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NY: LGBTQ students more likely to face bullying, homelessness
New York Daily News – September 20, 2017
Bullying and homelessness are far more likely to impact lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning students compared to heterosexual kids, a new report shows. Using data from the 2015 New York City Youth Risk Behavior Survey, the report published Wednesday by the city Department of Health found that 24% of LGBTQ students experienced bullying on school property, compared with 13% of non-LGBTQ youth.
Also: Press release: Health Department Releases 2015 Data on Substance Use Among New York City Public High School Students by Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity: https://www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/about/press/pr2017/pr059-17.page
Also: Full Brief: https://www1.nyc.gov/assets/doh/downloads/pdf/epi/databrief92.pdf