Gay male college students are more motivated to learn and more likely to be mentored than their straight counterparts, and their above-average grades suggest this kind of engagement makes a real difference. Those are some of the findings of an intriguing new look at sexual minorities on American college campuses, which has just been published in the journal Economics of Education Review. According to the researchwhich is apparently the first of its kind, gay male undergraduates appear to be doing quite well: Their grade point average is about 2 percent higher than that of straight males at the same institution.
Skip to search form Skip to main content. Stevens Published DOI: One central category finding empowerment and 5 integrative categories self-acceptance, disclosure to others, environmental influences, individual factors, and exploring multiple identities emerged from the research.
All colleges and universities claim to have campus pride. Believe it or not, most colleges and universities across the country are just now catching up to the academic, social, and mental health needs of the LGBTQ community. Thankfully, an increasing number of schools are ahead of the curve in creating a campus culture that not only protects its LGBTQ students, but allows them to thrive.
The Urban Review. This study explores the college choice process for Black gay males and what factors played significant roles in why they chose to attend either HBCUs or PWIs. Findings revealed that these students considered race and sexual orientation in different ways when deciding to attend either an HBCU or PWI.
This American Presidential election race hasn't been a pleasant thing to watch. In fact, it's been a well-manicured, expensively-buffed torrent of slander, seeking to debase candidates on both sides. All the usual smear campaign tactics have been employed, as you'd expect, but a man named Jerome R.
A new analysis suggests that's the case, and that academic work -- at once solitary and social in nature -- makes it particularly attractive to those who are not straight. Academic work is often solitary, but succeeding in the professoriate arguably requires social acumen. So is that why gay men and women are disproportionately represented among academics?
It all started last week when year-old Michael Key posted a heartbreaking video to his Twitter page alleging sexual misconduct by a male faculty member that went unaddressed by the school for over a year and a half. During a press conference yesterday, attorney Tiffany M. Simmons said that, in addition Key, she has been contacted by two more students within the last 48 hours with similar allegations of sexual misconduct at the hands of Morehouse administrators and staff.
Are you looking for a royal-commoner romance? A fake marriage? Over the years, these tales of queer happily ever afters have brought me much joy and comfort.
It has been used in various languages since the early 20th century as a means by which members of the LGBT community identify themselves and speak in code with brevity and speed to others. Because of sodomy laws and threat of prosecution due to the criminalization of homosexualityLGBT slang has served as an argot or canta secret language and a way for the LGBT community to communicate with each other publicly without revealing their sexual orientation to others. During the first seven decades of the 20th century, a specific form of Polari was developed by gay men and lesbians in urban centres of the United Kingdom within established LGBT communities.