Slurs , Snubs , and Queer Jokes : Incidence and Impact of Heterosexist Harassment in Academia

@inproceedings{Silverschanz2008SlursS,
  title={Slurs , Snubs , and Queer Jokes : Incidence and Impact of Heterosexist Harassment in Academia},
  author={Perry Silverschanz and Lilia M Cortina and Julie Konik and Vicki J. Magley},
  year={2008}
}
Previous research has suggested that overt hostility against sexual minorities is associated with decrements in their well-being. However, subtler forms of heterosexism and their potential effects have been overlooked, heterosexuals have not been asked how they fare in a heterosexist environment, and no research has examined whether women and men might respond differently to heterosexism. Data from 3,128 northwestern US university students (representing all sexual orientations) address these… CONTINUE READING