Students and alumni affiliated with faith-based institutions of higher education who experience same-sex attraction regardless of identity label or behavior (“sexual minorities”) shared some of their experiences in these unique settings. The results of this study are consistent with existing research in this area suggesting that sexual minorities may be a distinct group in several important ways. We reported on their experiences of milestone events, meaning-making associated with identity, and concerns about campus climate in light of a range of perspectives on religious doctrine and institutional policies.
Yarhouse, Mark A.; Doolin, Holly; Watson, Kristina; and Campbell, Melissa C.
"Experiences of Students and Alumni Navigating Sexual Identity in Faith-Based Higher Education: A Qualitative Study,"
Growth: The Journal of the Association for Christians in Student Development: Vol. 14
, Article 3.
Available at: https://pillars.taylor.edu/acsd_growth/vol14/iss14/3