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Minority Nonheterosexual Women and the Formulation of Identity

  • Sana Loue
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This volume focuses on identities and sexualities of minority women. Who are minority women, and exactly what do we mean by identities and sexualities? Identity refers to that which each woman tells herself about who she is when she is alone with herself. The term is also understood as that which each context to which she is field sensitive calls forth in a given moment (Espín, 1987, pp. 35–36).

Keywords

Sexual Orientation Sexual Desire Sexual Minority Sexual Identity Identity Development 
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  1. 1.Department of Epidemiology and BiostatisticsSchool of Medicine, Case Western Reserve UniversityClevelandUSA

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