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“Everybody puts their whole life on facebook”: Identity management and the online social networks of LGBTQ youth

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© 2018 by the authors. Licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) youth and young adults almost inevitably “come out”, or self-disclose their identity to others. Some LGBTQ youth are more uniformly “out”, while others may disclose to some groups but not others. This selective disclosure is complicated on real name social media sites, which tend to encourage a unified presentation of self across social contexts. We explore these complications with...

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Peer reviewed

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10.3390/ijerph15061078

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
Oxford Internet Institute
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National Institute on Drug Abuse
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K08DA037825-01A1
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National Institute of Mental Health
Grant:
R21MH0954012
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Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Well-being at Northwestern University
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Sexualities Project at Northwestern
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MDPI
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International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health More from this journal
Volume:
15
Issue:
6
Article number:
1078
Publication date:
2018-05-26
Acceptance date:
2018-05-24
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EISSN:
1660-4601
ISSN:
1661-7827
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pubs:856369
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uuid:14cf6602-22c7-4528-b395-6cbc7e6b6ee8
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856369
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2018-07-13

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