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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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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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Eisenberg, Marla E.; Gower, Amy L.; Rider, G. Nic; McMorris, Barbara J.; Coleman, Eli – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2019
This study examines the intersection of sexual and gender identities among adolescents, including the prevalence of these groups and rates of emotional distress and bullying victimization. Data come from a large population-based sample; two measures of sexual orientation and gender identity create eight identity groups. Youth who report…
Descriptors: Sexual Identity, Adolescents, Incidence, Emotional Response
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Taliaferro, Lindsay A.; Gloppen, Kari M.; Muehlenkamp, Jennifer J.; Eisenberg, Marla E. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2018
To address gaps in the literature on bisexual youth, we used the first nationally representative sample of high school students from the United States to determine profiles of behaviors related to depressive symptoms, a suicide attempt, and a medically-serious attempt. We examined the data from 922 bisexual students in grades 9-12 who completed…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Homosexuality, High School Students, Depression (Psychology)
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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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Harper, Christopher R.; Clayton, Heather B.; Andrzejewski, Jack; Johns, Michelle M. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2018
Limited information exists on heterosexual youth with sexual contact with same-sex partners in the United States (i.e., discordant heterosexual). We compared the prevalence of health risks between discordant heterosexual, heterosexual with only opposite-sex sexual contact, lesbian/gay, and bisexual students using the 2015 national Youth Risk…
Descriptors: High School Students, Sexuality, Homosexuality, Health Behavior
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Pearson, Jennifer; Thrane, Lisa; Wilkinson, Lindsey – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2017
Sexual minority youth are more likely to run away from home or experience homelessness, leaving them at increased risk of victimization and negative health outcomes. In this study, the authors use a developmental perspective that considers both vulnerable beginnings in families and the risky trajectories that follow to explore the connections…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Adolescents
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Goldstein, Susan B. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2017
As evidence builds for straight allies' contributions to battling sexual prejudice, barriers to assuming this role must be identified and dismantled. This study investigated stigma and stigma by association in perceptions of straight allies in a college population. Adjective rating items were completed by 505 participants who identified as…
Descriptors: Social Bias, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity
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Eick, Uri; Rubinstein, Tanya; Hertz, Shai; Slater, Aylon – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2016
Hoshen, the Hebrew acronym for "Education & Change", is a nonprofit, nationwide education and information center for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community in Israel. The main educational method Hoshen uses is the personal story told by volunteers. The present study aimed to examine whether this activity,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity
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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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Iverson, Susan V.; Seher, Christin – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2014
Despite the proliferation of educational interventions and attitude change strategies, the prevalence of homophobia and widespread discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people on college campuses persists. This study investigates the impact of theatre on changes in college students' attitudes. Using a pre- and…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Drama, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation
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Grossman, Arnold H.; Foss, Alexander H.; D'Augelli, Anthony R. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2014
This study examined pubertal maturation, pubertal timing and outcomes, and the relationship of puberty and sexual identity developmental milestones among 507 lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth. The onset of menarche and spermarche occurred at the mean ages of 12.05 and 12.46, respectively. There was no statistically significant difference in…
Descriptors: Puberty, Adolescents, Homosexuality, Sexual Identity
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Peter, Tracey; Taylor, Catherine – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2014
This study examined differences in suicidal behavior between lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) and non-LGBTQ university students as well as investigated the importance of risk and protective factors in the prediction of suicidality between these two groups. A total of 1,205 university students participated in the…
Descriptors: Suicide, At Risk Persons, Homosexuality, Sexual Identity
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Ryan, Caitlin L.; Patraw, Jasmine M.; Bednar, Maree – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2013
This study shares the experiences and outcomes of teaching about gender diversity in an elementary school classroom. It outlines how an urban public school teacher included discussions of transgender and gender-nonconforming people within the curriculum and documents the ways in which her students responded to those lessons. By making discussions…
Descriptors: Elementary School Curriculum, Gender Differences, Gender Issues, Sexual Identity
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Paceley, Megan S.; Flynn, Karen – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2012
In 2010, media coverage on the bullying of queer youth increased dramatically. This study examined online news media's portrayal of the gender, race, and age of bullying victims. Content analyses of ten sources were compared to research on the dynamics of sexuality-based bullying. Discrepancies were found for gender and race (with White males…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Mass Media Effects, News Media, News Reporting
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