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Survey Reports Gay Teens More Likely To Be Assaulted, Raped

A U.S. government survey shows that gay, lesbian and bisexual high school students are more than twice as likely than their classmates to have been assaulted on a date and more than four times more likely to have been raped. The national survey also found that gay teens in grades 9-12 are more likely to have been bullied at school, with about 1 in 3 gay teens reporting bullying, while 1 in 5 straight teens saying they were bullied. Other findings from the research, conducted by the...

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