Sexuality Literature Review
April 16, 2013
We have gathered information from numerous sources, and we would like to share the purpose of the literature review. The purpose of it is to provide information of the youth’s obstacles in schools and in real life experiences outside of school and although there may not be much support; but how there is many different ways in which you can support children, students and adults that struggle with their sexuality. Such support groups as the Gay-Straight Alliance which helps victims of GLBS group coup with their day to day life in society and in schools.
The problem is how sexuality is perceived in society and schools and the adversity that the LGBT community face, along with victims of sexual abuse, teen mothers and adults in their sexuality. We are here to tell you many different problems with these groups and some of the literature behind such groups, and different ways we can work together to solving these problems.
We are going to start our literature review with teen mothers who do not have father figures in their lives. Vicki Burns author of Living without a Strong Father Figure: A context for Teen Mothers Experience of Having Become Sexually Active. In this article the author was researching to find evidence that teenagers who lacked a father figure in their lives were more prone to be sexually active earlier. The data was obtained through interviews, and the author found that teens who lacked a father while growing up craved a connection with a supportive male. “For example, althoughs scholars have suggested that teens from homes in which the father is absent are more likely to become sexually active at an early age and experience subsequent teen pregnancies (Burns 293). So teens that lack a father figure are more likely to have early sexual experiences and become teen mothers.
Another article that we found interesting was “Teen Pregnancy and the...