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From Screen to Self: The Relationship Between Television Exposure and Self-Complexity Among Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Youth

@article{Bond2017FromST,
  title={From Screen to Self: The Relationship Between Television Exposure and Self-Complexity Among Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Youth},
  author={B. Bond and Brandon Miller},
  journal={International Journal of Communication},
  year={2017},
  volume={11},
  pages={19}
}
  • B. Bond, Brandon Miller
  • Published 2017
  • Sociology
  • International Journal of Communication
  • Little empirical research has examined the role of televised lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) characters in the identity development of LGB youth. The present study examined the relationship between mainstream and gay- and lesbian-oriented television exposure and positive and negative self-complexities using a survey of LGB adolescents ( N = 546). Results revealed that exposure to mainstream television was negatively correlated with positive self-complexity, and exposure to gay- and lesbian… CONTINUE READING

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