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LGBTQ Youth Statistics

Source indicated in p) LGBT students are three times as likely as non- LGBT students SURVIVE to say that they do not feel safe at 22% 7% school e Youthi 9: SCHOOL Facts about LGBTQ. * LGBT students felt unsafe at school 10. outof 10 LGBT students experienced harassment at school transgender students 190% Lesbian, gay, and bisexual had been verbally harassed (e.g., called names or threatened in the past year at school because of their sexual orientation (89%) & gender expression (89%) adolescents are more likely to use drugs and alcohol than are heterosexual teens (2009) (4) It is estimated that between 9. S of LGBT students have been harassed or assaulted 20% & 40% Sexual minority youth, or teens that identify themselves as gay, lesbian or bisexual, of all homeless youth identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, and/or transgender 62% bullied are of homeless LGB youth will attempt suicide at least once two to three times more than heterosexuals. -more than two LGBT youth in times as rural communities many as their heterosexual peers and those with About 1/3 lower adult educational attainment face skipped a day of school in particularly the past month because of feeling unsafe ) If you are in crisis or thỉnking about suicide you deserve immediate support. Please call: The Trevor Lifeline Statistics: 1. GLSEN National School Climate Survey, 2009 2. GLSEN From Teasing to Torment, 2006 3. Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH, 2010 4 GLSEN: Harsh Realities, The Experiences of Transgender Youth In Our Nation's Schools, 2009 5. JG, Greytak EA, Diaz EM - Journal of Youth & Adolescence, 2009 1-866-488-7386 6. Marshal MP, Friedman MS, et al - Addiction, 2008 7. 2006 National Gay & Lesbian Task Force: An Epidemic of Homelessness 8. Van Leeuwen JMm et al - Child Welfare 2005 Designed for Simmons College It Gets Better Project by @jessfaulk Almost 61% because of their sexual orientation Almost all From the hostile school climates

LGBTQ Youth Statistics

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Information about Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) youth and their stuggles, especially in their pre-college years. Visit for more information o...




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