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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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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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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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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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Wagaman, M. Alex – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2016
Scholars have questioned the relevance of existing identity categories and labels for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) youth and emerging adults. Little is understood, however, about the ways in which LGBTQ emerging adults perceive their own identities and self-define the aspects of themselves that are most relevant to who…
Descriptors: Identification (Psychology), Resistance (Psychology), Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation
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Jones, Tiffany – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2016
Australian education is delivered through government and independent systems. This article discusses how education policies on gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and queer students in these different sectors have affected school climates. It describes how previously published policy analysis and survey data on Australian gay, lesbian,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Homosexuality, Sexual Identity, Sexual Orientation
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Baruch-Dominguez, Ricardo; Infante-Xibille, Cesar; Saloma-Zuñiga, Claudio E. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2016
Homophobic and transphobic bullying, through teasing, physical violence, and other forms of aggression, is a problem that affects lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students at all levels of education. Even though there have been legal changes in Mexico to protect human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, schools are…
Descriptors: Bullying, Social Bias, National Surveys, Sexual Orientation
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Youatt, Emily J.; Johns, Michelle M.; Pingel, Emily S.; Soler, Jorge H.; Bauermeister, José A. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2015
Smoking rates are higher among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) individuals than among heterosexuals. These disparities are exacerbated during the transition from youth to young adulthood. The current study uses in-depth qualitative interviews to understand perceptions of LGBTQ smoking among LBQ-identified women (N = 30, ages…
Descriptors: Females, Homosexuality, Young Adults, Sexual Orientation
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Krum, Tiana E.; Davis, Kyle S.; Galupo, M. Paz – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2013
Traditional on-campus housing assignments at colleges and universities are made on the basis of legal sex, where students are housed only with other students of the same legal sex. This method is problematic for transgender and gender-nonconforming students, who may not identify with the gender assigned to them at birth. Recently, some…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Housing, Gender Issues, College Students
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Jones, Tiffany; Hillier, Lynne – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2013
Tran-spectrum youth include those who are gender questioning, transgender, intersex, genderqueer, and androgynous. Drawing on data from an Australian study of more than 3,000 same-sex-attracted and trans-spectrum youth aged 14 to 21, this article compares a group of 91 trans-spectrum youth from the study to "cisgender" same-sex-attracted…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Issues, Sexuality, Sexual Orientation
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Fisher, Colleen M. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2012
Research suggests that the timing and sequence of sexual identity development milestones impact myriad health and mental health outcomes for sexual minority youth. Because these milestone events are typically assessed retrospectively, traditional data collection approaches are limited by recall bias and lack of precision in the recording of…
Descriptors: Biographies, Data Collection, Homosexuality, Sexual Identity
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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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Bittner, Robert – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2012
This article explores the nature of young adult texts as complementary sources of informal queer sex and sexuality education, along with a close reading of a sample of this young adult (YA) literature. LGBT teens are often left out of discussions in sex education classrooms in the United States because of discriminatory curricula, ignorance on the…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Sex Education, Adolescent Literature, Young Adults
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Grossman, Arnold H.; D'Augelli, Anthony R.; Frank, John A. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2011
Fifty-five transgender youth described their gender development and some of the stressful life experiences related to their gender identity and gender expression. More than two-thirds of youth reported past verbal abuse by their parents or peers related to their gender identity and nonconformity, and approximately one-fifth to one-third reported…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Sexual Identity, Adolescents, Young Adults
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Dennis, Jeffery P. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2010
Although Western mass media aimed at juvenile audiences aggressively eliminates any references to same-sex desire and behavior, it inspires a tremendous amount of homoerotic fan art. To determine how same-sex potential is portrayed in juvenile fan art, a content analysis was conducted of 872 male homoerotic images by 442 juvenile male and female…
Descriptors: Artists, Homosexuality, Content Analysis, Mass Media
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