December 15, 2010

lesbian_01Healthstyles co-host Barbara Glickstein interviews Kathryn Himmelstein who initiated a research study while an undergraduate at Yale that was published in the January 2011 issue of the journal Pediatrics. The findings show that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LBGT) adolescents in the United States are more likely than their straight peers to be punished by their school, police, or the criminal justice system. The study found that girls are especially at risk for unequal treatment. Ms. Himmelstein is a public high school teacher in Brooklyn, New York.

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12/17/10 Here’s a link to that show