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Attitudes Toward Gays and Lesbians Among Undergraduate Social Work Students
This article identifies the factors behind students’ attitudes toward lesbian and gay individuals on the basis of the responses of 575 heterosexual undergraduates from 12 social work programs in the
While recent research explores the determinants of homophobia among college students, only a few studies look at the perceptions of homosexuals among social work students. Unfortunately these rare
Rural location and exposure to minority stress among sexual minorities in the United States
Recently, there has been an increase in the number of studies on minority stress among sexual minorities. Few of these studies have explored the ways in which regional or spatial factors influenced
Predictors of Political Activism among Social Work Students
This article identifies factors inspiring greater political participation among undergraduate social work students (N=125). When separating students into self-identified liberals and conservatives,
Antecedents of Pro-LGBT Advocacy among Sexual Minority and Heterosexual College Students
Utilizing the resource model of political participation, we identify the antecedents of willingness to sign a petition supporting employment protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender
Predictors of Heterosexual College Students’ Attitudes Toward LGBT People
This study identifies the predictors of U.S. heterosexual undergraduate and graduate college students’ attitudes toward lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people as a group rather than
Region, Social Identities, and Disclosure Practices as Predictors of Heterosexist Discrimination Against Sexual Minorities in the United States
Exposure to heterosexist discrimination may vary by a person’s place of residency. Utilizing a minority stress perspective, an online survey of self-identified lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB)
Explaining Comfort with Homosexuality in Rural America
Suggestions are offered as to how practitioners and social work educators can use this study to counter the homophobic ideas that are prevalent in rural Americans.
Predicting the Support of Same-Sex Relationship Rights Among Social Work Students
Since the 1980s, the United States has seen several instances of legislative action on the topic of same-sex marriages and civil unions. As some studies explored public reactions to such laws, the
Test Cheating in a Rural College: Studying the Importance of Individual and Situational Factors
There is a long line of studies on academic cheating. This literature has established a litany of different individual and contextual factors that seem to inspire student conformity of the official