International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

The Topic of LGBT in the Youth Media of the United States and Russia
Anastasiia Lyzhenkova

Currently, much attention is paid to sexuality education, an important topic for teenagers and young adults is the issue of gender identity. Many young people are looking for answers on the Internet and in the media. Therefore, in many magazines for the youth audience there are sections specifically about the problems and life of the LGBTQ+ community. The purpose of the study: to identify features and similarities in the coverage of the LGBTQ+ topic in publications for young girls in Russia and the United States. The empirical base was publications on the websites of the magazines ELLE Girl (Russia) and Seventeen (USA). The study identified the key forms and features of the presentation of materials on the topic of the LGBT community.

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