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Wilson, Anna – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2014
This review critically examines "Ugly Ducklings: A National Campaign to Reduce Bullying and Harassment of LGBTQ Youth" through a DVD and educator's guidebook. The "Ugly Ducklings" Community Action Kit has two parts: (1) a documentary about the harassment of lesbian youth and (2) short dialogues with "Ugly…
Descriptors: Consciousness Raising, Documentaries, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation
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Lester, Jasmine Z. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2014
Effective social justice movements, including those at the level of children's literature, address the ways different forms of oppression intersect and affect the experiences of diverse queer identities. Children's literature can help combat heteronormative discourse by instilling at a young age the inherent value of all people.…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Homosexuality, Social Bias, Picture Books
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Gamarel, Kristi E.; Walker, Ja'Nina J.; Rivera, Lillian; Golub, Sarit A. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2014
This article focuses on the function of youth organizations for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) communities of color. LGBTQ young people (N = 29) participated in a series of focus groups, completed a brief demographic survey, and created individual community maps. The youth organization was described as providing LGBTQ youth…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Minority Groups
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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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Aerts, Saskia; Dewaele, Alexis; Cox, Nele; Van Houtte, Mieke – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2014
Students from the technical and vocational track in Flanders have more homonegative attitudes than other students. We investigate what explains this track difference and if the homonegativity is reflected in more bullying experiences by lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) students in these tracks. The results show that sex-role ideology and religion…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Bullying
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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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Anderson, James – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2014
This article reviews Canadian administrative law regarding homophobic bullying and school board decision making. Depending on the provincial legislation, school boards either have a mandatory or a discretionary duty to provide queer students with a safe learning environment. However, Canadian case law has arguably limited that discretion. Recent…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Boards of Education, Decision Making, Board of Education Policy
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Bond, Bradley James; Loewenstern, Joshua Noah – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2014
The relationship between lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) identities and negative psychoemotional outcomes among teens is well established; this study analyzed happy memory narratives written by 390 LGB adolescents to investigate positive life experiences that might improve the well-being of LGB youth. A significant number of narratives were…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Well Being
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Crowhurst, Michael; Emslie, Michael – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2014
Demographic data on students are now routinely collected in universities. However, these data do not include information on sexual orientation and gender identity. In Australia there has been public resistance to tracking the enrollment and retention of gay, lesbian, and transgender people in tertiary education. This article interrogates this…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Educational Environment, Foreign Countries, College Students
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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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St. John, Alex; Travers, Robb; Munro, Lauren; Liboro, Renato; Schneider, Margaret; Greig, Carrie L. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2014
This article outlines how gay-straight alliances (GSAs) work to connect youth with community resources, and outlines the political and social context of GSAs in Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. Fifteen individuals (youth, teachers, and a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer [LGBTQ] youth service provider) participated in interviews…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Youth Programs, Community Programs, Social Influences
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Aragon, Steven R.; Poteat, V. Paul; Espelage, Dorothy L.; Koenig, Brian W. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2014
A total of 11,447 high school students were surveyed to test the relation between victimization and the educational outcomes of truancy, post-high school intentions, and grades for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) and non-LGBTQ students. LGBTQ students reported statistically higher truancy, lower grades, greater…
Descriptors: High School Students, Student Surveys, Victims, Truancy
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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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