School safety experiences of high school youth across sexual orientation and gender identity

  title={School safety experiences of high school youth across sexual orientation and gender identity},
  author={Brittanie Atteberry-Ash and Shanna K. Kattari and Stephanie R. Speer and Samantha Guz and Leonardo Kattari},
  journal={Children and Youth Services Review},
Alcohol use at the intersection of sexual orientation and gender identity in a representative sample of youth in Colorado.
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Differential Experiences of Mental Health among Transgender and Gender-Diverse Youth in Colorado
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School bullying and students’ sense of safety in school: the moderating role of school climate
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School Climate for Transgender Youth: A Mixed Method Investigation of Student Experiences and School Responses
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Gender Minority Social Stress in Adolescence: Disparities in Adolescent Bullying and Substance Use by Gender Identity
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Effects of at-school victimization and sexual orientation on lesbian, gay, or bisexual youths' health risk behavior.
Evidence of Diverse Identities in a Large National Sample of Sexual and Gender Minority Adolescents.
  • R. Watson, C. Wheldon, R. Puhl
  • Sociology
    Journal of research on adolescence : the official journal of the Society for Research on Adolescence
  • 2019
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