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Understanding the Well-Being of LGBTQI+ Populations

Citation

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,; Committee on Understanding the Well-Being of Sexual and Gender Diverse Populations, [; Tonia Poteat; , Member]; Committee on Population, [; Robert A. Hummer; &; Kathleen Mullan Harris; , Members]; & Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, (2020). Understanding the Well-Being of LGBTQI+ Populations. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press.

Abstract

The increase in prevalence and visibility of sexually gender diverse (SGD) populations illuminates the need for greater understanding of the ways in which current laws, systems, and programs affect their well-being. Individuals who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, asexual, transgender, non-binary, queer, or intersex, as well as those who express same-sex or -gender attractions or behaviors, will have experiences across their life course that differ from those of cisgender and heterosexual individuals. Characteristics such as age, race and ethnicity, and geographic location intersect to play a distinct role in the challenges and opportunities SGD people face.

URL

https://doi.org/10.17226/25877

Reference Type

Book

Year Published

2020

Author(s)

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,
Committee on Understanding the Well-Being of Sexual and Gender Diverse Populations, [
Tonia Poteat
, Member]
Committee on Population, [
Robert A. Hummer
&
Kathleen Mullan Harris
, Members]
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,

Continent/Country

United States of America

State

Nonspecific