Coming out in the family context is a subject that has not been widely investigated in the scientific literature. This study aimed to present an integrative review of the scientific literature to understand the repercussions of young adult homosexuals revealing their sexual orientation to their families. Qualitative studies with homosexuals predominate, both with gays and lesbians, and others that highlight the role of the family in the coming out, which allows to know and identify issues related to the process of revelation or concealment of homosexuality. The studies also assessed the participation and feelings resulting from coming out to the family, with contexts in which conflicts prevailed observed and others in which there was acceptance by the family members. Cases in which young people turned to social networks as a support reference in the coming out process were also observed.
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Little is known about how adolescents cope with minority stressors related to sexual orientation. Further, the study examined associations between LGB minority stress coping and young adult psychosocial adjustment and high school attainment. Validation and reliability was found for three minority stress coping strategies: LGB-specific strategies e. LGB-specific strategies were associated with better psychosocial adjustment and greater likelihood of high school attainment in young adulthood, while alternative-seeking and cognitive-based strategies were associated with poorer adjustment and less likelihood of high school attainment. For example, LGB adolescents are at increased risk for self-reported depressive symptoms Marshal et al. According to this theory, proximal e.
Coping with Sexual Orientation-Related Minority Stress
LSC organizations are included in our marketing materials, have access to a display case at the LCC and have after-hours access to the building. The mission of the group is to support and advance professional development of Zamorano students and alumni in all academic, social and research activities at Purdue University. AZA aims to be the foremost association in finding career opportunities for Zamorano students at Purdue University and provide networking opportunities among AZA members. Are you not Brazilian? It doesn't matter!
ACS has several special interest groups and societies that promote diversity. Such groups include:. Their mission is to promote, cultivate, and honor excellence in education and leadership among Latino engineers and scientists. Founded in , the NSBE supports and promotes the aspirations of collegiate and pre-collegiate students and technical professionals in engineering and technology. Their objective was to form a national organization of professional engineers to serve as role models in the Hispanic community.