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The Paper was originally written by Pierre Tremblay and Richard Ramsay in 2000.  It  was presented by Pierre Tremblay at The 11th Annual Sociological Symposium: "Deconstructing Youth Suicide," San Diego State University - March 17, 2000 & at the Gay Men's Health Summit in Boulder, Colorado - July, 2000.  This updated interim paper was prepared in support of a Poster Presentaton with the same name at the 2004 CASP (Canadian Association For Suicide Prevention) Conference held in
Edmonton, Alberta. Original Paper.

Authors: Pierre Tremblay & Richard Ramsay 

Contents: 

Title: The Social Construction of Western Male Homosexuality: Associations With Worsening Youth Suicide Problems.

Introduction

Sexual Orientation: Binaries, Definitions, and Research Problems.

Male Homosexuality: From Common to a Rarity.

Male Youth Suicidality: Worsening over Time, Greater Risk for Homosexually Oriented Males.

Homosexually Oriented Male Youth: Ongoing Suicide Problems?

Gender Non-Conformity in Males and Community Problems.

Anti-Gay Harassment: Masculinity, the Feminine "Other," and Elevated Rates Of Suicidality.

Conclusion.

Appendix A: Four Recent Studies & The Dark Side of Resilience

Bibliography

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