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Positive environments can help all youth achieve good grades and maintain good mental and physical health.However, some LGB youth are more likely than their heterosexual peers to experience negative health and life outcomes.

How parents engage with their LGB teen can have a tremendous impact on their adolescent’s current and future mental and physical health.

On the other hand, unsupportive parents who react negatively to learning that their daughter or son is LGB can make it harder for their teen to thrive.

Victims were married to the perpetrators in 63.9% of the cases; 81.6% had previous history of intimate partner violence, however, most of them did not report it to the authorities and only a minority sought medical care (8.1%) because of this previous abuses.

Concerning the reported violent episode, the most common mechanisms of aggression were scratching (18.9%), punching (16.7%) and hit with a blunt object (16.6%).

According to the 2015 YRBS, LGB students were 140% (12% v.