Many countries (e.g., Egypt, Russia, and Uganda) have very draconian laws against LGBT individuals. Despite facing such adversity or hostility many LGBT individuals do strive and maintain their sense of self-worth. How do they do it? The collection of papers in this special issue attempts to provide some answers to this question. I will attempt to analyze two overlapping issues in these papers, and how they might inform LGBT research using a resilience lens.
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Wong, F.Y. In Search for the Many Faces of Community Resilience Among LGBT Individuals. Am J Community Psychol 55, 239–241 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10464-015-9703-5
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