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Nearly 10% of NYC teens engage in same-sex encounters

<font size="2">More New York City teens are engaging in same-sex encounters than you might think.</font>

Nearly ten percent of sexually active New York City high school students have had at least one same-sex partner.


According to new data from the New York City Department of Health, 9.3% of teens reported a same-sex partner.


Among sexually active teens, 90.9% identified as heterosexual, 1.1% as
gay/lesbian, 5.4% identified as bisexual and 2.6% stated they were unsure of
their sexual identity.


The findings come from a study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics.

 
 
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