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Protective Factors for LGBTI+ Youth Wellbeing: A Scoping Review Underpinned by Recognition Theory

Nerilee Ceatha, Aaron C. C. Koay, Conor Buggy, Oscar James, Louise Tully, Marta Bustillo, Des Crowley
2021 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
Considerable research has been undertaken regarding the mental health inequalities experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI+) youth as a consequence of societal and individual  ...  This explored the extent, range and nature of the peer-reviewed, published, academic literature on what is known about the protective factors that promote LGBTI+ youth wellbeing.  ...  Nerilee Ceatha would like to thank Diarmuid Stokes, subject liaison librarian, UCD Library for one-to-one, online training in developing database searches, piloting screening tools and reference management  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph182111682 pmid:34770199 pmcid:PMC8583439 fatcat:ci4ivcfqujfflgk5bnqlrhjzza

Minority stress, distress, and suicide attempts in three cohorts of sexual minority adults: A U.S. probability sample

Ilan H Meyer, Stephen T Russell, Phillip L Hammack, David M Frost, Bianca D M Wilson
2021 PLoS ONE  
Minority stress theory predicts that health of sexual minorities is predicated on the social environment.  ...  These findings suggest that changes in the social environment had limited impact on stress processes and mental health for sexual minority people.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors thank Evan Krueger and Winston Luhur for data analyses and Eric Lindberg for copy editing.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0246827 pmid:33657122 pmcid:PMC7928455 fatcat:s76bd7c3obc73adro4ngzlthei

An Analysis of LGBTQIA+ University Students' Perceptions about Sexual and Gender Diversity

Harold Tinoco-Giraldo, Eva María Torrecilla Sánchez, Francisco J. García-Peñalvo
2021 Sustainability  
The results showed that there is currently a greater knowledge of the subject of sexual and gender diversity and of the spaces and resources offered by the university on the subject compared to previous  ...  years, however, it is found that knowledge is still limited and that this knowledge may possibly be due to the faculty in which they study.  ...  Acknowledgments: This work is carried out in the Doctorate Programme Formación en la Sociedad del Conocimiento de la Universidad de Salamanca [60] [61] [62] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/su132111786 fatcat:kqkvgffv5bc4jd7jz6i4z25fhi

Research on alcohol and other drug (AOD) use among sexual minority women: A global scoping review

Tonda L. Hughes, Cindy B. Veldhuis, Laurie A. Drabble, Sharon C. Wilsnack, Russell Kabir
2020 PLoS ONE  
Until the 1980s, the limited research on alcohol and other drug (AOD) use among sexual minority women (SMW) focused on alcohol and used samples recruited from gay bars, resulting in inflated estimates  ...  In general, more high-quality research on SMW's use of AODs is needed, but gaps and limitations are particularly large in non-western countries.  ...  The authors are grateful to Kelly Martin, Nina Johal, Robyn Nisi, and Pat Ruch for their assistance with the literature search, compiling article information, and formatting the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0229869 pmid:32187200 fatcat:ga275upl7jcjzmtiqaaphq2pky

The influence of multiple oppressions on women of color's experiences with insidious trauma

Laurel B. Watson, Cirleen DeBlaere, Kimberly J. Langrehr, David G. Zelaya, Mirella J. Flores
2016 Journal of Counseling Psychology  
The feminist identity composite: a confirmatory factor analysis with sexual minority women.  ...  For example, Lehavot and Simoni (2011) examined the relationship between minority stressors (i.e, LGB victimization, concealment, and internalized homophobia) and health-related outcomes (i.e., mental  ...  as queer, 8 (2.2%) identified as exclusively heterosexual, 8 (2.2%) identified as asexual, 4 (1.1%) identified as pansexual, 3 (.8%) identified as questioning, and 3 (.8%) reported not identifying with  ... 
doi:10.1037/cou0000165 pmid:27505284 fatcat:rkt5s6biufhlzgn53qvtxk2rmu

Sexual Health Interventions Inclusive of Sexual Minority Youth: A Systematic Review

Rossana Roberts
2020
Despite this shift, sexual minority youth (SMY, i.e., lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer and questioning individuals ages 13 through 18 years old) are at heightened risk for engaging in sexual risk behaviors  ...  and experiencing negative sexual health outcomes such as sexual victimization and sexually transmitted infections.  ...  Search terms used Sexual minority lesbian OR lesbians OR gay OR homosexual OR homosexuals OR bisexual OR bisexuals OR queer OR questioning OR asexual OR sexual minority OR sexual minorities OR SMY  ... 
doi:10.17615/rcvc-3n62 fatcat:ur3mpousljb6pcwkgqtvto6jvy

The Mental Health Disparity Among Nonheterosexuals: Risk, Resiliency, and New Perspectives to Consider in the Context of Mormonism

Katherine Ann Crowell
2014
In attempts to address existing limitations and further the existing body of mental health risk and resiliency research among sexually diverse populations, three studies were conducted that sought to (  ...  Despite substantial existing evidence that sexually diverse populations are at increased risk for mental health concerns due primarily to minority stress, how the underlying mechanisms of minority stress  ...  and mental health concerns among sexual minorities.  ... 
doi:10.26076/5965-2233 fatcat:lb56h5pkinaxhpvquhhzsa65xq

