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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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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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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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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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Daniels, Joseph; Struthers, Helen; Maleke, Kabelo; Catabay, Christina; Lane, Tim; McIntyre, James; Coates, Tom – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2019
Low educational attainment, often a lack of a high school diploma or matriculation degree, has been linked to negative health outcomes and lower quality of life for sexual and gender minorities globally. However, optimism and resiliency have been demonstrated to provide buffering effects on school dropout. We conducted a study in a South African…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Student Experience, LGBTQ People, Foreign Countries
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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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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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Taggart, Tamara; Ellen, Jonathan; Arrington-Sanders, Renata – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2017
HIV disproportionately impacts young African American men who have sex with men (MSM). In this study, we sought to understand how previous relationship experiences and expectations for romantic relationships influence condom use among young African American MSM. Twenty African American MSM aged 16 to 24 years completed a semi-structured interview…
Descriptors: Males, Homosexuality, African Americans, Intimacy
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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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Jones, Tiffany – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2016
Australian education is delivered through government and independent systems. This article discusses how education policies on gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and queer students in these different sectors have affected school climates. It describes how previously published policy analysis and survey data on Australian gay, lesbian,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Homosexuality, Sexual Identity, Sexual Orientation
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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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Youatt, Emily J.; Johns, Michelle M.; Pingel, Emily S.; Soler, Jorge H.; Bauermeister, José A. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2015
Smoking rates are higher among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) individuals than among heterosexuals. These disparities are exacerbated during the transition from youth to young adulthood. The current study uses in-depth qualitative interviews to understand perceptions of LGBTQ smoking among LBQ-identified women (N = 30, ages…
Descriptors: Females, Homosexuality, Young Adults, Sexual Orientation
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Krum, Tiana E.; Davis, Kyle S.; Galupo, M. Paz – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2013
Traditional on-campus housing assignments at colleges and universities are made on the basis of legal sex, where students are housed only with other students of the same legal sex. This method is problematic for transgender and gender-nonconforming students, who may not identify with the gender assigned to them at birth. Recently, some…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Housing, Gender Issues, College Students
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Jones, Tiffany; Hillier, Lynne – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2013
Tran-spectrum youth include those who are gender questioning, transgender, intersex, genderqueer, and androgynous. Drawing on data from an Australian study of more than 3,000 same-sex-attracted and trans-spectrum youth aged 14 to 21, this article compares a group of 91 trans-spectrum youth from the study to "cisgender" same-sex-attracted…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Issues, Sexuality, Sexual Orientation
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