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Crowhurst, Michael; Emslie, Michael – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2014
Demographic data on students are now routinely collected in universities. However, these data do not include information on sexual orientation and gender identity. In Australia there has been public resistance to tracking the enrollment and retention of gay, lesbian, and transgender people in tertiary education. This article interrogates this…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Educational Environment, Foreign Countries, College Students
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Rose, India D.; Friedman, Daniela B.; Annang, Lucy; Spencer, S. Melinda; Lindley, Lisa L. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2014
Positive perceptions of parent-child communication can influence behavioral outcomes such as sexual behavior and substance use among young people. Parent-child communication has been effective in modifying adverse health outcomes among heterosexual youth; however, limited research has examined the perceptions of parent-child communication among…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Interpersonal Communication, Mixed Methods Research, Focus Groups
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St. John, Alex; Travers, Robb; Munro, Lauren; Liboro, Renato; Schneider, Margaret; Greig, Carrie L. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2014
This article outlines how gay-straight alliances (GSAs) work to connect youth with community resources, and outlines the political and social context of GSAs in Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. Fifteen individuals (youth, teachers, and a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer [LGBTQ] youth service provider) participated in interviews…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Youth Programs, Community Programs, Social Influences
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Aragon, Steven R.; Poteat, V. Paul; Espelage, Dorothy L.; Koenig, Brian W. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2014
A total of 11,447 high school students were surveyed to test the relation between victimization and the educational outcomes of truancy, post-high school intentions, and grades for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) and non-LGBTQ students. LGBTQ students reported statistically higher truancy, lower grades, greater…
Descriptors: High School Students, Student Surveys, Victims, Truancy
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Iverson, Susan V.; Seher, Christin – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2014
Despite the proliferation of educational interventions and attitude change strategies, the prevalence of homophobia and widespread discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people on college campuses persists. This study investigates the impact of theatre on changes in college students' attitudes. Using a pre- and…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Drama, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation
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Grossman, Arnold H.; Foss, Alexander H.; D'Augelli, Anthony R. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2014
This study examined pubertal maturation, pubertal timing and outcomes, and the relationship of puberty and sexual identity developmental milestones among 507 lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth. The onset of menarche and spermarche occurred at the mean ages of 12.05 and 12.46, respectively. There was no statistically significant difference in…
Descriptors: Puberty, Adolescents, Homosexuality, Sexual Identity
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Peter, Tracey; Taylor, Catherine – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2014
This study examined differences in suicidal behavior between lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) and non-LGBTQ university students as well as investigated the importance of risk and protective factors in the prediction of suicidality between these two groups. A total of 1,205 university students participated in the…
Descriptors: Suicide, At Risk Persons, Homosexuality, Sexual Identity
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Cover, Rob – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2013
Despite the increasing social tolerance accorded nonheterosexual persons in many Western countries, queer youth suicide rates remain high. This opens the need to question not only how broad social conditions continue to make lives unlivable for many queer youth but whether queer community formations and representations that emerge within a…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Social Bias, Social Attitudes
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King, Alissa R. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2013
The goals of this study were to highlight the often stigmatized and invisible identities of six female participants who identify as multiracial/biracial-bisexual/pansexual, focusing on the pre-college context. Findings, using in-depth interviews, indicated that the primary socializing agents within the pre-college context strongly influenced…
Descriptors: Socialization, Social Attitudes, Multiracial Persons, Sexuality
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Ignatavicius, Stephanie – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2013
Female-identified transgender youth (FIT youth) have a male birth sex but identify as female, placing them outside of socially acceptable standards and increasing the challenges of adolescence. They face numerous potential sources of stress and have a higher likelihood of experiencing negative mental health outcomes due to lack of support, lack of…
Descriptors: Sexual Identity, Females, Youth, Gender Issues
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Rands, Kat – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2013
Supporting transgender and gender-nonconforming youth in schools involves changes at all levels of education. Gender-complex education, or education that takes into consideration the existence and experiences of transgender and gender-nonconforming people, should be a basic and pervasive part of curricula and should be seen as critical for…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Gender Issues, Sexual Orientation, Identification (Psychology)
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Case, Kim A.; Stewart, Briana – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2013
The transgender community encounters pervasive prejudice, discrimination, and violence, yet social science literature lacks research that focuses on reduction of antitransgender prejudice. This experimental study examined the effectiveness of three interventions aimed at decreasing negative attitudes toward transsexuals, correcting participants'…
Descriptors: Intervention, Negative Attitudes, Gender Issues, Identification (Psychology)
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Beemyn, Genny – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2013
This article reviews Diane Ehrensaft's "Gender Born, Gender Made: Raising Healthy Gender-Nonconforming Children", a thoughtful and practical guide that can help parents, other family members, and therapists better understand and support children and youth whom the author refers to as "gender creative." Ehrensaft's work is at the forefront of a…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Homosexuality, Child Rearing, Sexual Identity
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Martino, Wayne – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2013
This essay provides a review of a resource guide written by Kristopher Wells, Gayle Roberts, and Carol Allan (2012) titled "Supporting Transgender and Transsexual Students in K-12 Schools: A Guide for Educators". The guide is an invaluable resource for educators in schools and teacher education programs.
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Resource Materials, Homosexuality, Gender Issues
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Wyss, Shannon E. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2013
The first nonpathologizing book for parents on trans and gender-nonconforming young people, Stephanie Brill and Rachel Pepper's "The Transgender Child: A Handbook for Families and Professionals", urges unconditional love and acceptance of both trans youth and gender-nonconforming children. The authors encourage parents not only to support their…
Descriptors: Sexual Orientation, Identification (Psychology), Gender Issues, Homosexuality
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