A U.S. Census First: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) Questions Included in Household Pulse Survey

LGBT people are more likely to have lost jobs during the past month.

Job Loss

Work environment

LGBT people, including those with children, are facing often higher rates of food and housing insecurity.

Food Insecurity

Housing Insecurity

LGBT people are less likely to have health insurance and more likely to have experienced mental health distress during the pandemic.

Across a variety of measures, LGBT people reported higher rates of mental distress and symptoms of anxiety or depression:

LGBT people are more likely to seek mental health care:

LGBT people who haven’t received a COVID vaccine are more likely to get vaccinated:

However, among the unvaccinated, LGBT people have a higher likelihood or intention of getting the vaccine:

LGBT-headed families raising children are more likely to have spent their Child Tax Credit (CTC) than to have saved it or paid off debt.

Child Tax Credit

Childcare Arrangements

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