Corpus ID: 142925989

Negative Self-Identity, Autonomy Support, and Disclosure Among Young Filipino Gay Men

  title={Negative Self-Identity, Autonomy Support, and Disclosure Among Young Filipino Gay Men},
  author={Orlando T. Rances and Ma. Regina M. Hechanova},
  journal={Philippine journal of psychology},
This study used the Theory of Reasoned Action (TRA) as a lens to examine disclosure among Filipino gay men, despite the fact that disclosure of a gay man’s sexual identity is a western construct. Specifically, it examined the relationship between negative self-identity, autonomy support, and disclosure to parents and peers of a gay man’s sexual orientation. Findings indicated that individuals having high levels of negative self-identity were less likely to disclose to both parents and peers… Expand

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