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Rural Roots & Urban Migrants: Coming-Out and Finding Place in the "It Gets Better" Campaign

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Finding a place in the world is difficult for anybody, but for LGBTQ individuals that experience is complicated by layers of sexuality, disclosure, and community. I analyze the "coming-out" narratives of individuals who self-identify as rural. Specifically, the current research analyzes the e-motives behind narratives from individuals who grew up
subject
Coming out
LGBT
narrative paradigm
Place
place-making
Queer
contributor
Thomas, Christopher Scott (author)
Louden, Allan (committee chair)
Atchison, Jarrod (committee member)
date
2013-06-06T21:19:31Z (accessioned)
2013 (issued)
degree
Communication (discipline)
10000-01-01 (liftdate)
embargo
forever (terms)
identifier
http://hdl.handle.net/10339/38546 (uri)
language
en (iso)
publisher
Wake Forest University
title
Rural Roots & Urban Migrants: Coming-Out and Finding Place in the "It Gets Better" Campaign
type
Thesis

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