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Moments in Time: Growing up Queer in Post-War Scotland

  • Jeffrey Meek
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Part of the Genders and Sexualities in History Series book series (GSX)

Abstract

Growing up within an environment where hostile and discrediting discourses of homosexuality operate can have a negative impact upon the self-concept of non-heterosexuals.1 In Scotland, during the first three quarters of the twentieth century social and institutional attitudes to homosexuality were largely discrediting; therefore, it is important to establish just what influence these discourses had on gay and bisexual men (GBM) during their formative years. Additionally, it is also relevant to examine how processes of identity formation in adolescence impact upon self-identity schemas among GBM in adulthood.

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Sexual Experience Popular Representation School Friend Mutual Masturbation Childhood Sexual Experience 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeffrey Meek
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  1. 1.University of GlasgowUK

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