Willingness to remain friends and attend school with lesbian and gay peers: relational expressions of prejudice among heterosexual youth.

@article{Poteat2009WillingnessTR,
  title={Willingness to remain friends and attend school with lesbian and gay peers: relational expressions of prejudice among heterosexual youth.},
  author={V. Paul Poteat and Dorothy L Espelage and Brian W. Koenig},
  journal={Journal of youth and adolescence},
  year={2009},
  volume={38 7},
  pages={952-62}
}
In this study, heterosexual students' willingness to remain friends with peers who disclose that they are gay or lesbian and their willingness to attend schools that include gay and lesbian students were examined among two large middle school and high school samples (Sample 1: n = 20,509; 50.7% girls; Sample 2: n = 16,917; 50.2% girls). Boys were less willing than girls to remain friends or attend schools with gay and lesbian peers, as were students in earlier grades than were students in later… CONTINUE READING
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