Understanding the Well-Being of LGBTQI+ Populations
Source: The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Resource Type: Website or Webpage Article
Focus Population: BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), Family Members, Foster Youth, Former Foster youth, Immigrant and Migrant Populations, LGBTQIA+ People, People with Criminal Justice System Involvement, People with Juvenile Justice System Involvement, People with Serious Mental Illness (SMI), Veterans, Youth, Youth of Transition Age
Topics: Culturally Specific Strengths and Resilience
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine provide a consensus report on the available evidence and identifies future research needs related to the well-being of LGBTQI+ Populations. The report highlights six domains of well-being that includes families and social relationships; community engagement; physical and mental health; education; economics, including employment, compensation, and housing; and the legal and policy landscape and how this intersects with factors like age, race and ethnicity, and geographic location.