Rethinking microaggressions and anti-social behaviour against LGBTIQ+ youth

  title={Rethinking microaggressions and anti-social behaviour against LGBTIQ+ youth},
  author={James Andrew Roffee and Andrea Waling},
  journal={Safer Communities},
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to further the understanding of experiences of anti-social behaviour in LGBTIQ+ youth in university settings. Design/methodology/approach The discussion reflects on qualitative interviews with LGBTIQ+ young people studying at university (n=16) exploring their experiences of anti-social behaviour including harassment, bullying and victimisation in tertiary settings. Findings The findings demonstrate that attention… Expand
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