Connell RW. Those parents may not uncommonly possess implicit or explicit negative attitudes toward homosexuality and expect their children to be heterosexual. A recent study found that sexual minority youth were bullied as early as fifth grade, which is before the majority of sexual minority youth are aware of their sexual orientation or disclose it to others.
Family acceptance in adolescence and the health of LGBT young adults. Her parents remained avoidant, however.
By that time the patient had told her father who did not attend the visit. The patient indicated a preference for the use of feminine gender pronouns. Similar to stigma related to sexual minorities and transgender individuals, stigma related to gender nonconformity is often enacted through prejudice, discrimination, and victimization.
Parental support and mental health among transgender adolescents.
Clin Psychol Rev. J Adolesc Health. This led to widespread peer rejection and shunning. A meta-analysis of disparities in childhood sexual abuse, parental physical abuse, and peer victimization among sexual minority and sexual nonminority individuals. Sexual orientation as a risk factor for bulimic symptoms.
This includes many cisgender youth growing up with LGB orientations. These patterns of coping influenced by attachment are present by and common in adolescence. Sexual attraction and trajectories of mental health and substance use during the transition from adolescence to adulthood.
Individual trajectories of substance use in lesbian, gay and bisexual youth and heterosexual youth.