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Nirvaan Mehta

International School of HyderabadClass of 2023Hyderabad, Telengana

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  • "What are the effects of (good?) queer media on queer (adolescents'?) identity development?" with mentor Jenny (Working project)

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What are the effects of (good?) queer media on queer (adolescents'?) identity development?

Started Mar. 14, 2022

Abstract or project description

The project will be a synthesized literature review. Nirvaan will publish the project to a student journal. The research questions are: (a) Why do queer adolescents use queer-friendly online spaces? (b) What are the effects of queer-friendly online spaces on queer adolescents? Topics the literature review will cover include peer relationships, community building, identity development, and psychosocial adjustment.