Allegra R. Gordon, Kerith J. Conron, Jerel P. Calzo, Matthew T. White, Sari L. Reisner, S. Bryn Austin
A new study investigating gender expression and victimization of youth ages 13-18 found that the most gender nonconforming students reported higher levels of being bullied and were more likely to report missing school because they felt unsafe.
Kimberly F. Balsam, Esther D. Rothblum, Robert E. Wickham
A new study examining the predictors of relationship termination in same-sex and married heterosexual couples found that male-male couples were the least likely to break up. Longer relationship length, older age and better quality relationships reduced the likelihood of a breakup.
Christy Mallory, Taylor N.T. Brown, Kerith J. Conron
The first estimates on LGBT youth at risk of conversion therapy find that 20,000 teens ages 13 to 17 will receive the treatment from a healthcare professional before they turn 18. Also, approximately 57,000 will undergo conversion therapy by a religious or spiritual advisor.