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Risk Factors, Unmet Needs, and Perceived Service Needs of Gender/Sexual Minority Emerging Adults in Phoenix

Abstract This exploratory quantitative study examined the risks and needs expressed by gender/sexual minority emerging adults in Phoenix, Arizona. Differences in experiences and perceived service needs between gender minorities and cisgender sexual minority emerging adults were also identified. Respondents (N=102) completed a 78-item questionnaire in March and April of 2015. Individuals reported high rates of risk factors and physical needs, with those individuals who were both gender and ethnic minorities more likely to report having a perceived service need than their cisgender white counterparts. In addition, the study found significant positive correlations between housing factors (i.e., having experienced homelessness, ever/currently being in f... (more)
Created Date 2016
Contributor Harner, Vern (Author) / Mendoza, Natasha (Advisor) / Holley, Lynn (Committee member) / Wolfersteig, Wendy (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Social work / LGBTQ studies / Ethnic studies / gender minority / LGBTQ / service needs / sexual minority / transgender
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 66 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Social Work 2016
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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