Teenage Homosexuality Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"Approximately 4.5 percent of U.S. adults self-identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT). This implies over 11 million U.S. adults identify as LGBT."

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"A study found that 74% of LGBT teenagers don’t feel safe at school."

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"For students identifying as gay, lesbian, or bisexual, 10% were threatened or injured with a weapon on school property, compared to 6.1% of heterosexual students."

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"About 26% of LGBTQ high school students use drugs compared to 17% of heterosexual students."

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"Around 61.1% of gay, lesbian, and bisexual adolescents were more likely to report persistent feelings of sadness or hopelessness than their heterosexual peers."

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"Over 92% of gay, lesbian, and bisexual students have heard homophobic remarks in their life."

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"According to a study, 48.7% of LGBT students reported cyberbullying in the past 30 days."

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"42% of LGBT youth say the community in which they live is not accepting of LGBT people."

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"60% of LGBTQ students reported feeling unsafe at school due to their sexual orientation."

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"In a survey, 1.8% of respondents identified as bisexual and another 1.9% as gay or lesbian in their teens."

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"Within US secondary schools, 59.5% of LGBTQ students felt unsafe due to their sexual orientation, and 44.6% due to their gender expression."

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"86% of LGBTQ youth said that current political climate affects their mental health and sense of self."

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"In 2019, only 26.4% of LGBTQ youth in America said they always feel safe in their school classrooms, and just 5% said all of their teachers and school staff are supportive of LGBTQ people."

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