IPsyNet works around the world to increase understanding of sexual orientation and gender diverse people and to promote their human rights and well-being.

What does IPsyNet do?

Since its formation in 2005, IPsyNet has created a presence at international psychology conferences with programming and meetings, and has promoted policy at international science organizations. IPsyNet works to help member psychological organizations increase their capacities at home and in their regions to improve the human rights conditions for and the well-being of sexual orientation and gender diverse people. IPsyNet promotes advocacy and policy initiatives, education and training of care providers, improvements in therapeutic practices and community engagement initiatives.

News and Events

  • Darlington Statement 
    Issued by Organization Intersex International Australia Limited and Androgen Insensitivity Support Syndrome Support Group Australia. Outlines priorities for legal reform to recognize bodily autonomy, effective rights-based oversight of clinical decisions, and access to affirmative health care and the importance of peer support.
  • Agenda 2030 for LGBTI Health and Well-Being
    By The Global Forum on MSM & OutRight Acton International, 2017
    This briefing paper illustrates how Sustainable Development Goal 3, Ensure Healthy Lives and Promote Well-being for All at All Ages, is relevant to the specific health needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people.

Join IPsyNet

Membership is open to national, multinational and international psychology associations. Member organizations agree to support the mission of IPsyNet and appoint representatives to participate in IPsyNet projects and initiatives. 

Member organization representatives help promote IPsyNet and its policy and programming goals, and participate in international conferences to the extent possible.