OBJECTIVE• To find resources on campus that can inform you more about the LGBT community and how to get involved with support groups• UNT is filled with people that can make you feel more comfortable and safe on this campus and support those who are part of the LGBT community.
WHAT IS LGBT/ SEXUAL IDENTITY?• LGBT stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender• There are many people that are confused with their sexual identity and this comes from being influenced by friends, family, religion and media.• UNT has many resources that can help bring people to terms with their sexual identity.
FACTS:1. 9 million LGBT live in the U.S. (3.8% of adult population)2. If all 50 states accepted same sex marriage, the federal budget would benefit by over $1 billion each year.3. Approximately 1 million U.S. children are being raised by same sex couples.4. 83% of those in the military support those that are gay into the military5. 70,000 same-sex couples have gotten married in the U.S.6. 90,000 gays and lesbians have entered into the civil union and domestic partnerships7. 71,000 LGB are currently serving in the military and there are over 1 million LGB veterans in the United States.