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Gender-nonconforming lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth: school victimization and young adult psychosocial adjustment.
- Russell B. Toomey, C. Ryan, R. Díaz, Noel A. Card, S. Russell
- PsychologyDevelopmental Psychology
- 1 November 2010
It is found that victimization due to perceived or actual LGBT status fully mediates the association between adolescent gender nonconformity and young adult psychosocial adjustment (i.e., life satisfaction and depression).
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender adolescent school victimization: implications for young adult health and adjustment.
- S. Russell, C. Ryan, Russell B. Toomey, R. Díaz, J. Sánchez
- Psychology, MedicineJournal of School Health
- 1 May 2011
Reducing LGBT-related school victimization will likely result in significant long-term health gains and will reduce health disparities for LGBT people, and should be educational and public health priorities.
School Climate for Transgender Youth: A Mixed Method Investigation of Student Experiences and School Responses
- Jenifer K. McGuire, Charles R. Anderson, Russell B. Toomey, S. Russell
- PsychologyJournal of Youth and Adolescence
- 29 April 2010
In both studies, it was found that school harassment due to transgender identity was pervasive, and this harassment was negatively associated with feelings of safety, and when schools took action to reduce harassment, students reported greater connections to school personnel.
Heteronormativity, school climates, and perceived safety for gender nonconforming peers.
Associations among bullying, cyberbullying, and suicide in high school students.
High School Gay–Straight Alliances (GSAs) and Young Adult Well-Being: An Examination of GSA Presence, Participation, and Perceived Effectiveness
- Russell B. Toomey, C. Ryan, R. Díaz, S. Russell
- PsychologyApplied Developmental Science
- 1 October 2011
Findings revealed that the presence of a GSA, participation in aGSA, and perceived GSA effectiveness in promoting school safety were differentially associated with young adult well-being and, in some cases, buffered the negative association between LGBT-specific school victimization andWell-being.
The Role of Sexual Orientation in School-Based Victimization
The need for future research on school-based victimization to include measures of sexual orientation and for interventions to include a component that addresses sexual orientation is highlighted.
Impact of Arizona's SB 1070 immigration law on utilization of health care and public assistance among Mexican-origin adolescent mothers and their mother figures.
- Russell B. Toomey, A. Umaña‐Taylor, David R. Williams, Elizabeth C. Harvey-Mendoza, Laudan B. Jahromi, K. Updegraff
- Medicine, PsychologyAmerican Journal of Public Health
- 10 January 2014
Findings suggest that immigration policies such as SB 1070 may contribute to decreases in use of preventive health care and public assistance among high-risk populations.
Latino adolescents' perceived discrimination in online and offline settings: an examination of cultural risk and protective factors.
- A. Umaña‐Taylor, B. Tynes, Russell B. Toomey, David R. Williams, K. Mitchell
- PsychologyDevelopmental psychology
There was evidence of ethnic identity interacting with each type of discrimination to predict Latino adolescents' self-esteem, depressive symptoms, and externalizing problems.
Parent-Initiated Sexual Orientation Change Efforts With LGBT Adolescents: Implications for Young Adult Mental Health and Adjustment
ABSTRACT Studies of adults who experienced sexual orientation change efforts (SOCE) have documented a range of health risks. To date, there is little research on SOCE among adolescents and no known…