Internalized homophobia, psychological state, intimate actions, and outness of gay/bisexual males from Southwest Asia

Internalized homophobia, psychological state, intimate actions, and outness of gay/bisexual males from Southwest Asia

Abstract

Background

Personal attitudes toward male homosexuality in Asia thus far continue to be perhaps not optimistic. Intimate minorities in Asia have actually reported high quantities of internalized homophobia.

Techniques

This study that is internet-based the associations among internalized homophobia, psychological state, sexual habits, and outness among 435 gay/bisexual males in Southwest China from 2014 to 2015. Latent profile analysis, confirmatory element analysis, univariate logistic regression, and split multivariate logistic regression analyses had been carried out.

Conclusions

These findings play a role in our knowledge of internalized homophobia in Asia, and highlight the necessity to decrease gay-related stress/distress that is psychological enhance general general public health services.

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