Do Social Workers Apply “Love Thy Neighbor as Thyself” to Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transpersons in the South?

  title={Do Social Workers Apply “Love Thy Neighbor as Thyself” to Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transpersons in the South?},
  author={Robin Lennon-Dearing and Elena Delavega},
  journal={Journal of Homosexuality},
  pages={1171 - 1193}
ABSTRACT Across the United States there has been a spate of legislative bills and initiatives that blatantly stigmatize and discriminate against the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community. This study was a cross-sectional, exploratory survey designed to measure the attitudes, perceptions, and behaviors of Tennessee social workers and future social workers toward the LGBT population and toward proposed discriminatory legislation. A 3-way factorial ANOVA investigated the effects… Expand

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