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. Nearly 50 % of homosexual youth and 20% of lesbians are verbally or actually assaulted in secondary college. 4 Lesbian, homosexual, bisexual, and transgender youth are 4 times prone to be threatened by having a gun on college home than their heterosexual counterparts. 14 Lesbian, homosexual, bisexual, and transgender youth are 5 times almost certainly going to miss college for concern with their safety that is personal% of those students fall away from senior school. 14, 15

Substance misuse

Nearly 60% of bisexual and male that is gay in 1 research had been presently utilizing substances and came across psychiatric requirements for substance abuse. 16 Lesbian, homosexual, bisexual, and transgender youngsters are 9 times very likely to make use of injectable medications. Additionally they are more inclined to take part in 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 sound

(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)

1101 Street that is 14th, Suite 1030

Washington, DC 20005

Bisexual Site Center (BRC)

Cambridge, MA 02140

Renaissance Transgender Association

987 Old Eagle Class Rd, Suite 719

Directly But Not Narrow

Marietta, CA 30007

Lgbt Nationwide Hotline

Nationwide Latino/a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Organization (LLEGO)

1612 K Street, Suite 500

Washington, DC 20006

Lgbt Healthcare Association (GLMA)

459 Fulton St, Suite 107

Bay Area, CA 94102

Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual People in Medicine

Committee regarding the United states Medical Students Association (LGBPM-AMSA)

1902 Association Dr

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