By Anahí Viladrich Ph.D, Sana Loue (auth.), Sana Loue (eds.)
Sexualities and Identities of Minority Women
Edited by way of Sana Loue, Case Western Reserve college, Cleveland, OH
This singular quantity addresses the problems confronting minority ladies of numerous sexual orientations (lesbian, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, and questioning)—challenges that regularly diverge considerably from these of different ladies of colour, and from these affecting minority males who've intercourse with males. Contributions from students, public wellbeing and fitness pros, and individuals of the neighborhood exhibit a variety of developmental, relational, political, and felony issues which were given scant recognition in both the minority or the sexual minority literature. From those diversified views, studies of stigma and cohesion, isolation and desire, are mentioned with infrequent sensitivity and perception. Key components of assurance include:
- Development of sexual id and minority identification: similarities and differences.
- Minority sexual prestige between minorities/minority prestige between sexual minorities.
- Constructing the relatives: social and felony aspects.
- Navigating the wellbeing and fitness care process: from entry to care to disclosure to providers.
- Safety and violence within the office and community.
- Religion and spirituality: exclusion and support.
Sexualities and Identities of Minority Women isn't just a resource of practice-enhancing info, but in addition a chance to listen to the voices of its topic, making the booklet specifically suitable to well-being care companies, and to pros and researchers in psychology, sexuality, public health and wellbeing, wellbeing and fitness coverage, social paintings, and counseling. it really is appropriate as a graduate-level textual content in any of those fields.
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D’Augelli, Pilkington, & Hershberger, 2002; Herek, 1993, 2009; Herek, Gillis, Cogan, & Glunt, 1997; Otis & Skinner, 1996; Pilkington & D’Augelli, 1995; Rayburn, Earleywine, & Davidson, 2003). For example, a national poll found that nearly three quarters of LGBs had experienced verbal harassment and nearly one-third reported physical abuse due to their sexual orientation (Kaiser Family Foundation, 2001). However, prevalence estimates for hate crimes and other types of victimization can differ widely depending on the age of the sample, the time period queried, and the methodology used; in addition, much of the research in this area has been conducted with nonprobability samples, which may differ in important ways from the larger LGB population.