Same-sex romantic attraction and experiences of violence in adolescence.

  title={Same-sex romantic attraction and experiences of violence in adolescence.},
  author={Stephen T. Russell and Bernhard Franz and Anne K. Driscoll},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  volume={91 6},
OBJECTIVES Recent national attention to hate crimes committed against lesbian, gay, and bisexual youths has highlighted the need to understand this group's experiences of violence. Using nationally representative data, we examine the associations between romantic attraction and experiences of violence, as well as the risk of witnessing violence and perpetrating violence against others. METHODS Data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health were examined. Youths reporting same… CONTINUE READING

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