According to a recent article in the Journal of Research on Adolescence, approximately 2.5% of LGBTQ+ adolescents in the U.S. identify as questioning when it comes to their sexual orientation (Puhl, 2021).
Learn why experts see questioning and exploring sexual orientation as a natural process in adolescent development and how parents and other adults can be supportive of teens who are questioning their sexual orientation.
Online MSW Programs. (2021, February). How to support adolescents questioning their sexuality. https://www.onlinemswprograms.com/resources/supporting-questioning-adolescents/
Puhl, Rebecca M., et al. (2019). Evidence of diverse identities in a large national sample of sexual and gender minority adolescents. The Journal of Research on Adolescence. Volume 30, Number 52, pp. 431-442.