Unconditional
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Unconditional

A Guide to Loving and Supporting Your LGBTQ Child

By Telaina Eriksen
• Reliable estimates indicate that between 4 and 10% of the population is gay, which means in a public school system of more than one million, like New York City’s, there are at least 40,000 to 100,000 gay students. • Gay teens are 8.4 times more likely to report having attempted suicide and 5.9 times more likely to report high levels of depression compared with peers from families that reported no or low levels of family rejection. • LGBT youth who reported higher levels of family rejection during adolescence are three times more likely to use illegal drugs.

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