HRC and researchers at the University of Connecticut launched a major national survey of LGBTQ teens.
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HRC and researchers at the University of Connecticut launched a major national survey of LGBTQ teens. The survey is open to teens who identify as LGBTQ, are between 13 and 17, and are living in the U.S. Eligible teens can take the survey here.
The survey will help paint a picture of LGBTQ teens growing up in today's America: a country more familiar than ever with their identities, yet facing a terrifying backlash, particularly against communities of color, transgender people, and immigrants.
With the help of young people from across the U.S., the survey will answer pressing questions about what it’s like to grow up LGBTQ today, such as:
This youth survey is designed to be valuable not only to advocates, but also to academic researchers (including psychologists, epidemiologists and sociologists) who study what LGBTQ young people need to grow up safe and healthy. At the University of Connecticut, the project is led by Dr. Ryan Watson and Dr. Rebecca Puhl, both faculty members in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies.
To learn more about HRC’s work with children and youth, click here.