Lesbians' and gay men's experiences of discrimination and harassment in a university community

  title={Lesbians' and gay men's experiences of discrimination and harassment in a university community},
  author={A. D'augelli},
  journal={American Journal of Community Psychology},
  • A. D'augelli
  • Published 1989
  • Medicine
  • American Journal of Community Psychology
  • A survey of 125 lesbians and gay men in a university community was conducted to determine the incidence of discrimination, harassment, and violence. Nearly three fourths had experienced verbal abuse; 26% were threatened with violence; and 17% had personal property damaged. Students and roommates were most often those responsible. Most incidents were not reported to authorities, and many made changes in their daily routines to avoid harm. Over half of the sample feared for their personal safety… CONTINUE READING
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