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Survey: Black youth twice as likely to prioritize fight against HIV/AIDS over same-sex marriage

A new survey of black, white and Latino youth in the US on LGBT activism has shown a sharp divide over the prioritising of different LGBT issues between racial groups.

It found that, when asked to choose one key issue which LGBT organisations should prioritise, black youth were more than twice as likely to say HIV/AIDS as white youth, and less than half as likely to say same-sex marriage.

The report, entitled ‘Moving Beyond Marriage: What Young People of Color Think about the LGBT Agenda’, was commissioned by the Black Youth Project (BYP). It surveyed 1,500 people aged 18 to 30, from all sexual identities.

Read the full story on PinkNews HERE.