ERIC Number: EJ656240
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Sexual Orientation Identity Formation among Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Youths: Multiple Patterns of Milestone Experiences.
Floyd, Frank J.; Stein, Terry S.
Journal of Research on Adolescence, v12 n2 p167-91 2002
Examined variations in "coming out" for gay, lesbian, and bisexual youths, specifically: the timing and sequence of developmental stages; completion of 10 milestone events involving self-awareness, sexual experiences, and disclosure to others; and immersion in social networks. Found comfort with sexual orientation was greatest in persons with early patterns. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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