CDC: Gay Teens More Likely to Engage in Risky Behavior

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) just released alarming research about gay and bisexual youth in America.  Here is their interpretation of the data, which is based on anonymous surveys of 156,000 high school students (via CDC):
"Interpretation: Sexual minority students, particularly gay, lesbian, and bisexual students and students who had sexual contact with both sexes, are more likely to engage in health-risk behaviors than other students."
This is why we need proper same-sex sexual education in schools.  Gay kids already feel ostracized, and they do not need any other excuses to engage in risky behavior.  The news doesn't stop at just sex, though.


Here's an excerpt from an LA Times story about the report (via L.A. Times):

"That gay teens are more likely to consider suicide is a well-known and tragic fact. But now research indicates that gay and bisexual teens are also more likely to engage in a wide range of risky behavior -- such as using drugs, alcohol and tobacco; having unprotected sex; and trying to lose weight through diet pills or vomiting."
Does having THIS to watch help make it better when the government fails? YOU DECIDE HERE.

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