"There's so much at stake": sexual minority youth discuss dating violence.

@article{Gillum2012TheresSM,
  title={"There's so much at stake": sexual minority youth discuss dating violence.},
  author={Tameka L. Gillum and Gloria T. DiFulvio},
  journal={Violence against women},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 7},
  pages={725-45}
}
The purpose of this study was to explore perceptions of dating violence among a sample of sexual minority youth. Focus groups were conducted as part of a larger study that surveyed 109 sexual minority youth between the ages of 18 and 24 years. Participants identified four main themes contributing to dating violence among same-sex couples: homophobia (societal and internalized); negotiating socially prescribed gender roles; assumed female connection; and other relationship issues. Such… CONTINUE READING