Discrimination Harassment

LGBTQ students at Christian colleges more likely to experience harassment than their peers

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According to the study, LGBTQ students were three times more likely to report experiencing depression and anxiety, and three times more likely to have seriously considered suicide, than their non-LGBTQ peers.

About 12%, or 1 in 8 LGBTQ students reported that their school suggested they receive counseling, suggested they undergo conversion therapy, revoked their financial aid and scholarships, or took other adverse actions against them due to their sexual orientation or gender identity.Experiences of gender-nonconforming students were particularly negative, with more than 1 in 5 reporting bullying or harassment, compared to 5% of their cisgender peers, and 14% reporting sexual assault, compared to 2% of their cisgender peers.REAP, whose.

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