Bullying in Schools Towards Sexual Minority Youth

  • Varjas K
  • Dew B
  • Marshall M
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Abstract

Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, questioning and inter-sex (GLBTQI) youth, and those perceived to be GLBTQI, face extensive verbal and physical bullying in schools. Although increasing attention has been made at examining the safety concerns of sexual minority (GLBTQI) youth, there remain important gaps in the literature as well as significant sampling limitations. This article seeks to identify and respond to research gaps by: (a) reviewing existing literature about the causes and risk factors associated with homophobic bullying; (b) reviewing existing literature about the consequences associated with the victims of sexual minority bullying; (c) identifying the limitations to research procedures and methodologies that have been used to investigate this topic; and (d) proposing a research agenda for future investigations of homophobic bullying in schools. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2012 APA, all rights reserved). (journal abstract)

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Authors

  • Kris Varjas

  • Brian Dew

  • Megan Marshall

  • Emily Graybill

  • Anneliese Singh

  • Joel Meyers

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