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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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McConnell, E More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
Oxford Internet Institute
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Journal:
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health Journal website
Volume:
15
Issue:
6
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Article: 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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uri:14cf6602-22c7-4528-b395-6cbc7e6b6ee8
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uuid:14cf6602-22c7-4528-b395-6cbc7e6b6ee8
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pubs:856369

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