Victimization of lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth in community settings

  title={Victimization of lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth in community settings},
  author={N. W. Pilkington and A. D'augelli},
  journal={Journal of Community Psychology},
  • N. W. Pilkington, A. D'augelli
  • Published 1995
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Community Psychology
  • One hundred ninety-four lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth between the ages of 15 and 21 were surveyed about victimization due to their sexual orientation. Three areas were assessed: (1) the prevalence of different kinds of victimization, ranging from verbal abuse to armed assault; (2) the specific social contexts in which anti-lesbian/gay victimization occurred, including family, school, work, and the broader community; and (3) correlates of anti– lesbian/gay victimization, including age-related… CONTINUE READING
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