The New Gay Teenager
Gay, straight, bisexual: how much does sexual orientation matter to a teenager's mental health or sense of identity? In this down-to-earth book, filled with the voices of young people speaking for themselves, Savin-Williams argues that the standard image of gay youth presented by mental health researchers--as depressed, isolated, drug-dependent, even suicidal--may have been exaggerated even twenty years ago, and is far from accurate today.
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Review: The New Gay Teenager (Adolescent Lives)User Review - Emily Burke - Goodreads
This book was depressing. The entire premise is that gay teens no longer feel passionately about political issues, specifically ones that effect the LGBT community. I know this isn't true, thank god ... Read full review
Review: The New Gay Teenager (Adolescent Lives)User Review - Jantine - Goodreads
A must-read for every researcher in the field of LGB youth. I was fascinated and blown away when I first read it. It was en eye-opener for me. However, I have become more critical now, since I wonder ... Read full review