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1 in 4 high school students identify as LGBTQ

1 in 4 high school students identify as LGBTQ

About 1 in 4 high school students identify as LGBTQ, according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released on Thursday, using data from 2021. In 2021, 75.5 percent of high school students identified as heterosexual, the CDC’s Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) found. Among high school students, 12.2 percent identified as bisexual, 5.2 percent as questioning, 3.9 percent as others, 3.2 percent as gay or lesbian and 1.8 percent said they didn’t understand…

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