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lGBTQ+ Veterans Open Mic event

LGBTQ Military Veterans Open Mic

05-29-21
CALL FOR LGBTQ+ VETERANS SPEAKERS DEADLINE TO APPLY: SUNDAY APRIL 11, 5PM The DC Center for the LGBT Community is ...
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The recent study states that the LGBT community were more than twice as likely as heterosexual adults to have used any illicit drug in the past year.

  • Nearly a third of LGBT+ adults used marijuana in the past year.
  • 10.4 percent misused prescription pain relievers, compared to 4.5 percent of heterosexual adults.
  • LGB adolescents were 90 percent more likely to use substances than heterosexual adolescents.