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ERIC Number: EJ630548
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0140-1971
"I Was Terrified of Being Different": Exploring Gay Men's Accounts of Growing up in a Heterosexist Society.
Flowers, Paul; Buston, Katie
Journal of Adolescence, v24 n1 p51-65 Feb 2001
Examines retrospective accounts of gay identity formation during adolescence with working-class gay men (N=20). Themes salient to understanding their experiences are identified. Illustrates how socio-cultural context of compulsory heterosexuality is central in understanding accounts of both reported minority stress and identity construction. Implications for research are discussed. (MKA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Great Britain)