Embracing the Rainbow: LGBTQ Youth Navigating “Safe” Spaces and Belonging in North America

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04/02/2016 12:00 am

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While rainbows and safe space stickers have been a part of health care and school interventions promoting LGBTQ youth health and well-being, little research has been published describing how youth perceive and use the symbol. As part of a larger study on LGBTQ youth wellness, we explored youth perceptions of the rainbow and other symbols in creating supportive environments.

Author: Jennifer M. Wolowic, MA, Carolyn Porta, PhD, Marla Eisenberg, ScD; Laura Heston, MA; Elizabeth Saewyc, PhD, FSAHM; Carolyn Porta, PhD; Marla Eisenberg, ScD

Source: http://www.jahonline.org/article/S1054-139X%2815%2900413-9/fulltext

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