientation, or gender identity and expression. Allies are especially welcome.

For full list of speakers, click here.

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