Many of the resources in the U. Also included were the proportions of schools with gay-straight alliances as well as anti-bullying and antidiscrimination policies that include sexual orientation. Healthy People Huffington Post. Tob Control. Providing some supports rather than none at all can benefit LGBT youth tremendously now and in the future Greytak, et al. High school gay-straight alliances and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth.
The following are research-based steps parents can take to support the health and well-being of their LGB teen:.
The researchers took advantage of the gradual manner in which same-sex marriage was established in the United States expanding from 1 state in to all 50 states in to compare the rate of attempted suicide among children in each state over the time period studied. High school students and the gay men's chorus of Los Angeles". In terms of school climate, "approximately 25 percent of lesbian, gay and bisexual students and university employees have been harassed due to their sexual orientation, as well as a third of those who identify as transgender, according to the study and reported by the Chronicle of Higher Education.
The OBPP is effective but still needs to be analyzed further, since there are many things to consider when implementing this technique within a large school.