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Education, advocacy, and collaboration for the advancement of LGBTQ+ health equity are critical to ensure all Granite Staters can reach their full health potential. Sexual and gender minorities (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) experience significant mental and behavioral health disparities when compared to their heterosexual counterparts. Sexual minorities report significantly higher rates of anxiety, depression, suicide, and substance abuse, among other harmful behaviors. Many of these disparities are systemic at the family, community, and societal levels.