Minority Stress and the Risk of Unwanted Sexual Experiences in LGBQ Undergraduates

  title={Minority Stress and the Risk of Unwanted Sexual Experiences in LGBQ Undergraduates},
  author={Gabriel R Murchison and Melanie Boyd and John E. Pachankis},
  journal={Sex Roles},
Sexual assault is prevalent among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and queer (LGBQ) college students, but its relationship to anti-LGBQ stigma has not been established. The goal of the present study was to determine whether minority stress, specifically internalized homophobia, predicted unwanted sexual experiences among LGBQ undergraduates (N = 763), whether routine behaviors (number of consensual sexual partners and alcohol use) mediated this relationship, and whether sense of LGBTQ community was a… 
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