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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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Pryor, Jonathan T. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2018
As colleges and universities have increased campus programs, LGBTQ students continue to experience marginalization within the very spaces intended to support them. This study explored how LGBTQ college students experienced campus climate at a Midwest Urban Public (MUP) institution through a framework of the traditionally heterogendered institution…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, College Environment
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Crawford, Timothy N.; Ridner, S. Lee – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2018
This study examines differences in well-being between sexual minority and heterosexual college students and identifies factors associated with well-being among sexual minority college students. A secondary analysis of cross-sectional web-based survey data was conducted. Using propensity score matching, 43 sexual minority students were matched to…
Descriptors: Well Being, Minority Group Students, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation
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Toomey, Russell B.; McGeorge, Christi R. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2018
Heterosexism and cis-sexism are still pervasive in the sports context despite growing national acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) identities in the U.S. This study used a person-centered approach to identify unobserved profiles of 159 college student athletes' LGBTQ ally identity salience and LGBTQ ally engagement…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Social Bias
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Schmitz, Rachel M.; Tyler, Kimberly A. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2018
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) young people's identity management impacts their well-being, yet little is known about how distinctive social environments shape their identity management strategies. We qualitatively examined how 46 LGBTQ young adults ages 19-26, who are either homeless or attending college, manage their…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Well Being
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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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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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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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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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Guittar, Nicholas A. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2014
Contemporary youth are increasingly engaging in coming out prior to the formation of concrete sexual identities. They are coming out with an "affinity:" affirming to themselves and expressing to others that "I like girls" or "I like boys." This study centers on the experiences of 13 individuals who all came out with…
Descriptors: Social Attitudes, Identification (Psychology), Sexual Identity, Sexuality
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