Ensuring a safe and healthy environment for youth is critical for them to thrive, both academically and physically. However, a safe and healthy environment is not always available to many lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) students. In order to better understand and address the health inequities that LGBTQ students face, this report describes health status data from the New Mexico Youth Risk and Resiliency Survey (NM-YRRS) by sexual orientation.
Tomedi, Laura; Scott Oglesbee; James Padilla; Dan Green; Linda Penaloza; and Danielle Reed. "The Health and Well-Being of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Youth in New Mexico." (2017). https://digitalrepository.unm.edu/prc-reports-documents/22