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De Pedro, Kris T.; Lynch, R. Jason; Esqueda, Monica C. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2018
Nearly three decades of research have examined the experiences of LGBTQ students in schools. These include numerous studies documenting elevated rates of school victimization, as well as how an LGBTQ affirming school climate may enhance safety among LGBTQ students. Of the studies conducted, research has focused mostly on LGBTQ students in urban…
Descriptors: Victims, Educational Environment, School Districts, Correlation
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Stone, Amy L. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2018
This paper is a content analysis of political flyers and messages developed by Religious Right campaigns between 1974 and 2013 to fight legislation supportive of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals. The analysis focuses on 16 campaigns in which Religious Right groups made claims about transgender adults and children. In…
Descriptors: Sexual Identity, Religious Factors, Christianity, Politics
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Caraves, Jacqueline – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2018
Although there is a growing body of work on the experiences of girls in juvenile justice and women in prison, still little is known about the experiences of Latinas in the prison pipeline. Accordingly, even less is known about lesbian/queer Latinas in the prison pipeline. Gabriela's case study reveals her experiences in and out of the Juvenile…
Descriptors: Females, Juvenile Justice, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions
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Swanson, Katie; Gettinger, Maribeth – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2016
This study focused on the association between 3 school-level supports for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students and teachers' knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors toward LGBT youth. Framed within social support theory, the study used survey method with a sample of 98 teachers in Grades 6-12. The purpose was to examine the relation…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, Teacher Attitudes, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation
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Watson, Ryan J.; Wheldon, Christopher W.; Russell, Stephen T. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2015
Lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) individuals disproportionately report negative academic outcomes and experiences as a result of stigma and discrimination. No research to date has investigated how being out in different social relationships may affect these youth. We compare youth who are out to family, friends, and people at school to understand…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Academic Achievement
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Wolff, Joshua R.; Himes, Heather L.; Kwon, Ellen Miller; Bollinger, Richard A. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2012
Research demonstrates that Evangelical Christians generally hold more negative attitudes toward gays and lesbians, and are less supportive of gay rights than the general U.S. population. To assess these attitudes, undergraduate students at an Evangelical Christian university in California (N = 319) completed the Attitudes Toward Lesbians and Gay…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Church Related Colleges, Home Schooling, Negative Attitudes
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Barrios, R. J.; Lundquist, Jennifer Hickes – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2012
Scholars studying college student sexual culture in the United States largely frame men as being detached from emotions, unconcerned with relationships, and in pursuit of sexual conquests. By expanding the examination of college sexual culture, an environment often associated with meaningless sexual encounters, this article tests those stereotypes…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Homosexuality, Males, Masculinity
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Knotts, Greg; Gregorio, Dominic – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2011
This study discusses student responses to curriculum taught by the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles to choral students in local high schools. The Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles's A-LIVE Music Project brings live music and standards-driven curriculum to high school youth with the express purpose of teaching content in innovative ways and…
Descriptors: High Schools, Music, Homosexuality, High School Students
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Westbrook, Laurel – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2009
LGBT campus resources are vital for many LGBT college students' wellbeing and academic success. In this article, I explore what factors may cause different groups under the LGBT umbrella to be included in or excluded from use of LGBT campus resources. I examine patterns of participation at two college campuses: one where women wanted access to…
Descriptors: College Students, Females, Gender Discrimination, Gender Differences
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Reck, Jen – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2009
This study, focused on five transgender and gay youth of color from San Francisco, explored how family problems, poverty, homophobia, and transphobia propelled them into homelessness and made gay-friendly spaces and resources especially meaningful to them. These young people describe seeking support in San Francisco's well-known gay enclave, the…
Descriptors: Neighborhoods, Family Problems, Homeless People, Young Adults
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Athanases, Steven Z.; Comar, Tess A. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2008
Using written language of early adolescents at a California middle school, this study investigated seventh grade students' perspectives on the frequency of hearing and using homophobic name-calling, reasons such language gets used, and reactions to hearing others use it. Students reported widespread use of homophobic name-calling but disagreed…
Descriptors: Written Language, Early Adolescents, Homosexuality, Grade 7
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Russell, Stephen T.; McGuire, Jenifer K.; Lee, Sun-A; Larriva, Jacqueline C.; Laub, Carolyn – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2008
A growing body of research indicates that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students are often unsafe at school. Little research has examined school safety for students with LGBT parents. We examined adolescents' perceptions of school safety for students with LGBT parents using data from a survey of 2,302 California sixth through…
Descriptors: School Safety, Adolescents, Homosexuality, Educational Policy