ERIC Number: EJ559899
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
The Disclosure to Families of Same-Sex Attractions by Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Youths.
Savin-Williams, Ritch C.
Journal of Research on Adolescence, v8 n1 p49-68 1998
Reviews empirical research documenting percentage of youths who disclose their homosexual identity to their families, when during the "coming-out" process they disclose, and the manner in which disclosure occurs. Explores differences in mother/father disclosure and data on disclosure to siblings and extended family. Summarizes implications of findings for youths, parents, and the family system and suggests future research needs. (EV)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A