For youth to thrive in schools and communities, they need to feel socially, emotionally, and physically safe and supported. That was taboo. School Psychology Review, 37 This refers to specific qualities in people you are sexually attracted to. Links with this icon indicate that you are leaving the CDC website. To help promote health and safety among LGB youth, schools can implement the following policies and practices with accompanying citations.
High school gay-straight alliances and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth.
School victimization and substance use among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender adolescents. People were dying alone, because their partners would not be allowed to be with them. Can people be forced or convinced to change from gay to straight, or the other way around?
If bullying, violence, or depression is suspected, parents should take immediate action, working with school personnel and other adults in the community.