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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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Glikman, Anya; Elkayam, Tal Shemer – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2019
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) pupils continue to experience alienation and opposition in the school environment. The current study explored the willingness of education students to address the issue of sexual orientation with K-12 pupils. Findings reveal that participants were willing to address the issue of sexual orientation at…
Descriptors: Sexual Orientation, Foreign Countries, Homosexuality, Teacher Education
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Kroneman, Marieke; Admiraal, Wilfried; Ketelaars, Mieke – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2019
Not many interventions are available to improve the school climate for lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) youth in prevocational secondary education. In four schools with different student populations, this study examined the impact of a newly designed peer-educator intervention on attitudes towards lesbian women and gay men and on the class climate…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Intervention, Females, Student Needs
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Daniels, Joseph; Struthers, Helen; Maleke, Kabelo; Catabay, Christina; Lane, Tim; McIntyre, James; Coates, Tom – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2019
Low educational attainment, often a lack of a high school diploma or matriculation degree, has been linked to negative health outcomes and lower quality of life for sexual and gender minorities globally. However, optimism and resiliency have been demonstrated to provide buffering effects on school dropout. We conducted a study in a South African…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Student Experience, LGBTQ People, Foreign Countries
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Zmyj, Norbert; Wehlig, Raphaela – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2019
Bullying against lesbian and gay adolescents continues to be a problem in Western societies. Interventions to reduce homonegative attitudes could help to address bullying. We evaluated the effectiveness of a workshop against homonegativity in adolescents (N = 214) aged between 14 and 16 years in a pretest, posttest, follow-up design with a control…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Bullying, Adolescents, Followup Studies
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Lapointe, Alicia; Crooks, Claire – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2018
LGBT2Q+ youth experience significant oppression in schools and there are few evidence-informed programs to promote well-being. This study describes the experiences of youth who participated in a 17-session structured mental health promotion program through their GSAs. Focus groups were conducted with 15 youth. Results indicated that the program…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Well Being
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Iskander, Lee; Shabtay, Abigail – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2018
The Accepting Schools Act (Bill 13), which amends the Education Act of Ontario, Canada, passed in 2012 includes the directive that all publicly-funded schools, whether secular or Catholic, support students who wish to establish, name, and run gay-straight alliances (GSAs). This legislation was influenced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Homosexuality, Activism, Educational Legislation
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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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McInroy, Lauren B.; Craig, Shelley L. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2018
Mixed methods analyses of an online survey sample (n = 4942) of sexual and/or gender minority youth (SGMY) (age 14-29) explore the relationship between participation in online fandom communities and (1) socially-mediated identity milestones and (2) self-identification, comparing fandom participating SGMY versus non-fandom participating SGMY.…
Descriptors: Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Homosexuality, Adolescents
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Sandretto, Susan – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2018
Teachers are obligated to construct an environment inclusive of "all" students. This article argues critical literacy with queer intent can offer strategies to expose normative constructions of gender and sexuality that can exclude some students. I initiate the case with a queer theory analysis of a description of critical literacy…
Descriptors: Critical Literacy, Foreign Countries, Social Theories, Gender Issues
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Wells, Kristopher – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2017
This empirical research explores the conditions, challenges, and lived experiences of how four diverse Canadian educators transcended heteronormative and gender-normative educational environments to become activist-educators for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer inclusion in their K-12 schools and communities. The co-creation of queer…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sexuality, Homosexuality, 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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Lucassen, Mathijs F. G.; Fleming, Theresa M.; Merry, Sally N. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2017
Researchers often experience difficulties recruiting hard-to-reach populations. This is especially so for studies involving those who have been historically stigmatized, such as individuals who challenge heteronormative expectations or people who experience mental ill health. The authors aimed to obtain the views of sexual minority adolescents (n…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Social Bias, Participation, Sampling
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Porta, Carolyn M.; Corliss, Heather L.; Wolowic, Jennifer M.; Johnson, Abigail Z.; Fritz Fogel, Katie; Gower, Amy L.; Saewyc, Elizabeth M.; Eisenberg, Marla E. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2017
Go-along interviews, which are interviews conducted while being in and moving within participant selected spaces, were conducted with 66 lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer adolescents (14-19 years old) in their self-identified communities to explore perceived community attributes, including safe spaces, resources, and supports; this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interviews, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation
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