ERIC Number: EJ519410
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Sexual Orientation and Developmental Challenges Experienced by Gay and Lesbian Youth.
Rotheram-Borus, Mary Jane; Fernandez, M. Isabel
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v25 suppl p26-34 1995
Discusses impact of defining homosexual orientation on development and identity formation of youths who "come out" during adolescence. Four dimensions are presented: recognizing oneself as lesbian or gay, exploring sexual orientation through the gay and lesbian community, disclosing sexual orientation to others, and becoming more comfortable with sexual orientation. (JBJ)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Supplement: "Research Issues in Suicide and Sexual Orientation."