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Smiley, Sabrina L.; Wang, Sherry C.; Kierstead, Elexis C.; Smiley-Dower, Alisa; Hamilton, Alison B.; Milburn, Norweeta G. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2020
Introduction: Little is known about geosocial networking dating application use among young Black gay and bisexual men (YBGBM), a group severely affected by HIV in the United States. The purpose of this study was to explore: (1) How YBGBM describe motivations to use Jack'd; (2) How YBGBM describe and experience meeting romantic-sexual partners on…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, African Americans, Homosexuality, Health Promotion
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Dermody, Sarah S.; McGinley, James; Eckstrand, Kristin; Marshal, Michael P. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2020
Objectives: To estimate individual and group trajectories of substance use among heterosexual and sexual minority adolescent females (SMFs) and evaluate longitudinal substance use disparities. Methods: Annual self-reported substance use data (frequency of cigarette, alcohol, and marijuana use) across ages 13-20 years were used to estimate…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Females, LGBTQ People, Sexual Orientation
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Atteberry-Ash, Brittanie; Walls, N. Eugene; Kattari, Shanna K.; Peitzmeier, Sarah M.; Kattari, Leo; Langenderfer-Magruder, Lisa – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2020
Forced sex is a major issue experienced by individuals of all ages, genders, and sexual orientations. Little is known about how LGBQ, transgender, and non-binary young people experience sexual violence. This study examines experiences of forced sex, exploring the intersection of sexual orientation and gender identity, as well as how other…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, At Risk Persons, Sexual Identity, Sexual Orientation
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Okanlawon, Kehinde – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2020
The study utilized African theories, literatures, framework and a qualitative method with 11 heterosexual Nigerian undergraduate university students to explore their perceptions and attitudes towards homosexuality and LGB persons. The data analysis identified six categories: (a) higher tolerance observed for lesbians than gay men among…
Descriptors: Sexual Orientation, Homosexuality, LGBTQ People, Social Attitudes
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Rodríguez-Mena, José Antonio – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2020
In this article, we present a study describing the factors, which favor and hinder school intervention in family diversity. In a case study-based qualitative approach, we examined a public ECE (Early Childhood Education) and primary school in the province of Huelva (Spain) with homoparental families forming part of the educational community. The…
Descriptors: Family Structure, Diversity, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education
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Allen, Luke R.; Watson, Laurel B.; VanMattson, Sarah B. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2020
Research on transgender and gender diverse individuals has often focused on hardships and experiences of distress or discrimination. While these studies advance the literature, much less research has focused on positive experiences. In this retrospective study, a phenomenological approach is used to identify and better understand sources of…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Adolescents, Social Support Groups, Young Adults
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Teti, Michelle; Morris, Kristen; Bauerband, L. A.; Rolbiecki, Abigail; Young, Cole – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2020
Physical expression is key to transmasculine people's identity, presentation of gender, comfort, and safety. We explored the significance of apparel among transmasculine young adults and the relationships between clothing and well-being via Photovoice, a participatory research method in which transmasculine young adults (N = 16), aged 19-25, used…
Descriptors: Clothing, Young Adults, Sexual Identity, LGBTQ People
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Vilkin, Ellora; Einhorn, Leslie; Satyanarayana, Satyanand; Eisu, Ammo; Kimport, Katrina; Flentje, Annesa – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2020
Middle- and high school-based programs that affirm diverse sexual orientations and gender identities are related to lower rates of bullying and better mental health for LGBTQ students, yet little is known about how to implement affirming programs for elementary-aged children. This study is among the first to examine how an arts-based curriculum…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes, Beliefs, Gender Issues
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Persinger, Lisa L.; Persinger, Joey D.; Abercrombie, Sara – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2020
In this time, when social climate is particularly divisive with decreasing support for trans people in the U.S., we explore the general population's attitudes regarding protections for trans children. A survey of a nationally-representative sample of 765 U.S. adults yielded perspectives regarding policies and practices impacting trans children in…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Sexual Identity, School Policy, Social Attitudes
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Vijlbrief, Afiah; Saharso, Sawitri; Ghorashi, Halleh – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2020
This qualitative study discusses the experienced identity of gender non-binary young adults. Despite growing positive discourse in the Netherlands toward gender minorities, in practice this group still faces exclusion and stigmatization of their identity. This article draws from Butler's (2004, 2011) conceptions of deconstructing the hegemonic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Young Adults, LGBTQ People, Identification (Psychology)
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Abreu, Roberto L.; Kenny, Maureen C.; Hall, Jennifer G.; Huff, Jacob – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2020
Negative school climate and oppressive policies and laws significantly impact the psychological and academic well-being of transgender students in the United States. LGBTQ students consistently identify school counselors as the most supportive school staff member. Although school counselors have the ethical obligation to advocate for transgender…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Sexual Identity, Student Needs, Counselor Role
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O'Neill, R.; Gilea, B.; Fellenger, S. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2020
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth and their caregivers often describe coming out as a process that impacts the family unit. Oftentimes, caregivers may experience a range of emotions in response to the youth coming out. Caregivers of LGBT youth who seek counseling may benefit from collaborative treatment that addresses their…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Caregivers, Interviews, Counseling Techniques
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Allen, Louisa – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2020
This paper is concerned with how teachers manage homophobia at school. It examines how they deal with homophobia directed at students, "and" instances when teachers become the recipients of homophobia themselves. This dual focus, on teachers as both the perpetrators and recipients of homophobia, adds complexity to existing studies…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Teacher Characteristics, Social Bias, Teacher Attitudes
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Zmyj, Norbert; Huber-Bach, Lilo – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2020
Although same-sex marriages are legally recognized in many Western societies, prejudices against gay men and lesbians remain and already appear in adolescents. Since a negative attitude toward gay men and lesbians is likely to foster malevolent behaviors, we investigated predictors of homonegativity in adolescents aged between 14 and 16 years.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Social Bias, Religion
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Dürrbaum, Tina; Sattler, Frank A. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2020
Minority stress theory proposes an increased risk of mental health problems in lesbian, gay male, and bisexual (LGB) youths. The authors conducted a meta-analysis on the relationship between minority stressors and adverse mental health outcomes in LGB youths ([less than or equal to] 21 years). Within-group design studies published in peer-reviewed…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Stress Variables, Mental Health, Youth
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