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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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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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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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Kroneman, Marieke; Admiraal, Wilfried; Ketelaars, Mieke – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2019
Not many interventions are available to improve the school climate for lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) youth in prevocational secondary education. In four schools with different student populations, this study examined the impact of a newly designed peer-educator intervention on attitudes towards lesbian women and gay men and on the class climate…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Intervention, Females, Student Needs
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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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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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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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Jaspal, Rusi – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2017
There has been only cursory research into the sociological and psychological aspects of ethnic/racial discrimination among ethnic minority gay and bisexual men, and none that focuses specifically upon British ethnic minority gay men. This article focuses on perceptions of intergroup relations on the gay scene among young British South Asian gay…
Descriptors: Coping, Homosexuality, Ethnicity, Racial Discrimination
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Brooks, Orren – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2017
This study explores the experiences of homosexual teenagers who are members of the Israeli lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer youth organization called Israel Gay Youth. Through an interview-based study with members and counselors, this study reveals how although various therapeutic practices take place during the weekly meetings, all…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Adolescents
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Magic, Jasna; Maljevac, Simon – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2016
Research has highlighted that during school, European lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth experience significantly higher levels of discrimination and verbal, physical, and sexual violence in comparison with their heterosexual peers. Slovenian youth are not exempt from this experience. While the educational system is exclusively…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity
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Baruch-Dominguez, Ricardo; Infante-Xibille, Cesar; Saloma-Zuñiga, Claudio E. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2016
Homophobic and transphobic bullying, through teasing, physical violence, and other forms of aggression, is a problem that affects lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students at all levels of education. Even though there have been legal changes in Mexico to protect human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, schools are…
Descriptors: Bullying, Social Bias, National Surveys, Sexual Orientation
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Abate, Michelle Ann – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2015
Throughout the "Hunger Games" trilogy, the residents of the Capitol are associated with an array of physical, behavioral, and sartorial traits that have stereotypically been associated with homosexuality in general and gay men in particular. Although none of these characters is explicitly identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual,…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Identity, Sexual Orientation, Social Attitudes
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