Historically, YRBS and other studies have gathered data on lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth but have not included questions about transgender and questioning/queer youth.
According to the 2015 YRBS, LGB students were 140% (12% v.
5%) more likely to not go to school at least one day during the 30 days prior to the survey because of safety concerns, compared with heterosexual students.
In fact, it was even an influential piece in shifting my own approach to youth ministry.
Set in mountains of Colorado, Greg Stier of Dare 2 Share Ministries takes a group of teens and young adults of various backgrounds (wiccan, atheist, agnostic, and others) on a journey through the Gospel.
More Resources for Parents to Help Them Better Understand and Respond to the Needs of LGBTQ Adolescents More research is needed to better understand the associations between parenting and the health of LGB youth.