The Interplay between Online and Offline Explorations of Identity, Relationships, and Sex: A Mixed-Methods Study with LGBT Youth

@article{Dehaan2013TheIB,
  title={The Interplay between Online and Offline Explorations of Identity, Relationships, and Sex: A Mixed-Methods Study with LGBT Youth},
  author={Samantha Dehaan and Laura E. Kuper and Joshua C. Magee and Louisa Bigelow and Brian S. Mustanski},
  journal={The Journal of Sex Research},
  year={2013},
  volume={50},
  pages={421 - 434}
}
Although the Internet is commonly used by lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth to explore aspects of sexual health, little is known about how this usage relates to offline explorations and experiences. This study used a mixed-methods approach to investigate the interplay between online and offline explorations of multiple dimensions of sexual health, which include sexually transmitted infections, sexual identities, romantic relationships, and sexual behaviors. A diverse… 
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