The Movement Advancement Project released a summary of research on LGBTQ+ people living with disabilities. This resource describes the unique challenges faced by the estimated 3 million to 5 million LGBTQ+ Americans living with disabilities. It outlines recommendations for advancing … read more
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Out2Enroll is a national initiative to connect LGBT people and their families, friends, and allies with the new health insurance coverage options available under the Affordable Care Act. Website resources include enrollment support; information for assisters; and FAQs on topics … read more
This January 2017 demographic data report draws on state-level, population-based surveys to estimate the racial and ethnic composition of adults who identify as transgender in the U.S. A key finding is that “adults who identify as transgender are more racially … read more
Sexual Orientation and Estimates of Adult Substance Use and Mental Health: Results from the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and HealthSource: Substance Abuse Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA)
This October 2016 SAMHSA analysis provides the first set of findings from NSDUH on substance use and mental health issues for adults by sexual identity. The analysis found that LGB adults were more likely to have substance use and mental … read more
Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Change Efforts and Suicide Morbidity Among Sexual and Gender Minority Adults in ColombiaSource: Williams Institute
This article examines the prevalence of suicidal ideation, planning, and attempts of LGBTQ adults.
The Relationship Between Discrimination and Substance Use Disorders Among Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Adults in the United StatesSource: American Journal of Public Health
This study examined the associations between three types of discrimination (sexual orientation, race, and gender) and substance use disorders in a large national sample. The results indicated that more than two-thirds of LGB adults reported at least one type of … read more