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Challenges for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgender (LGBT) Youth

Young people growing up lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) in America face several difficulties including discrimination and social ostracism. Many LGBT teens end up disconnected from their homes, schools and communities. Below are a few facts and statistics from available research: 30% of LGBT youth reported suffering physical violence at the hands of a family member after coming out.

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