People who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) are members of every community. They are diverse, come from all walks of life, and include people of all races and ethnicities, all ages, all socioeconomic statuses, and from all parts of the country. The perspectives and needs of LGBT people should be routinely considered in public health efforts to improve the overall health of every person and eliminate health disparities.
- April 2018 – Trends in Secondary Schools’ Practices to Support Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Students, 2008-2014
- March 2018 – Trends in cigarette smoking among adults with HIV compared with the general adult population, United States – 2009-2014
- January 2018 – Sex Differences in School Safety and Bullying Experiences Among Sexual Minority Youth
Data and Statistics
Source: CDC. Diagnoses of HIV infection in the United States and dependent areas, 2015 [PDF – 3.9 MB]. HIV Surveillance Report 2016;27.
Subpopulations representing 2% or less of HIV diagnoses are not reflected in this chart.
Abbreviation: MSM=men who have sex with men.
- Page last reviewed: March 28, 2018
- Page last updated: June 6, 2018
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