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Childhood Gender Atypicality, Victimization, and PTSD Among Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Youth
This study examined childhood gender atypicality, lifetime victimization based on sexual orientation, and current mental health, including trauma symptoms and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD),Expand
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Parents’ awareness of lesbian, gay, and bisexual youths’ sexual orientation
This study used a sample of 293 lesbian gay and bisexual youth to examine factors that differentiated youth whose parents knew of their sexual orientation from youth whose parents did not know.Expand
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The relationship of stigma to the sexual risk behavior of rural men who have sex with men.
Most studies of risky sexual behaviors of men who have sex with men (MSM) have been conducted in cities. Few have documented risky sexual behavior of rural men despite increases in rural HIV. FewerExpand
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Predicting the suicide attempts of lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth.
In this study predictors of serious suicide attempts among lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) youth were examined. Three groups were compared: youth who reported no attempts, youth who reportedExpand
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The influence of stigma on the sexual risk behavior of rural men who have sex with men.
Research investigating predictors of risky sexual behavior of rural MSM is sparse, even though the prevalence of HIV in rural areas has increased. This study explored two sets of predictors of 93Expand
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A Discussion of Chain Referral As a Method of Sampling Hard-to-Reach Populations
Nursing research often requires inquiry into sensitive topics that involve hidden or hard-to reach populations. However, identifying and sampling these populations for research purposes is oftenExpand
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Gender Atypicality and Sexual Orientation Development Among Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Youth
SUMMARY A sample of 528 self-identified lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth aged 15 to 19 were recruited from three community-based organizations. Sexual orientation milestones and events related toExpand
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Families of Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Youth
Abstract Parents' and siblings' awareness of GLB youths' sexual orientation and their reactions were examined in a sample of 516 GLB youth. Youth expected unaware parents to have negative reactions.Expand
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Factors Associated with Parents’ Knowledge of Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Youths’ Sexual Orientation
This study examined factors associated with gay, lesbian, and bisexual (GLB) youths’ parents’ knowledge of their children's sexual orientation. Over a 2-year period, we studied 196 youths whoseExpand
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