School-related problems

School-related problems

More than 95percent of lesbian, homosexual, bisexual, and transgender youth feel divided and emotionally separated from their peers simply because they feel various. Very nearly 50 % of homosexual youth and 20% of lesbians are verbally or actually assaulted in additional college. 4 Lesbian, homosexual, bisexual, and transgender youth are 4 times almost certainly going to be threatened by having a gun on college home than their counterparts that are heterosexual. 14 Lesbian, homosexual, bisexual, and transgender youth are 5 times almost certainly going to miss college for concern about their safety that is personal% of those students drop away from twelfth grade. 14, 15

Substance misuse

Nearly 60% of bisexual and male that is gay in 1 research had been presently making use of substances and came across psychiatric criteria for substance abuse. 16 Lesbian, homosexual, bisexual, and transgender youngsters are 9 times more prone to utilize injectable medications. They even are more inclined to practice intimate task, utilize cocaine, and smoke tobacco and marijuana before age 13. 17

Lesbian, homosexual, bisexual, and transgender resources

Nationwide Lgbt Task Force (NGLTF)

2320 seventeenth St, NW

Washington, DC 20009-2702

(202) 332-0207 vocals

(202) 332-6219 TTY

Nationwide Ebony Lesbian and Gay Leadership Forum (NBLGLF)

1612 K St, NW Suite 500

Washington, DC 20006

Federation of Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)

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