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Cramer, Robert J.; Burks, Alixandra C.; Golom, Frank D.; Stroud, Caroline H.; Graham, James L. – Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 2017
We tested the psychometric properties of the Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identity Scale. Findings included (1) a three-factor structure (i.e., Negative Identity, Identity Uncertainty, Identity Superiority); (2) less positive identities among HIV-positive persons, African Americans, males, and bisexuals; and (3) convergent patterns with subjective…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Measures (Individuals), Homosexuality, Sexual Identity
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Schmitz, Rachel M.; Tyler, Kimberly A. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2018
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) young people's identity management impacts their well-being, yet little is known about how distinctive social environments shape their identity management strategies. We qualitatively examined how 46 LGBTQ young adults ages 19-26, who are either homeless or attending college, manage their…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Well Being
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Johnson, Alandis A.; Quaye, Stephen John – Journal of College Student Development, 2017
We used queer theory to encourage readers to think differently about previous theories about Black racial identity development. Queer theory facilitates new and deeper understandings of how Black people develop their racial identities, prompting more fluidity and nuance. Specifically, we present a queered model of Black racial identity development…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Social Theories, College Students, African American Students
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Denton, J. Michael – New Directions for Student Services, 2016
This chapter explores collegians' sexual identity formation through the lenses of feminist theory, intersectionality, poststructuralism, and queer theory.
Descriptors: Sexual Identity, College Students, Feminism, Postmodernism
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Miller, Ryan A. – Journal of College Student Development, 2018
Little has been published on the intersections of disability and queer identities among college students. I propose 5 intersectional identity perspectives based on semistructured interviews with 25 students at a research university who identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer students with disabilities. Students articulated…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Disabilities, Sexual Identity, Semi Structured Interviews
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King, Matthew T.; Merrin, Gabriel J.; Espelage, Dorothy L.; Grant, Nickholas J.; Bub, Kristen L. – Exceptional Children, 2018
Research about students with disabilities and students identifying as LGBQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, or questioning) reveals that both populations report more suicidality and peer victimization and less school connectedness than do their peers. No study has previously examined the intersection of these identities with regard to peer victimization,…
Descriptors: Suicide, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity
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McInroy, Lauren B.; Craig, Shelley L. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2018
Mixed methods analyses of an online survey sample (n = 4942) of sexual and/or gender minority youth (SGMY) (age 14-29) explore the relationship between participation in online fandom communities and (1) socially-mediated identity milestones and (2) self-identification, comparing fandom participating SGMY versus non-fandom participating SGMY.…
Descriptors: Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Homosexuality, Adolescents
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Craig, Shelley L.; Iacono, Gio; Paceley, Megan S.; Dentato, Michael P.; Boyle, Kerrie E. H. – Journal of Social Work Education, 2017
Discrimination toward lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) social work students can negatively affect academic performance and personal and professional identity development. Intersectionality is a conceptual approach that states that social identities interact to form different meanings and experiences from those that could be…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Gender Differences, Social Work, Counselor Training
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Lander, Roderick – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2018
This article presents partial results of research exploring links between language teacher identity and queer identity in English language teachers working in Colombia. Three gay male teachers participated in a narrative research project framed within a poststructural perspective on identity. I conducted and recorded semi-structured interviews…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Couillard, Ellyn; Higbee, Jeanne L. – Education Sciences, 2018
This article encourages postsecondary educators to expand the scope of applications of universal design and universal instructional design by exploring how principles of UD and UID can be applied to other social identities, and specifically to gender identity and sexual orientation. There are many parallels that can be drawn between students who…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Sexual Identity, Sexual Orientation, Homosexuality
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Dunn, Merrily; Glassmann, Danny; Garrett, J. Matthew; Badaszewski, Philip; Jones, Ginny; Pierre, Darren; Fresk, Kara; Young, Dallin; Correll-Hughes, Larry – Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 2015
This study examines the experiences of gay-identified college men related to their faith and sexual orientation identity development. The findings suggest that for gay-identified college men, faith and sexual orientation identity development includes examination of one's faith and sexual orientation identity, important relationships, and a desire…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Males, College Students, Sexual Identity
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Shih, Margaret; Young, Maia J.; Bucher, Amy – American Psychologist, 2013
Despite efforts to dispel discrimination, workplace discrimination still occurs. We introduce two classes of identity management strategies individuals use to mitigate the negative consequences of discrimination: identity switching (i.e., deemphasizing target identities and recategorizing to a more positively valued identity) and identity…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Self Esteem, Negative Attitudes, Stereotypes
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Wagaman, M. Alex – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2016
Scholars have questioned the relevance of existing identity categories and labels for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) youth and emerging adults. Little is understood, however, about the ways in which LGBTQ emerging adults perceive their own identities and self-define the aspects of themselves that are most relevant to who…
Descriptors: Identification (Psychology), Resistance (Psychology), Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation
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Rose, India D.; Friedman, Daniela B. – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2019
Sex education takes place in a wide range of contexts including through the media. Media use among young men who have sex with men is high and gender identity and sexual orientation are topics often integrated into today's media. Little is known about young men who have sex with men's perceptions of how the media frames messages about gender…
Descriptors: Sexual Identity, Sexual Orientation, African Americans, Males
Hibma, Adam – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this qualitative study was to understand the unique sexual and religious identity development of sexual minorities who attend evangelical Christian institutions of higher education. Although research exists on sexual identity development and religious identity development, scant research exists as to how these developmental areas…
Descriptors: Identification (Psychology), Sexuality, Religion, Christianity
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