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What is it really like to be Black or Asian and gay?
Coming out as gay can be a challenging process – both psychologically and socially. One is seldom certain of how others – friends and family members – will react to this news. The individual may conjure up memories of ...
Bridging micro, meso and macro processes in social psychology
In this chapter, we argue that a multilevel analysis of social psychological phenomena, which acknowledges cognition and behavior at macro, meso, and micro levels and the interrelations between them, is necessary. We propose ...
Muslim LGB people
The social sciences have long been concerned with how human beings interact with, and make sense of, their social environments; indeed, social psychology seeks to integrate the societal and psychological levels of analysis ...
Homosexuality and Islam
While homosexuality has gained greater social acceptance in many Western societies, it remains highly stigmatized and, in most cases, forbidden in mainstream Islam. Theologically based homophobia has given rise to negative ...
Identity - Social Psychological Aspects
Nowhere is the concept of identity more relevant than in the domains of “race,” ethnicity, and nation, given that these social categories can gain particular social and psychological traction when they are construed as ...