Diversity Statistics -- June 2014
Understanding LGBT Pride
by Margaret Manalo
Date published: June 24, 2014
Consider the following statistics:
About 18 thousand: The number of gay couples that married in California during the window when it was legal.
-- Within the past year, 9 out of 10 LGBT teens reported being bullied at school due to their sexual orientation. Out of those numbers, half reported physical harassment followed by another quarter who reported physical assault window when it was legal.
- Gay and lesbian teens are 2 to 3 times as more likely to commit teen suicide than other youths.
To see the full Infographic on LGBT Pride, click here.
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