The aim of the study was to explore
the influence of social media and social support on the flourishing homosexual identity
in Accra, Ghana. The objectives were to determine the extent to which social support
influence’s homosexual identity, the correlation between homosexual identity and
flourishing levels among homosexuals, to ascertain the extent to which media, emotional,
and social support predicts how homosexuals flourish, and finally to as
certain how differences in
the level of education predict how homosexuals flourish in Accra, Ghana. A case
study design was employed. The population for this study
was associates of the homosexual
Community in Accra-Ghana. Using a purposive sampling technique, 142 homosexual respondents
answered a standard questionnaire. Berlin Social Support scale (BSSS), Diener Flourishing
scale Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identity Scale were used on demographics, social
support, flourishing, and lesbian, gay, bisexual identity. Data was analysed using
simple linear regression, Pearson product-moment correlation coefficient, and one-way
analysis of variance. Results obtained indicated that social support
does not predict homosexual identity among homosexuals in Accra. As an individual
homosexual identity increases so does the level with which the individual flourishes.
Thirdly, social media emotional, and social support was found to be a predictor
of flourishing among homosexuals in Accra. Finally, the results also indicated that
differences in the level of education do not predict how homosexuals flourish in
Accra. The conclusion indicates that study has shown that differences in the level
of education among homosexuals do not influence the extent to which homosexuals
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