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Sexual-Minority Development in the Family Context

Lisa M. Diamond, Molly R. Butterworth, and Kendrick Allen

in Adolescence and Beyond: Family Processes and Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199736546
eISBN:
9780199932443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736546.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter reviews current research on the role of the family in fostering (or hindering) psychosocial development among sexual-minority adolescents and young adults. It seeks to understand the ... More


Cumulative Jurisprudence and Hate Speech: Sexual Orientation and Analogies to Disability, Age, and Obesity

Eric Heinze

in Extreme Speech and Democracy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199548781
eISBN:
9780191720673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548781.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Non-discrimination norms in human rights instruments generally enumerate specified categories for protection, such as race, ethnicity, sex, or religion, etc. They often omit express reference to ... More


Lesbian and Bisexual Women’s Physical Health

Jane M. Simoni, Laramie Smith, Keren Lehavot, Karen Fredriksen-Goldsen, and Karina L. Walters

in Handbook of Psychology and Sexual Orientation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199765218
eISBN:
9780199979585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765218.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter considers the challenges of conducting research to examine health disparities based on sexual orientation, particularly for sexual minority women, and describes some of the major studies ... More


Minority Stress and the Health of Sexual Minorities

Ilan H. Meyer and David M. Frost

in Handbook of Psychology and Sexual Orientation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199765218
eISBN:
9780199979585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765218.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Minority stress refers to a conceptual model that describes stressors embedded in the social position of sexual minority individuals as causes of health-related conditions, such as mental disorders, ... More


Race and Ethnicity among Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Communities

Bianca D. M. Wilson and Gary W. Harper

in Handbook of Psychology and Sexual Orientation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199765218
eISBN:
9780199979585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765218.003.0020
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter is aimed at reviewing, discussing, and providing an overview of the field of psychology’s current status concerning the study of one configuration of multiple identities with regard to ... More


Sexual Orientation, Victimization, and Hate Crimes

Kimberly Balsam and Tonda Hughes

in Handbook of Psychology and Sexual Orientation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199765218
eISBN:
9780199979585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765218.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Research on victimization experiences of sexual minority women and men has increased in the past decade. From these studies, it is clear that sexual minority people are at elevated risk for a wide ... More


Conclusions

Amin Ghaziani

in There Goes the Gayborhood?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158792
eISBN:
9781400850174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158792.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book has explored the enduring yet evolving relationship between sexuality and the city, the causes and consequences of urban change, the diverse and dynamic cultures of a place, the experiences ... More


Beyond the Gayborhood

Amin Ghaziani

in There Goes the Gayborhood?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158792
eISBN:
9781400850174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158792.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines why the residential repertoire of gays and lesbians has changed in recent years. Drawing on a comprehensive archive of more than 600 media reports, it takes a look at those ... More


Resonance

Amin Ghaziani

in There Goes the Gayborhood?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158792
eISBN:
9781400850174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158792.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines how Boystown can retain its queer character, how an increasing presence of straight residents affects this possibility, and how different types of sexual minorities perceive the ... More


Transnational Moralities and Invisible Sexual Minorities: Human Rights Discourse and Religion in Uganda

Alexandra Müller

in Strings Attached: AIDS and the Rise of Transnational Connections in Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265680
eISBN:
9780191771910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265680.003.0014
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter seeks to analyse the transnational connections, conservative moral agendas and expressions of contestation that are at play in the current discourse around sexual and reproductive rights ... More


Gay Men’s Health and the Theory of Cultural Resilience

Amy L. Herrick, Mark S. Friedman, and Ron Stall

in Handbook of Psychology and Sexual Orientation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199765218
eISBN:
9780199979585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765218.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explores health disparities among men who identify as gay, bisexual, queer, same gender loving, or some other sexual minority term, as well as men who engage in same-sex sexual behavior. ... More


Populations Needing Special Attention

Wendy B. Smith

in Youth Leaving Foster Care: A Developmental, Relationship-Based Approach to Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195375596
eISBN:
9780199893355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375596.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Chapter 10 presents three groups of youth within the foster care population who face special challenges as they move toward adulthood: youth with disabilities, LGBT youth, and pregnant and parenting ... More


There Goes the Gayborhood?

Amin Ghaziani

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158792
eISBN:
9781400850174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158792.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Gay neighborhoods, like the legendary Castro District in San Francisco and New York's Greenwich Village, have long provided sexual minorities with safe havens in an often unsafe world. But as our ... More


Same Sex, Different Armies: Sexual Minority Invisibility among Fijians in the Fiji Military Forces and British Army

Teresia K. Teaiwa

in Gender on the Edge: Transgender, Gay, and Other Pacific Islanders

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838829
eISBN:
9780824869489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838829.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the invisibility of Fiji's sexual minorities, particularly women, serving in the Fiji Military Forces (FMF) and the British Army (BA). Drawing on interviews, anecdotal evidence, ... More


Sleep Health Among Sexual and Gender Minorities

Brett M. Millar, William C. Goedel, and Dustin T. Duncan

in The Social Epidemiology of Sleep

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190930448
eISBN:
9780190930479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190930448.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter focuses on the emerging area of sleep disparities among sexual and gender minorities, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals, as compared to heterosexual ... More


Sexual Minorities

Geoffrey L. Ream and Eric M. Rodriguez

in Emerging Adults' Religiousness and Spirituality: Meaning-Making in an Age of Transition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199959181
eISBN:
9780199379620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199959181.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter describes experiences with religion and spirituality among the current cohort of sexual minority emerging adults. “Sexual minority” encompasses lesbian, gay, bisexual, and others who are ... More


The Always Deviant LGBTQ Asylum Seekers

Meghana Nayak

in Who Is Worthy of Protection?: Gender-Based Asylum and U.S. Immigration Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199397624
eISBN:
9780199397648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199397624.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores those fleeing persecution targeting non-conforming gender identity and sexual orientation. However, these asylum seekers find that they must present narratives that prove they ... More


Adult Mental Disorders in Association with Socioeconomic Position, Race/Ethnicity, and Sexual and Gender Minority Status

Renee M. Johnson, Sabriya Linton, Preben Bo Mortensen, Sari L. Reisner, Silvia Martins, and William W. Eaton

in Public Mental Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190916602
eISBN:
9780190916640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916602.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents information about differences in risk for mood, anxiety, and substance use disorders across three demographic factors that are tied to social disadvantage: socioeconomic ... More


Political Homophobia in Comparative Perspective

Michael J. Bosia and Meredith L. Weiss

in Global Homophobia: States, Movements, and the Politics of Oppression

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037726
eISBN:
9780252095009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037726.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This introductory chapter discusses political homophobia as a state strategy, social movement, and transnational phenomenon, powerful enough to structure the experiences of sexual minorities and ... More


Legalizing Sex: Sexual Minorities, AIDS, and Citizenship in India

Chaitanya Lakkimsetti

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479810024
eISBN:
9781479845996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810024.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Based on twenty months of ethnographic research, the book looks at the relationship between the HIV/AIDS epidemic and rights-based struggles of sexual minorities in contemporary India. Sex workers, ... More


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