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2011-05-17 00:00:28

A new study from the Family Acceptance Project links anti-gay victimization in middle and high school with a variety of health and mental health problems, including increased risks of suicide attempts and HIV/AIDS. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 16, 2011 Critical new research has found that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth who experience high levels of school victimization in middle and high school report impaired health and mental health in young adulthood, including...

2011-05-16 15:26:04

Critical new research has found that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth who experience high levels of school victimization in middle and high school report impaired health and mental health in young adulthood, including depression, suicide attempts that require medical care, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and risk for HIV.

2010-12-06 14:58:54

For the first time, researchers have established a clear link between accepting family attitudes and behaviors towards their lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) children and significantly decreased risk and better overall health in adulthood.

2010-12-06 00:00:36

“…our findings that family acceptance protects against suicidal thoughts and behaviors, depression and substance abuse offer a gateway to hope for LGBT youth and families that struggle with how to balance deeply held religious and personal values with love for their LGBT children…” Dr.

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2010-10-06 08:15:45

UA family studies researchers have found that high school students whose sexual orientation is at odds with social gender roles often find themselves victims of harassment and later with psychological problems.

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2008-12-29 12:15:00

Researchers reported new findings on Monday that suggest a correlation between family rejection of lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) teens and their health.


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