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Dennis, Jeffery P. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2019
A survey of 224 gay and lesbian college students and young adults, solicited from classes at a large state university in the American Midwest and social media sites, reveals a previously unrecognized predictor of the increased risk of delinquency among gay/lesbian adolescents: the belief that "there's nothing out there," a lack of…
Descriptors: Delinquency, College Students, State Universities, Risk
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Madžarevic, Goran; Soto-Sanfiel, María T. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2019
The purpose of this study is to explore the responses of young members of the audience to media narratives that portray gay men positively with particular emphasis on the extent to which film appreciation reduced homophobia. One hundred and fifty college students from a Serbian university (M[subscript Age] = 21.58, SD = 2.199) completed a…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Homosexuality, Fear
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Mathies, Nicole; Coleman, Todd; McKie, Raymond M.; Woodford, Michael R.; Courtice, Erin Leigh; Travers, Robb; Renn, Kristen A. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2019
Heterosexist phrases on college campuses can contribute to negative consequences among lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, and other sexual minority students (LGBQ+), however, their relationship to academic outcomes remains under-researched. This analysis investigates hearing the microaggressions "that's so gay" and "no homo" on…
Descriptors: College Students, Language Usage, Social Bias, LGBTQ People
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Spencer, Leland G.; Patterson, G – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2017
Sexual and gender minorities have long quibbled over whether the "LGBT" moniker (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) is inclusive enough. While we celebrate the proliferation of sexual and gender identities, we also believe that this ever-expanding moniker has become an alibi for disavowing institutional violence--particularly in higher…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity
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Alessi, Edward J.; Sapiro, Beth; Kahn, Sarilee; Craig, Shelley L. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2017
This exploratory study used grounded theory to understand the role of minority stress on the first-year experience of lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, and questioning emerging adults attending a university in the Northeastern part of the United States. Twenty-one lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, and questioning sophomores participated in focus groups…
Descriptors: Sexual Orientation, Minority Group Students, College Freshmen, Student Experience
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Joy, Phillip; Numer, Matthew – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2017
University can be a critical time for queer identifying youth as they attempt to navigate new relationships and heteronormative and, sometimes, hostile environments. Involvement in queer student groups is one strategy to develop protective mechanisms for these students. This research examines the effect of participation in a queer advocacy group…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Photography, Homosexuality, Student Organizations
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Okanlawon, Kehinde – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2017
There is a dearth of research on homophobic bullying in Nigerian schools. Using data from 14 in-depth interviews and public media sources that were analyzed thematically, this formative research examined homophobic bullying using Nigerian universities as a case study to bring attention to the need for policies and interventions to make schools…
Descriptors: Bullying, Social Bias, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation
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Jaspal, Rusi – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2017
There has been only cursory research into the sociological and psychological aspects of ethnic/racial discrimination among ethnic minority gay and bisexual men, and none that focuses specifically upon British ethnic minority gay men. This article focuses on perceptions of intergroup relations on the gay scene among young British South Asian gay…
Descriptors: Coping, Homosexuality, Ethnicity, Racial Discrimination
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Pizmony-Levy, Oren; Kosciw, Joseph G. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2016
This article examines the school experience of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students in the United States and Israel. Through comparison of the sociocultural and edu-cational contexts, the authors assess whether school experience of LGBT students differs or operates similarly across countries. The authors use data from the…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Student Experience
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Lewis, Marilyn W.; Ericksen, Kirsten S. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2016
African American lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students attending an Historically Black College or University (HBCU) may experience bullying. Using snowball sampling, the authors recruited six LGBTQ students for a focus group to learn how they perceived their HBCU campus atmosphere toward LGBTQ students. Thirty faculty…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, College Environment, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation
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Kwok, Diana K. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2016
Heterosexism faced by sexual minority (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and queer/questioning [LGBQ]) students has been extensively studied internationally in the past 2 decades but has only recently received attention from Hong Kong Chinese society. Chinese LGBQ students are not guaranteed to be included in Hong Kong schools, where antidiscrimination…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Foreign Countries, Sexual Orientation, Social Discrimination
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Nunn, Lisa M.; Bolt, Sophia C. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2015
College campuses are known to be heteronormative environments that often foster heterosexism and homophobia. There is a broad call for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) awareness-building curricula as one avenue for positive change in campus climates. This study interrogates the effects of an experiential learning activity…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Social Attitudes, Social Bias, College Environment
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Cassar, Joanne – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2015
Graffiti on the female students' lavatory doors of a higher education institution in Malta, most often describing sexual and romantic desires, demonstrates how students create alternative spaces beyond formal learning environments to acquire knowledge about sex and sexual orientation. This article presents a study of the writings that document the…
Descriptors: Social Attitudes, Social Bias, Sexuality, Homosexuality
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van Lisdonk, Jantine; van Bergen, Diana D.; Hospers, Harm J.; Keuzenkamp, Saskia – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2015
In this survey study, the impact of gender and gender nonconformity on Dutch same-sex-attracted youth's perceived experiences of same-sex sexuality-related victimization was systematically compared across social contexts. Participants were between ages 16 and 18 and enrolled in secondary education (n = 305). In contexts of school and strangers,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Homosexuality, Youth, Victims
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Nicolazzo, Z. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2014
Critically analyzing films allows for the interrogation of how such binaries as normal/abnormal, good/bad, and moral/immoral are culturally (re)inscribed, who sets the boundaries of what is deemed socially legible, and who gets to decide where these boundaries are set. This article utilizes critical discourse analysis to explore the transgender…
Descriptors: Social Attitudes, Sexual Identity, Gender Issues, Films
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