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Stone, Amy L. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2018
This paper is a content analysis of political flyers and messages developed by Religious Right campaigns between 1974 and 2013 to fight legislation supportive of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals. The analysis focuses on 16 campaigns in which Religious Right groups made claims about transgender adults and children. In…
Descriptors: Sexual Identity, Religious Factors, Christianity, Politics
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Taliaferro, Lindsay A.; Gloppen, Kari M.; Muehlenkamp, Jennifer J.; Eisenberg, Marla E. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2018
To address gaps in the literature on bisexual youth, we used the first nationally representative sample of high school students from the United States to determine profiles of behaviors related to depressive symptoms, a suicide attempt, and a medically-serious attempt. We examined the data from 922 bisexual students in grades 9-12 who completed…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Homosexuality, High School Students, Depression (Psychology)
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Pryor, Jonathan T. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2018
As colleges and universities have increased campus programs, LGBTQ students continue to experience marginalization within the very spaces intended to support them. This study explored how LGBTQ college students experienced campus climate at a Midwest Urban Public (MUP) institution through a framework of the traditionally heterogendered institution…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, College Environment
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Caraves, Jacqueline – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2018
Although there is a growing body of work on the experiences of girls in juvenile justice and women in prison, still little is known about the experiences of Latinas in the prison pipeline. Accordingly, even less is known about lesbian/queer Latinas in the prison pipeline. Gabriela's case study reveals her experiences in and out of the Juvenile…
Descriptors: Females, Juvenile Justice, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions
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Garvey, Jason C.; Squire, Dian D.; Stachler, Brett; Rankin, Susan – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2018
This study examines how campus climate directly affects academic success for queer-spectrum students. The linear regression analysis model with all independent variables explained 23% of the variance in academic success for queer-spectrum undergraduate students (p < 0.001). Three major constructs related to campus climate significantly affected…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Academic Achievement
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Goldberg, Abbie E.; Kuvalanka, Katherine A. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2018
Within the small research literature on transgender college students, little work has focused on nonbinary trans students. Findings from focus groups with seven nonbinary trans students revealed that participants explored and found support for their nonbinary trans identities online and offline, valuing in particular the support of other nonbinary…
Descriptors: Sexual Identity, Sexual Orientation, Identification (Psychology), Gender Issues
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Wells, Kristopher – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2017
This empirical research explores the conditions, challenges, and lived experiences of how four diverse Canadian educators transcended heteronormative and gender-normative educational environments to become activist-educators for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer inclusion in their K-12 schools and communities. The co-creation of queer…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sexuality, Homosexuality, Sexual Identity
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Bartone, Michael D. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2017
Are being Black and gay problematic in the United States? Are Black gay youth "suffering" with these two intersecting identities? Traditional Eurocentric epistemologies would have one believe that Black males, Black gay males, and gay males (liminal groups) are suffering, rarely acknowledging those successfully navigating through…
Descriptors: African Americans, Homosexuality, Identification (Psychology), Males
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Spencer, Leland G.; Patterson, G – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2017
Sexual and gender minorities have long quibbled over whether the "LGBT" moniker (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) is inclusive enough. While we celebrate the proliferation of sexual and gender identities, we also believe that this ever-expanding moniker has become an alibi for disavowing institutional violence--particularly in higher…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity
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Alessi, Edward J.; Sapiro, Beth; Kahn, Sarilee; Craig, Shelley L. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2017
This exploratory study used grounded theory to understand the role of minority stress on the first-year experience of lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, and questioning emerging adults attending a university in the Northeastern part of the United States. Twenty-one lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, and questioning sophomores participated in focus groups…
Descriptors: Sexual Orientation, Minority Group Students, College Freshmen, Student Experience
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Joy, Phillip; Numer, Matthew – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2017
University can be a critical time for queer identifying youth as they attempt to navigate new relationships and heteronormative and, sometimes, hostile environments. Involvement in queer student groups is one strategy to develop protective mechanisms for these students. This research examines the effect of participation in a queer advocacy group…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Photography, Homosexuality, Student Organizations
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Okanlawon, Kehinde – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2017
There is a dearth of research on homophobic bullying in Nigerian schools. Using data from 14 in-depth interviews and public media sources that were analyzed thematically, this formative research examined homophobic bullying using Nigerian universities as a case study to bring attention to the need for policies and interventions to make schools…
Descriptors: Bullying, Social Bias, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation
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Lucassen, Mathijs F. G.; Fleming, Theresa M.; Merry, Sally N. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2017
Researchers often experience difficulties recruiting hard-to-reach populations. This is especially so for studies involving those who have been historically stigmatized, such as individuals who challenge heteronormative expectations or people who experience mental ill health. The authors aimed to obtain the views of sexual minority adolescents (n…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Social Bias, Participation, Sampling
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Leonardi, Bethy – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2017
Using queer theories of sexuality and gender, this study centers on "coming out" stories of ten queer adults. Engaging Butler's heterosexual matrix (1990) as an analytic tool, stories are analyzed with respect to agency and positioning. Findings suggest that participants' positioning and agency were largely affected by gender identity…
Descriptors: Social Theories, Sexuality, Gender Issues, Homosexuality
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Porta, Carolyn M.; Corliss, Heather L.; Wolowic, Jennifer M.; Johnson, Abigail Z.; Fritz Fogel, Katie; Gower, Amy L.; Saewyc, Elizabeth M.; Eisenberg, Marla E. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2017
Go-along interviews, which are interviews conducted while being in and moving within participant selected spaces, were conducted with 66 lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer adolescents (14-19 years old) in their self-identified communities to explore perceived community attributes, including safe spaces, resources, and supports; this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interviews, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation
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