The Wall Street Journal. Potential risk factors for increased rates of suicidal ideation and suicide attempts specific to LGB youth include sexual-minority status, homophobic victimization and stress, and family rejection. Meyer-Bahlburg HFL.
Limited research exploring these factors has been conducted. Both cross-sectional and longitudinal research is especially needed to explore the demographic realities of LGBT youth in an intersectional and social ecology framework, and to illuminate the mechanisms of both risk and resilience so that appropriate interventions for LGBT youth can be developed.
Overall, LGBT adults are more likely to have shared this information with their mothers than with their fathers. Because large data sets have not measured whether people are transgender, information on suicidal behavior and depressive symptoms among transgender youth is limited to relatively small convenience samples.
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American Journal of Public Health. The health and health care of lesbian, gay, and bisexual adolescents. Homelessness Lesbian , gay, and bisexual youth are disproportionately represented among the homeless youth population.
In a sample of 60 pediatricians and adolescent medicine specialists responding to a mailed survey, more than half reported that they do not usually include sexual orientation in their sexual histories, and a large majority had some reservations about broaching the issue with patients East and El Rayess, The mean age of self-identification as lesbian or gay was Journal of Urban Health.