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LGBTQ+ Resources in Archives and Special Collections

The guide provides an overview of archival resources and other research materials in Ball State University Archives and Special Collections that document the experiences, perspectives, writings, and contributions of LGBTQ+ persons and the LGBTQ+ community

Introduction

This section of the resource guide contains links to print and/or digital theses, dissertations, and creative works by Ball State University undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students that address topics related to the lived experiences of LGBTQ+ persons and the LGBTQ+ community.

Resources

Bos, Ryan A. "Resident Assistants' Attitudes Toward Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered Individuals." Master's thesis, Ball State University, 1998.

Crawford, Anne M. “The Prediction of College Students’ Intentions to Live with a Gay  or Lesbian Roommate : an Application of the Theory of Reasoned Action." Master's thesis, Ball State University, 1991. 

Hammes, Kellli. "Religious and Sexual Identity among LGB Individuals Raised Christian." Undergraduate thesis, Ball State University, 2008.

Heath, Wesley E. “An Analysis of LGBT Youth Organizations and Their Effectiveness at Reducing Anxiety and Empowering LGBT Young Adults.” Master's thesis, Ball State University, 2016. 

Jamison, Joseph R. “Gay Student Development : the College Environment and Gay Male Sexual Identity.” Master's thesis, Ball State University, 2003. 

Johnson, Ethan. “The Experience of Transgender Students in Ball State’s Residence Halls : an Honors Thesis.” Undergraduate thesis, Ball State University, 2013. 

Kellams, Diana D. “Perceived Familial Support and Self-Esteem in Gay and Bisexual Men Infected with the AIDS Virus.” Master's thesis, Ball State University, 1992.

Korfhage, Bethe A. "Psychology Graduate Students’ Attitudes Toward Gay Men and Lesbian Women : Have We Made Progress?" Master's thesis, Ball State University, 2001. 

Manning, Jessica L. "Butch, Androgynous, and Femme Lesbians : Differences in Self-Esteem, Internalized Homophobia, and Passing Behaviors."  Master's thesis, Ball State University, 2005.

Matthews, Ashley E. "Barriers to Reporting Sexual Assault for Heterosexuals, Gay Men, and Lesbians : an Honors Thesis." Undergraduate thesis, 2011, Ball State University. 

Medler, Barbara R. "An Investigation of Biased Language Use as a Tool for Assessing Anti-Lesbian Prejudice Among Heterosexual Women." PhD diss. Ball State University, 2002. 

Myers, Savannah. "Gender at BSU : how nonbinary individuals practice gender in the United States." Undergraduate thesis, 2018, Ball State University. 

Ong, Katherine S. “Aversive Prejudice and Discrimination Against Gay Men.” Master's thesis, Ball State University, 2008. 

Pepper, Shanti M. "Intimate Lesbian Relationships and the Influence of Role Models and Negative Stereotypes." Master's thesis, Ball State University, 2004. 

Rios, Joseph N. "An assessment of gay, lesbian and bisexual issues at Ball State University." Master's thesis, Ball State University, 1998. 

Roll, Tully. “Examining the Impact of Internalized Heterosexism on Psychological Distress Among Gay Men : an Honors Thesis.” Undergraduate thesis, Ball State University, 2014.

Shepler, Dustin K. “Perceived Social Support of Gay, Lesbian, and Biesexual Students : Implications for Counseling Psychology.” Master's thesis, Ball State University, 2008. 

Stoner, Andrew E. “Marginalization in Middle America : a Case Study Examining Indiana Coverage of the 1993 Gay, Lesbian and Bi-Sexual March on Washington.” Master's thesis, Ball State University, 1995.

Walls, Kodee L. “Barriers to Safer Sex Practices for Lesbian and Bisexual Women.” PhD diss., Ball State University, 2016.

Wells, Kevin J. "Where are they now? : an examination on college recruitment and retention of GSRM populations." Undergraduate thesis, Ball State University, 2017.