Abstract

This paper focuses on the implications of being an “insider” (emic perspective) versus being an “outsider” (etic perspective) when conducting research involving sexual minorities.

Keywords

sexual minorities, emic, etic, insider, outsider

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“You Know What I’m Saying”: Emic and Etic Considerations in Research Involving Sexual Minorities

This paper focuses on the implications of being an “insider” (emic perspective) versus being an “outsider” (etic perspective) when conducting research involving sexual minorities.