Youth violence in a dating relationship
The rates of sexual victimization for LGB respondents was 23.2 percent, nearly double that of heterosexual youth, of whom 12.3 percent reported sexual coercion.Every day, young people navigate relationships - crushes, breakups, sexuality, firsts, and hook ups - but they don’t always have the space to talk about them, learn about them, or share their experiences. Teen Link1-866-TEENLINK (866-833-6546)1-877-968-8454 (if calling outside Washington State)Do you need help and want to talk about something, but you’re really not sure who to call?
The Trevor Project1-866-488-7386 24-hour crisis and suicide prevention helpline for LGBTQ youth.
Date rape, violence, and sexual harassment are also very common occurrences on college and university campuses.
Between 15 and 25 percent of women experience date rape during their enrollment, and victims of abuse come from every race and gender.
Teen volunteers are trained to listen to a caller's concerns and talk to them about whatever is on their mind. Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning Youth Information Line(206) 547-7900 Amplify - Youth Resource page A webpage by and for LGBTQ young people. Lots of teens are trying to figure out their sexual orientation and/or gender identity.
Full of resources and information from peer educators. Whether you’re lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning, here’s some info to help you get clear about who you are.