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Clarke, Kyra; Cover, Rob; Aggleton, Peter – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2018
In popular and academic discourse, sexual identity is regularly linked to a concept of sexual engagement with others. Recent thinking on sexuality has, however, opened up the possibility of understanding 'identity' in ways different from sexual behaviour. This paper considers data from the Australian "Queer Generations" project, in which…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Sexuality
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Jones, Tiffany – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2016
Australian education is delivered through government and independent systems. This article discusses how education policies on gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and queer students in these different sectors have affected school climates. It describes how previously published policy analysis and survey data on Australian gay, lesbian,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Homosexuality, Sexual Identity, Sexual Orientation
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Crowhurst, Michael; Emslie, Michael – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2014
Demographic data on students are now routinely collected in universities. However, these data do not include information on sexual orientation and gender identity. In Australia there has been public resistance to tracking the enrollment and retention of gay, lesbian, and transgender people in tertiary education. This article interrogates this…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Educational Environment, Foreign Countries, College Students
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Jones, Tiffany; Hillier, Lynne – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2013
Tran-spectrum youth include those who are gender questioning, transgender, intersex, genderqueer, and androgynous. Drawing on data from an Australian study of more than 3,000 same-sex-attracted and trans-spectrum youth aged 14 to 21, this article compares a group of 91 trans-spectrum youth from the study to "cisgender" same-sex-attracted…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Issues, Sexuality, Sexual Orientation
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Duke, Thomas Scott – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2011
This meta-synthesis of empirical and nonempirical literature analyzed 24 journal articles and book chapters that addressed the intersection of disability, [homo]sexuality, and gender identity/expression in P-12 schools, colleges and universities, supported living programs, and other educational and social contexts in Australia, Belgium, Canada,…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Journal Articles, Foreign Countries, Homosexuality
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Willis, Paul – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2010
While attention has been given to older employees' experiences of sexuality-based discrimination and harassment, this paper explores young lesbian, gay, bisexual, and queer identifying employees' (18-26 years old) accounts of working with queer coworkers and managers in Australian workplaces. Two sets of relationships are evidenced and discussed:…
Descriptors: Employees, Social Status, Homosexuality, Social Discrimination
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Pallotta-Chiarolli, Maria; Martin, Erik – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2009
This qualitative study explored the mental health of Australian bisexual-identifying and/or behaving adolescents and young people. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 30 adolescents and young adults, and 15 youth health/community service providers. The health implications of misrepresentation, marginalization, and exclusion from a…
Descriptors: Health Services, Health Promotion, Mental Health Programs, Mental Health
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Meyer, Elizabeth J.; Stader, David – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2009
This article builds on Lugg's (2006) discussion of surveillance in public schools and how queer youth are resisting schools' current efforts to regulate sexual orientation and gender expression in the U.S. and internationally. Legal complaints initiated by queer youth against their schools for harassment and access to extra-curricular activities…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Sexual Orientation, Homosexuality, Social Bias
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Taylor, Catherine G. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2008
This article offers an evidence-based argument for exempting the majority of LGBTTIQ youth from parental consent requirements in research studies. The argument is grounded in international research ethics principles and social science research studies of risks to the well-being of LGBTTIQ youth. A schema derived from consent concepts used in…
Descriptors: Social Science Research, Social Sciences, Foreign Countries, Youth