Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Yale Study Says Lesbian, Gay And Bisexual Adolescents Singled Out For Punishment

The Hartford Courant (Hartford, CT) December 6, 2010

"Lesbian, gay and bisexual adolescents are about 40 percent more likely to be subjected to school expulsions, arrests, police stops and convictions than other youths, according to a new study out of Yale.
The study, which will be published in the January 2011 issue of Pediatrics, was based on findings from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health), which surveyed about 15,000 middle and high school students. The study followed them for seven years into early adulthood and collected facts about their sexuality and behavior. The youths were also surveyed about school expulsions and contact with the criminal justice system." Read More

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