Rural school experiences of South African gay and transgender youth

  title={Rural school experiences of South African gay and transgender youth},
  author={Joseph Daniels and Helen E Struthers and Kabelo Maleke and Christina J. Catabay and Tim Lane and James A McIntyre and Thomas D. Coates},
  journal={Journal of LGBT Youth},
  pages={355 - 379}
Abstract Low educational attainment, often a lack of a high school diploma or matriculation degree, has been linked to negative health outcomes and lower quality of life for sexual and gender minorities globally. However, optimism and resiliency have been demonstrated to provide buffering effects on school dropout. We conducted a study in a South African rural setting to understand the school experiences of gay men, drag queens, and transgender women in Mpumalanga, South Africa. We recruited 35… 

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