High number of kids and teens living in foster care identify as LGBTQ

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NBC - A new study from the University of Texas finds a high proportion of kids and teens living in foster care identify as LGBTQ.

Survey data from nearly 600,000 adolescents living in California shows that fewer than 1-percent were in foster care.

But of those youth 30-percent identified as LGBTQ.