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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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Crisp, Thomas – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2018
For educators looking to include literature with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer or questioning (LGBTQ) characters in their libraries and classrooms, it is sometimes difficult to determine which books contain authentic and accurate representations and avoid stereotypes and problematic tropes. Drawing upon J.K. Rowling's paratextual…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Disclosure
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Bartone, Michael D. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2017
Are being Black and gay problematic in the United States? Are Black gay youth "suffering" with these two intersecting identities? Traditional Eurocentric epistemologies would have one believe that Black males, Black gay males, and gay males (liminal groups) are suffering, rarely acknowledging those successfully navigating through…
Descriptors: African Americans, Homosexuality, Identification (Psychology), Males
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Duncan, Dustin T.; Kapadia, Farzana; Kirchner, Thomas R.; Goedel, William C.; Brady, William J.; Halkitis, Perry N. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2017
The study evaluated the acceptability of text message- and voice-based ecological momentary assessment (EMA) methods among a sample (N = 74) of young men who have sex with men (MSM). We assessed the acceptability of text message- and voice-based EMA methods. Almost all participants (96%) reported that they would be willing to accept texts on their…
Descriptors: Males, Homosexuality, Evaluation Methods, Telecommunications
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Taggart, Tamara; Ellen, Jonathan; Arrington-Sanders, Renata – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2017
HIV disproportionately impacts young African American men who have sex with men (MSM). In this study, we sought to understand how previous relationship experiences and expectations for romantic relationships influence condom use among young African American MSM. Twenty African American MSM aged 16 to 24 years completed a semi-structured interview…
Descriptors: Males, Homosexuality, African Americans, Intimacy
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Lapointe, Alicia Anne – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2015
This qualitative study captures the experiences of four straight allies' and one gay youth involvement in gay--straight alliances (GSAs) at their Ontario, Canada, high schools. Participants' motivations for becoming GSA members and their roles as allies are examined. Queer theoretical perspectives, as espoused by Britzman (1995, 1998) and Linville…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Homosexuality, Social Bias, High School Students
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Yadegarfard, Mohammadrasool; Meinhold-Bergmann, Mallika E.; Ho, Robert – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2014
This study examined the influence of family rejection, social isolation, and loneliness on negative health outcomes among Thai male-to-female transgender adolescents. The sample consisted of 260 male respondents, of whom 129 (49.6%) were self-identified as transgender and 131 (50.4%) were self-identified as cisgender (nontransgender). Initial…
Descriptors: Rejection (Psychology), Family Relationship, Adolescents, Psychological Patterns
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Rose, India D.; Friedman, Daniela B.; Annang, Lucy; Spencer, S. Melinda; Lindley, Lisa L. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2014
Positive perceptions of parent-child communication can influence behavioral outcomes such as sexual behavior and substance use among young people. Parent-child communication has been effective in modifying adverse health outcomes among heterosexual youth; however, limited research has examined the perceptions of parent-child communication among…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Interpersonal Communication, Mixed Methods Research, Focus Groups
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Rogers, Karl; Sanders, James H., III – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2012
Examining the first phase of a three-year study of adolescent boys engaged in preprofessional dance training, Doug Risner's "Stigma and Perseverance in the Lives of Boys Who Dance: An Empirical Study of Male Identities in Western Theatrical Dance Training" broadly identifies the challenges facing male students pursuing dance education. His book…
Descriptors: Persistence, Ethnography, Males, Social Bias
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Harper, Gary W.; Brodsky, Asya; Bruce, Douglas – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2012
This article explores gay and bisexual male adolescents' positive perceptions of their sexual orientation identity. In-depth qualitative interviews were conducted with an ethnically diverse sample of 63 gay/bisexual male adolescents in Chicago (N = 42) and Miami (N = 21). Data revealed two major conceptual categories: (1) positive personal…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Homosexuality, Males, Attitude Measures
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Gastic, Billie – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2012
This study examined the association between having a gay or lesbian friend and urban students' attitudes about sexual minorities. Results indicate that females were more likely than males to express supportive views about gays and lesbians. The contours of these sex differences were distinct by race/ethnicity. Black males and females differed more…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Ethnicity, Student Attitudes, Females
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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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Raible, John – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2011
Based on ethnographic data collected at a gay bar with sexual minority youths as dancers or strippers, this study calls attention to the gazes through which adults view and position male youths. It highlights a dancer named Austin, who at times engaged in the underground hustling economy centered in the bar. The findings suggest that the social…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Homosexuality, Males, Older Adults
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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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Peters, Brian M. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2010
This is an exploration of gay youth subculture and emo boys. The study is a mesh of findings and related theoretical understandings about gay emo subculture, masculinities, style, and alternative gay youth. This study looks at gay male teenagers who identify with emo, a movement that stems from music and aesthetics creating a particular visual for…
Descriptors: Subcultures, Youth, Homosexuality, Aesthetics
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