Bisexual Teens at Highest Risk of Bul...

Bisexual Teens at Highest Risk of Bullying and Suicide

There are 5 comments on the PsychCentral story from Nov 2, 2011, titled Bisexual Teens at Highest Risk of Bullying and Suicide. In it, PsychCentral reports that:

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth and those questioning their sexuality are at greater risk of suicidal thoughts and suicide attempts, bullying by their peers and truancy, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Illinois.

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Tea Bagging Sad Sacks

Media, PA

#1 Nov 2, 2011
And closeted, homophobic Republican politicians haven't been faring too well, neither.(Hi Sheperd Smith, you lovely flower, you!)

Praiz!

Since: Dec 08

Toronto, ON, Canada

#2 Nov 2, 2011
I thought the trans kids were at the highest risk.
SLIF

Toronto, Canada

#3 Nov 2, 2011
Some teenagers need to be seen and not heard.

Since: Jun 11

AOL

#4 Nov 2, 2011
"Being lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender is not a risk factor for suicide," Powers emphasized. "Actually, it is the social stigma and discrimination that LGBT youth experience that results in feelings and behaviors which are, in turn, associated with suicidal behavior." The American Association of Suicidology

Around the world, anti-gay prejudice and discrimination continue to cause needless suffering and death.

Since: Jan 08

Location hidden

#5 Nov 3, 2011
JohnInToronto wrote:
I thought the trans kids were at the highest risk.
My opinion,it is across the board,LGBT.steph.

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