Lifestyles and identity maintenance among gay Japanese-American males
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An exploratory study of thirteen Japanese-American gay men residing in the Los Angeles area found that those men who had disclosed their sexual orientation to family members were more likely to express more positive attitudes concerning a variety of issues. Detailed personal accounts of these patterns are presented along with discussions of how Asian homosexuals maintain their “double-minority” identities as both Japanese and gay.
KeywordsFamily Member Sexual Orientation Social Policy Positive Attitude Social Issue
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