Here We Go: LGBTQ Children and Teens Are at a Three-fold Higher Risk of Attempting Suicide Than Their Straight Peers Study Finds

LGBT adolescents are more likely than other kids their age to try to kill themselves, a new analysis confirms.

Children and teens that identify as sexual minorities face unique risks of bullying, discrimination and mental health issues in the US and abroad

Data pooled from 35 earlier studies show that sexual minority youth were more than three times as likely to attempt suicide as heterosexual peers, researchers report in JAMA Pediatrics.

Transsexual youth were at highest risk, nearly six times as likely to attempt suicide as heterosexual peers, researchers reported.

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Source: Daily Mail