Sexuality | Critics denounce harmful interventions for at-risk transgender youth
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 2/01/19, 02:26 pm
Almost 2 percent of high school students identify as transgender, and they experience violence, use substances, attempt suicide, and engage in risky sex significantly more often than other students, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported last week. The study used the biennial Youth Risk Behavior Survey, a school-based polling of students in grades nine through 12.