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Analysis of GLBTQ Youth Community-Based Programs in the United States.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23101498     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (GLBTQ) youth face oppression despite some increases in cultural support for GLBTQ individuals. Research has revealed the psychological and social distress associated with oppression and the benefits of peer social support programs. This study was conducted to analyze the types and frequency of services, age of participants, and organizational structures of the 116 GLBTQ community-based programs operating in the United States. Using an Internet survey, information from 61 of the programs was secured. The results revealed the community-based youth programs provide critical and unique programs and services that can promote the mental and physical health of GLBTQ youth.
Authors:
Kenneth D Allen; Phillip L Hammack; Heather L Himes
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of homosexuality     Volume:  59     ISSN:  1540-3602     ISO Abbreviation:  J Homosex     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7502386     Medline TA:  J Homosex     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1289-306     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
a The National GLBTQ Youth Foundation , New York , New York , USA.
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