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Religion and Spirituality

  • Juan Battle
  • Antonio (Jay) PastranaJr
  • Angelique Harris
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Abstract

While challenging stereotypical narratives, this chapter focuses on major themes as it relates to Asian and Pacific Islander LGBT communities: diversity in religious experiences and homophobia.

Keywords

Religion Spirituality Homophobia 

References

  1. Battle, J, A.J Pastrana Jr., and J Daniels. 2013. Social Justice Sexuality Survey: The Executive Summary for the Asian and Pacific Islander Sample. New York. Retrieved from http://socialjusticesexuality.com/files/2014/09/API_ExecutiveSummary_062013.pdf.
  2. Newport, F. 2014. LGBT Population in U.S. Significantly Less Religious. Gallup. Retrieved from http://www.gallup.com/poll/174788/lgbt-population-significantly-less-religious.aspx
  3. Pew Research Center. 2012. Asian Americans: A Mosaic of Faiths. Pew Research Center. Retrieved from http://www.pewforum.org/2012/07/19/asian-americans-a-mosaic-of-faiths-overview/.
  4. Pew Research Center. 2013b. The Rise of Asian Americans. Pew Research Center. Retrieved from http://www.pewsocialtrends.org/files/2013/04/Asian-Americans-new-full-report-04-2013.pdf.

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© The Author(s) 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  • Juan Battle
    • 1
  • Antonio (Jay) PastranaJr
    • 2
  • Angelique Harris
    • 3
  1. 1.Graduate CenterCity University of New YorkNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.John Jay College of Criminal JusticeCity University of New YorkNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.Marquette UniversityMilwaukeeUSA

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