The queer sexual citizen : bisexual and queer young women's sexual health in Tasmania

RF Grant
2020
Furthermore, bisexual and queer women's sexual health is absent from most mainstream Australian public health research, policy, and practice.  ...  3) What are the effects of these experiences on the health-­‐seeking behaviours and sexual health outcomes of Tasmanian queer young women?  ...  Their willingness to share their stories and the trust they put in me was truly humbling. Not only did these women provide me with a snapshot into their intimate lives but they also Acknowledgments  ... 
doi:10.25959/100.00030038 fatcat:odjbuqyucncrfdme4yi567xz2q

Who is More Likely to Self-Injure? Exploring the Risk and Protective Factors for the Engagement of NSSI Among Sexual and Gender Minority Youth

Clarissa Cheong
2016
Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) youth have been identified as a high-risk group for those who engage in nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI).  ...  However, there has been little research in understanding the nature of self-injury among SGM youth.  ...  Sexual orientation identity distribution for this sample: 22.8% gay, 16.3% bisexual, 13.8% queer, 8.1% did not specify preference, 7.3% lesbian, 7.3% straight, 5.7% heterosexual, 5.7% pansexual, 4.1% asexual  ... 
doi:10.7939/r3ft8ds6c fatcat:e3r356cfijc5vhpdahvxk5v6yq

Young women's retrospective accounts of their experience of same-sex sexual desire in adolescence

Corinne Logan
2004
It is anticipated that this research will help to redress the 'missing discourse of desire' in research and in social constructions of young women's sexuality, and contribute to the development of knowledge  ...  Seven women aged 19-25 participated in this qualitative study on young women's retrospective accounts of their experience of same-sex sexual desire in adolescence.  ...  Some girls may also wish to adopt a label to reflect their same-sex desire and sexual identity (e.g., lesbian, bisexual, dyke, queer, pansexual, etc.) .  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0053780 fatcat:cq3wol256raohpxafjacocslw4

Sexual and Religious Identity Development Among Adolescent and Emerging Adult Sexual Minorities

Angie L. Dahl
2011
For lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, and allied (LGBTQA) youths, the process of development may be complicated in a religious context due to denominational positions on same-sex  ...  A proportion of the participants indicated experiencing guilt, conflict, and mental health difficulties, which many participants related to their emerging sexual orientation and religious involvement.  ...  Overall, the findings are mixed; the relationship between sexual minority religiosity and mental health is inconclusive.  ... 
doi:10.26076/a2f3-2cc4 fatcat:inrjaqhwhje4vor5uebtswmeva

Nonsuicidal Self-Injury Among Gender Minority Populations: A Mixed Methods Investigation

Kasey B. Jackman
2017
An integrative review of the current literature about NSSI among sexual and gender minority populations established that NSSI is reported at higher rates by sexual and gender minorities than by cisgender  ...  Aspects of Nock's model that were supported included risk factors for NSSI (adverse childhood experiences), intrapersonal and interpersonal vulnerability factors, and identification with the behavior.  ...  This includes people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, asexual, or pansexual, among other terms.  ... 
doi:10.7916/d89p3d6h fatcat:noeubhkcwnb7pdmwo255hc374u

Multi-case Study with Canadian Gay Straight Alliances (GSAs)

Lindsay K. Herriot
2015
School based gay straight alliances (GSAs) are primarily North American extracurricular clubs that foster support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer  ...  Some of the labels relating to sexual orientation and gender identity included lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, questioning, asexual, pansexual, gender queer, gender fluid, sexuality fluid, and female to  ...  under the age of 18) is being mentally, sexually, or physically harmed, or at risk of being mentally, sexually, or physically harmed. o Should you report harm to a youth (a person under the age of 18)  ... 
doi:10.7939/r3pr7n27f fatcat:c3r3aqcrlrcyfazx2lbt4qtcxu

Sexual Orientation Change Efforts, Identity Conflict, and Psychosocial Health Amongst Same-Sex Attracted Mormons

John P. Dehlin
2015
with psychosocial harm (e.g., internalized homophobia, sexual identity distress, depression): (a) embracing biological (vs. developmental) views on the cau [...]  ...  , and negatively with internalized homophobia, identity confusion, depression, and sexual identity distress.  ...  article prepared by us and that you include any amendments or deletions or warnings relating to the article issued or published by us; in compliance with the embargo periods detailed below; and only with  ... 
doi:10.26076/629f-6783 fatcat:obb2ffa3dvbsxftsotimkow2fe

The Culture of Sexuality: Identification, Conceptualization, and Acculturation Processes Within Sexual Minority and Heterosexual Cultures

Joshua Glenn Parmenter
2018
the LGBTQ+ and heterosexual cultures, and how LGBTQ+ people make decisions to conceal or "come out" about their sexual identity depending on the environment.  ...  This study aimed to provide insights into the experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer/questioning (LGBTQ+) people within LGBTQ+ culture, and to explore how they disclose or conceal  ...  Squid shared the aftermath and how the stress and anxiety of disclosing his identity impacted his mental and physical health. it was a risk, and looking back on the experience I don't know if it's a risk  ... 
doi:10.26076/6b0b-7c10 fatcat:fjldu7w2b5aulklgi5dfj2ynh4
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