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Enacted Stigma, Problem Substance Use, and Protective Factors among Asian Sexual Minority Youth in British Columbia
Abstract This study examined enacted stigma and problem substance use among Asian sexual minority youth and the buffering role of protective factors. Logistic regression analyses of a weighted sample of 5,423 Asian youth who completed the 2003 BC Adolescent Health Survey indicated that sexual minority youth were more likely to be victimized compared to heterosexual […]
Reducing homophobia in high school: The effects of “The Laramie Project” play and an integrated curriculum [abstract]
Purpose: Homophobic attitudes and resulting bullying have been linked to school and health problems for sexual minority youth, including suicide. While school-based policy and curricular interventions to reduce homophobia have been suggested, only correlational evidence has been published to date. This quasi-experimental longitudinal study examined the effects on homophobic attitudes in an urban high […]
Abstract The decade between 1998 and 2008 saw rapid increases in research on adolescent sexual orientation development and related health issues, both in the quantity and in the quality of studies. While much of the research originated in North America, studies from other countries also contributed to emerging understanding of developmental trajectories and social influences […]