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LGBT Youth Struggle Worldwide, Researcher Seeks Remedy

It's no secret that minorities in the U.S. face unique challenges and often experience compromised outcomes. In fact, the story is even worse than many people think. Some Americans expect there might be a different story in countries with allegedly different views toward minorities, such as Norway. But is this, in fact, the case? As a human developmentalist, I examine data from studies that follow tens of thousands of individuals in both the U.S. and Norway to find the best predictors of success for non-heterosexual individuals.

Read the article now at http://www.livescience.com/43785-lgbt-youth-hope-nsf-bts.html

Learn more about Ryan Watson at http://cals.arizona.edu/fcs/grad/ryan_watson



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