Journal of Sex Research. Respondents could have used any identity labels referring to themselves e. Moreover, the disadvantage in social well-being associated with bisexual identity was fully mediated by levels of community connectedness and identity valence, underscoring the importance of these factors in determining bisexual men and women's perception of their relation to their social environment. A lesbian professor shared her sexual orientation with two classes and withheld this information from two other comparable classes. Publisher Synopsis This book is the most comprehensive work on lesbian and gay issues to date, and will be a classic in the field. Psychological perspectives on lesbian and gay male experiences. We assessed net worth by asking participants to calculate how much money they would have or owe after converting all assets to cash and paying all debts Conger et al.
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Psychological perspectives on lesbian, gay, and bisexual experiences
Mental health and substance use disorders among Latino and Asian American lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults. Thus, although our findings provide some support to the extra burden associated with disadvantaged status, we do not directly test whether, in fact, this is the working of specific stressors, per se, or whether the mediators we examined work by ameliorating the impact of specific stressors. Evidently, the high rates of mental health issues among LGBTQ communities has been perpetuated, and continues to be so, by systemic prejudice and discrimination against LGBTQ individuals. A review of a growing literature. Sex Education, 4 3—