Marginalization and loneliness among sexual minorities: How are they linked?

Eddy Elmer, Theo G. van Tilburg, C.M. Fokkema

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Why are LGBTQ people more likely to be lonelier than heterosexuals peers? This blog by Eddy Elmer, MA; PhD Student, Dept. of Sociology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam outlines the findings of a new large-scale study which Eddy co-authored with Theo Van Tilburg and Tineke Fokkema (details below) and was recently published in the Archives of Sexual Behavior. The full paper, Minority Stress and Loneliness in a Global Sample of Sexual Minority Adults: The Roles of Social Anxiety, Social Inhibition, and Community Involvement. The full paper can be found at DOI: 10.1007/s10508-021-02132-3
Original languageEnglish
Media of outputOnline
Publication statusPublished - 27 Feb 2022


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