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To understand more about behaviors that can contribute to negative health outcomes among LGB students, a question to ascertain sexual identity and a question to ascertain sex of sexual contacts was added for the first time to the national and standard Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) questionnaires.
These new data offer insight into the health risks of approximately 1.3 million LGB high school students and highlight the need for accelerated action to protect their health and well-being.
Imagine having to go from an unaccepting school environment, say, to a household that’s equally unfriendly.
Gay youth make up a disproportionately high number of homeless teens, and no wonder: these kids often don’t have a “home” or safe place to go when coping with harassment and abuse, and may even be forced from their homes by families who can’t, or won’t, accept them. Many gay youth find support among family and friends.
More than 80% of its members have earned a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctorate degree (or some combo of the three), and more than 90% are aged 30 or over.