Questions and Answers: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth Issues
This fact sheet answers the most frequently asked questions about sexual orientation and gender identity with regards to young people. It includes information about LGBT youth’s sexual behavior and sexual identity, as well as data on some of the risks they face and whether they are receiving appropriate sexuality education.
At Risk and Ignored: The Reality for LGBTQ Youth in Schools
As a minority population in schools across the country, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth commonly experience high rates of discrimination and harassment, yet are often not protected under school policy. This fact sheet, part of our series for policymakers, shows that even though most parents favor teaching about sexual orientation in schools, most sexuality education programs do not cover this topic and abstinence-only-until-marriage programs merely further negative sentiment toward these students.