Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth and those questioning their sexuality are at significantly greater risk of truancy and of considering and attempting suicide than their heterosexual classmates – even when bullying isn't involved, according to a new study of more than 11,000 middle and high school students.
Young people who identify themselves as lesbian, gay or bisexual (LGB) do tend to experience higher rates of bullying. What does this mean for your LGB youth? Can you protect them? Does it get better?