The lived experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students in Cavite State University - Main Campus / Rodmel Elaine L. Magat.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publication details: Indang, Cavite : Cavite State University- Main Campus, 2019.Description: xi,46 pages : illustrations ; 28 cmContent type:
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  • 306.766  M27 2018
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Abstract: MAGAT, RODMEL ELAINE L AND SELUDO, JOHN RAY A. The Lived Experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Students in Cavite State University- Main Campus. Undergraduate Thesis, Bachelor of Science in Criminology. Cavite State University, Indang, Cavite. April 2018. Dr. Susan G. Tan. This study was conducted from October 2017 to April 2018 in Cavite State University- Main Campus. The participants were selected LGBT students. The study aimed to determine the Lived Experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students in terms of family, school and community, and to determine the common problems encountered by a lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students in Cavite State University, Main Campus in terms of family, school and community. It used quota sampling method of research through interview guide questions. Based on the findings, it was found that the lived experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students in Cavite State University- Main Campus when it comes to family acceptance many parents are ashamed or embarrassed by their children's gender non-conforming behavior. They often fear that these children will be hurt by others; they need education and accurate information to support their child's emerging gender identity. However, some member of the extended family perceived that lesbian, gay, and bisexual was a black sheep in their family. Parents who have the big role ill their family also perceived rejection in lesbian, gay and bisexual. in terms of favorable and unfavorable effects of school, school have an important role to play in confronting unawareness and favor by stating to students the openness to, and awareness of lesbian, gay, and bisexual. On the other hand, school creates influence in their lives. Acceptance was one of the main issues. One who identified as LGBT experienced rejection. Meanwhile, ignoring discrimination and avoiding conflict were the issues of identity and impact by the social environment cross-cut among members of this community, there is also diversity related to gender, race, marital, age, and geography. However, we cannot avoid people who can't accept LGBT. A person gives opinion and decision that is based on judging others. Meanwhile, problems, motivation in life stated that supportive parents and families can help build self-esteem and a positive sense of self in gender nonconforming children and teens but when they feel uncomfortable or when they think being gay or transgender is wrong they fear that their family will reject and would not support them. Acceptance, bullying, discrimination and gender expression as the common problems they encountered at school. Still, there is social stigma within the community and people are easy to criticize homosexual individuals. The society is having a hard time accepting homosexual people thus these individuals prefers to hide what they really feel just to conform with what society view as the "normal." Due to this, their freedom of expression is shackled by the community as supported. Schools became a risk environment for LGBT youth as homophobic and trans-phobic bullying and harassment became emerging prominent safety concerns. Verbal abuse affects every LGBT in our community. LGBT experiences high rates of discrimination and verbal abuse from their community. It can lead to make LGBT low morale.
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Thesis (Bachelor of Science in Criminology) Cavite State University.

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College of Criminal Justice (CCJ)

MAGAT, RODMEL ELAINE L AND SELUDO, JOHN RAY A. The Lived Experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Students in Cavite State University- Main Campus. Undergraduate Thesis, Bachelor of Science in Criminology. Cavite State University, Indang, Cavite. April 2018. Dr. Susan G. Tan.
This study was conducted from October 2017 to April 2018 in Cavite State University- Main Campus. The participants were selected LGBT students. The study aimed to determine the Lived Experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students in terms of family, school and community, and to determine the common problems encountered by a lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students in Cavite State University, Main Campus in terms of family, school and community. It used quota sampling method of research through interview guide questions.
Based on the findings, it was found that the lived experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students in Cavite State University- Main Campus when it comes to family acceptance many parents are ashamed or embarrassed by their children's gender non-conforming behavior. They often fear that these children will be hurt by others; they need education and accurate information to support their child's emerging gender identity. However, some member of the extended family perceived that lesbian, gay, and bisexual was a black sheep in their family. Parents who have the big role ill their family also perceived rejection in lesbian, gay and bisexual. in terms of favorable and unfavorable effects of school, school have an important role to play in confronting unawareness and favor by stating to students the openness to, and awareness of lesbian, gay, and bisexual. On the other hand, school creates influence in their lives.
Acceptance was one of the main issues. One who identified as LGBT experienced rejection. Meanwhile, ignoring discrimination and avoiding conflict were the issues of identity and impact by the social environment cross-cut among members of this community, there is also diversity related to gender, race, marital, age, and geography. However, we cannot avoid people who can't accept LGBT. A person gives opinion and decision that is based on judging others. Meanwhile, problems, motivation in life stated that supportive parents and families can help build self-esteem and a positive sense of self in gender nonconforming children and teens but when they feel uncomfortable or when they think being gay or transgender is wrong they fear that their family will reject and would not support them. Acceptance, bullying, discrimination and gender expression as the common problems they encountered at school. Still, there is social stigma within the community and people are easy to criticize homosexual individuals. The society is having a hard time accepting homosexual people thus these individuals prefers to hide what they really feel just to conform with what society view as the "normal." Due to this, their freedom of expression is shackled by the community as supported. Schools became a risk environment for LGBT youth as homophobic and trans-phobic bullying and harassment became emerging prominent safety concerns. Verbal abuse affects every LGBT in our community. LGBT experiences high rates of discrimination and verbal abuse from their community. It can lead to make LGBT low morale.

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