Other people may show their homosexuality within an exaggerated and stereotyped way.

The stigma surrounding homosexuality contributes to the identity confusion by discouraging adolescents from speaking about their growing emotions and activities with either peers or their own families. The idea they could be homosexual usually produces consternation that is considerable shame, and privacy. Not enough available information and knowledge that is accurate homosexuality and a paucity of familiar role models also play a role in identification confusion. Continue reading