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Biracial, Multiracial, and Gay or Lesbian Identity Development

Biracial, multiracial, and gay or lesbian identity development

After identifying totally with Whites for a while, I went through a period of rejecting the White race and trying to compensate for what I felt was lacking by totally immersing myself in Black culture (or what I thought was Black culture). This was no resolution either. Eventually I came to accept myself as a product of both races and realized the futility of trying to fit anyone's expectations of me.

—Helen Brody (1984, p. 15, as cited in Kerwin & Ponterotto, 1995, p. 213)

Biracial and Multiracial Identity Development

Theory and research on racial identity development presented in Chapters 4 and 5 focused on the process of identity development within a single ...

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