Identity Management and Community Belonging: The Coming Out Careers of Young Disabled LGBT+ Persons

Published Date: April 3, 2020

Author: Alex Toft

Coming out is best viewed in terms of a career with no discernible endpoint. Popular discourse and stage-based models which emphasise a linear phased approach tend not to accurately represent contemporary coming out experiences. Using data from interviews, focus groups and interactive workshops, this article explores the perceptions and strategies towards coming out by young disabled LGBT+people. 

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