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Youth

(pronounced – yooth | juːθ)
Part of the Gayther: understanding and taking pride in special groups series
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Youth can be defined as an individual, male, female, within the spectrum or non-binary under the age of 21 years old. Youths may identify within any gender identity or expression and any of the sexual orientations/identifier groups. In 2021, it was estimated that there would be 2.7 billion (32.7%) youths worldwide

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  ABOUT THE YOUTH

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"In youth, we learn; in age, we understand."

MARIE VON EBNER ESCHENBACH
Youth can be defined as an individual, male, female, within the spectrum or non-binary under the age of 21 years old. Youths may identify within any gender identity or expression and any of the sexual orientations/identifier groups. In 2021, it was estimated that there would be 2.7 billion (32.7%) youths worldwide.

SUMMARY
  • Under 21 years of age
  • Any gender identity
  • Any sexuality orientation/identifier

  STATISTICS

  • 26% (just over a quarter) of the world’s population is under the age of 15
  • Figures vary; however, it is estimated that over 40% of LGBTQIA+ youth have experienced homelessness at some point
  • According to research carried out by the CDC in 2015, 28% have been bullied electronically, which is and has continued to grow each year
  • 18% of LGBT students have been forced to have sexual intercourse at some point, and 18% have experienced physical dating violence
  • In research carried out by the HRC Foundation in 2018, of all 12,000 LGBT respondents that formed part of the study, ninety-five per cent of LGBTQIA+ youth reported trouble sleeping at night

Discover more about the youth, from interesting statistics, categories and much more

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EXCEPTIONAL AND DIVERSE LGBTQIA+ COMMUNITY

Learn more about the exceptional and diverse global LGBTQIA+ community. Discover interesting facts, join in the fun with interactive games, learn more about the exceptional pioneers and advocates and take pride in all of the sexualities, gender identities and special groups. Discover all things LGBTQIA+ with Gayther today

  AWARENESS

  Awareness Periods

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  Symbols & Flags

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  Colours

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LGBTQIA+ COUNTRY & REGION GUIDES

Learn more about this or other countries around the world. With over 234 country and 435 regional guides, Gayther guides provides you with all the information you need when planning your trip. From LGBTQIA+ equality to essential travel information, discover Gayther guides today

  SOCIAL MEDIA & APPS

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  TOP FIVE HASHTAGS

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#lgbtyouth
2
#lgbtyouthsupport
3
#lgbtyouthawareness
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#lgbtyouthwork
5
#lgbtyouthprideproject

  Smartphone Apps

Click on the IOS or Android link to access the app

Pride Counseling - LGBTQ Specialized Therapists
Pride Counseling – LGBTQ Specialized Therapists
English | Android | IOS
DEPICTR - LGBT Chat
DEPICTR – LGBT Chat
English | Android | IOS
GL Nations - Free LGBT Streaming Your Way
GL Nations – Free LGBT Streaming Your Way
English | Android
People Like Me - Find, rate & review LGBT-friendly businesses
People Like Me – Find, rate & review LGBT-friendly businesses
English | Android | IOS
Sowlmate: LGBT Courses & Diary
Sowlmate: LGBT Courses & Diary
English | IOS

 Social Media Resources

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DISCOVER HOW WELL THE COMMUNITY ARE TREATED..

From marriages and unions to the decriminalisation of same-sex relationships, discover how well each country treats members of the LGBTQIA+ community. Updated each year, you can learn of the positive and negative developments for every country worldwide. Learn more about LGBTQIA+ Worldwide equality today

  Gayther Resources

  COMMUNITY INSPIRED ARTICLES

GAYTHER AFFINITY

Gayther Affinity is a private platform for the LGBTQIA+ community and their friends. A space that gives you the freedom to be yourself, helping you communicate with and connect to people similar to yourself from around the world and from all age groups and backgrounds. Get involved with groups discussions, ask questions or quickly search for inclusive business, services, and events near you. Gayther Affinity is committed to safeguarding its users. Through a closed network where user registration is required and enforcing block/report policies and functions to stop online abuse. Signup for your free Affinity account today.

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DISCOVER WHICH COUNTRIES LEGALLY RECOGNISE GENDER IDENTITIES...

Gender and body dysmorphia affects many people each year. Many will feel trapped in the wrong body and look to transform their outer appearance to reflect their inner self. For those going through their transition, it is often a challenge and lengthy process. Discover how each country around the world legally acknowledges and treats gender identities

  PUBLIC FIGURES

  YOUTH RELATED PEOPLE

United States of America (USA)
Ireland Baldwin |  American Model
United States of America (USA)
Lilia Buckingham |  American Internet Personality, Author
Philippines
Awra Briguela |  Filipino Actor, Comedian
Denmark
Pernille Harder |  Danish Footballer
United States of America (USA)
Julia Lester |  American Actress
United States of America (USA)
Ian Alexander |  American Actor
Korea, South (Republic of Korea)
Lady |  Korean Transgender Pop Group
United Kingdom (UK)
Olly Alexander |  English Musician, Singer, Actor
United States of America (USA)
Josie Totah |  American Actress
Thailand
Venus Flytrap |  Thai Kathoey Pop Group
All of the people featured within the list are based on those who have shown support in the past or have publicly identified with a specific sexuality, gender identity, or cause. These individuals are featured because they are positive role models for the community and help others come to terms and identify with how they are thinking and feeling. How we identify is personal to us and being featured on this list is by no means meant to out or cause offence. Instead, highlighting exceptional individuals directly linked to the community
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EXCEPTIONAL PEOPLE MAKING HISTORY

Over the past 50 years, the LGBTQIA+ global community has seen many positive developments, where the rights and protection for community members have greatly improved. The improvements and changes are a direct result of the exceptional individuals who stood up, often at great personal risk, to fight for and promote community rights. Discover more about some of these exceptional individuals today

  INFORMATION

  TERMS

(literal translations for popular languages)

English
youth
Spanish
juventud
French
jeunesse
German
jugend
Mandarin
青年 [qīngnián]
Arabic
شباب [shabab]
Hebrew
נוֹעַר
Hindi
जवानी
Dutch
jeugd
Portuguese
juventude
Russian
молодежь [molodezh’]
Japanese
若者
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