Activism, Boards, and Memberships

Laura A. Jacobs, psychotherapist, psychotherapy, therapy, public speaker, public speaking, writing, activist, LGBTQ, transgender, transsexual, transexual, genderqueer, gender nonconforming, gay, lesbian, BDSM, kink, gender, sexuality, HIV, AIDS, polyamory, poly, counseling, bereavement, grief

Activism, Boards, and Memberships

Callen-Lorde Community Health Center

  • Chair, Board of Directors (2016-Current)

  • Secretary, Board of Directors (2013-2016)

  • Member, Board of Directors (2011-Current)

  • Member, Executive Committee (2013-Current)

  • Member, Clinical Care Committee (2011-Current)

  • Member, Trans*/Gender Nonconforming Advisory Board (2007-2014)

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Kink Clinical Practice Guidelines Workgroup

  • Text Review Committee

  • Stakeholder Outreach Committee

2014 Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference, Behavioral Health Committee

  • Organizing Committee Member

  • Presenter:

    • Autism Spectrum Disorders and Gender Dysphoria

    • Trans* Providers Speak: Negotiating Being a Trans* Identified Provider Working with Trans* Identified Clients


2013 Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference, Behavioral Health Committee 

  • Organizing Committee Member

  • Panel Moderator:

    • DSM5 Gender Dysphoria/Gender Identity Disorder Reform

Trans Bodies, Trans Selves

  • Former Member, Board of Directors

  • History Chapter editor (sold independently as an e-book)

  • Editing Team Member

  • Contributor

International Journal of Transgenderism

  • Editorial Board Member

LGBT Health Magazine

  • Editorial Board Member

Journal of Gay & Lesbian Mental Health

  • Editorial Board Member

2010-2014 Trans Out Loud Annual Community Forum Series  

  • 2014 Moderator, Sex and Dating

  • Co-Organizer (As a member of the Callen-Lorde Trans/Gender Nonconforming Advisory Board)

Columbia University Working Group on Gender

  • Member

National Association of Social Workers, (NASW) New York State Chapter

  • Member



  • Member


GenFamNYC (Provider Network for Trans and Gender Nonconforming Youth)  

  • Member


New York State Office of the Professions  

  • LCSW-R: Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Psychotherapy Privilege


New Jersey State Board of Social Work Examiners

  • LCSW: Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Sarah Lawrence College

  • Bachelor of Arts