LGBT Youth

About this resource:

HHS Non-Systematic Review

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Last Reviewed: June 2017

This website provides information on the experiences of lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) youth. It highlights how LGB youth:

  • Experience violence
  • Need education and mental health support
  • Can receive support from schools
  • Can receive support from parents

The website currently only has information on LGB youth but will be updated to include transgender, questioning, and queer youth. 

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention. (2017). LGBT youth. Retrieved from