Polyvictimization prevalence rates for sexual and gender minority adolescents: Breaking down the silos of victimization research.

  title={Polyvictimization prevalence rates for sexual and gender minority adolescents: Breaking down the silos of victimization research.},
  author={Paul R. Sterzing and Rachel E. Gartner and J. Goldbach and Briana L. McGeough and G. A. Ratliff and Kelly C Johnson},
  journal={Psychology of Violence},
Objective: To identify lifetime polyvictimization rates by gender identity and sexual orientation, for a national sample of sexual and gender minority adolescents. Method: An anonymous, incentivized, online survey was completed by 1177 sexual and gender minority adolescents who were currently enrolled in middle or high school (14 to 19-years-old). Results: Most of the sample experienced some form of lifetime physical assault (81.3%), bullying victimization (88.8%), sexual victimization (80.6… Expand

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