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LGBTQ-Inclusive Sexuality Education in Montana Public High Schools: An Assessment of the Needs of Health Enhancement Teachers

@inproceedings{Johnson2017LGBTQInclusiveSE,
  title={LGBTQ-Inclusive Sexuality Education in Montana Public High Schools: An Assessment of the Needs of Health Enhancement Teachers},
  author={A. Johnson},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND LGBTQ youth face many unique health challenges. Rates of depression and suicide are exponentially higher for LGBTQ youth than for their heterosexual, cisgender peers. Rates of HIV and STI infection are rising among this demographic. Comprehensive sexuality education has demonstrated the potential to address some of these health challenges. Specifically, it has been shown to delay the onset of sexual intercourse, and to reduce pregnancy and transmission rates of HIV and STIs among… Expand

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