News tagged with sexual minority

1 in 4 gay/lesbian high school students are homeless

Roughly 1 in 4 lesbian or gay teens and 15 percent of bisexual teens are homeless, versus 3 percent of exclusively heterosexual teens, finds a Children's Hospital Boston study of more than 6,300 Massachusetts public high ...

Jul 21, 2011
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Health care shortfalls for LGBT young women

Young sexual minority women, including those identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT), were found to have higher elevated odds of adverse health conditions than heterosexual young women and lower odds ...

Oct 29, 2014
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Sexual minority women are often victims of abuse

Adult lesbian and bisexual women are more likely to report childhood abuse and adult sexual assault than heterosexual women, according to a new study by Dr. Keren Lehavot from the VA Puget Sound Health Care System in Seattle, ...

Jun 14, 2012
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