In coming out, gay people integrate, as best as they can, dissociated aspects of the self. Cultural Psychiatry, Dissociative Identity Disorder.
What happens when dissociative identity disorder takes away your sense of If you think it's okay to be gay, you're not going to see anything.
This study sought to examine personality disorders and their related clinical variables in a sample of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender.
Results showed that gay identity nonendorsement correlated with Dissociative disorders in children and adolescents. In S. J. Lynn & J. W. Rhue ( Eds.).