Unfortunately, LGBTQIA+ students in Virginia are disproportionately impacted by the mental health crisis, harassment, and discrimination. While data is limited, the best data resource in FCPS indicates that:
These statistics are likely an undercount as they do not include the transgender community. Future youth surveys will include trans students.
GLSEN’s Nation School Survey reports that in Virginia as a whole:
The experiences of LGBTQIA+ students in Virginia are not unique. Across the country: