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Il processo di svelamento delle persone gay e lesbiche: una panoramica della letteratura
Titolo Rivista: RIVISTA DI SESSUOLOGIA CLINICA 
Autori/Curatori: Irene Petruccelli, Vincenza Castelluzzo, Giulio D'Urso, Felipe Navarro 
Anno di pubblicazione:  2016 Fascicolo: Lingua: Italiano 
Numero pagine:  20 P. 21-40 Dimensione file:  210 KB
DOI:  10.3280/RSC2016-002002
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Il presente contributo vuole descrivere gli aspetti principali del coming out, il quale si configura come un percorso lungo ed elaborato, scandito da numerose difficoltà. Fondamentale importanza, a questo proposito, assumono i concetti d’identità sessuale e orientamento sessuale. Le persone gay e lesbiche dimostrano come la non linearità e la non corrispondenza rispettivamente fra sesso, genere, ruolo di genere sociale e sessuale, possano essere traiettorie di sviluppo sane e portatrici di benessere. Partendo da questo presupposto, il coming out si configura come un processo nel quale la persona gay e/o lesbica prende consapevolezza delle sue preferenze affettive e sessuali e le integra nella sua vita, per cui identità sociale e identità personale diventano coerenti tra loro. Inoltre, verrà messo in evidenza come le reazioni dei familiari possano incidere sul benessere psicologico dei figli gay e lesbiche.


Keywords: Coming out, omosessualità, omofobia

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