Dustin Tamashiro is a psychology and queer studies major at Pitzer College, Claremont, California. He currently serves as Chairperson of the American Psychological Society's RiSE-UP LGBTIQ Research Subcommittee, and is conducting several studies focusing on bisexual identity development and biphobia in monosexual communities.
Entries by Dustin Tamashiro
social sciences >> Adolescence
The ordinary sexual uncertainty and confusion confronted by all adolescents is compounded in glbtq adolescents by fears of being stigmatized and often by internalized homophobia.
social sciences >> Coming Out
"Coming out" is the revelation or acknowledgment that one is a member of a sexual minority, a process that is at once personal and social and often political.
social sciences >> Honolulu, Hawaii
The political scene in Hawaii has been tense with regard to gay issues, but glbtq people continue to struggle to secure recognition and rights.