One in four pre-teen suicides may be LGBT youth - Reuters - Causes gay teen suicides
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Suicide is the third leading cause of death among adolescents, and gay teens are 4 times more likely than straight teens to attempt suicide. Moreover, the pain. Research has found that attempted suicide rates and suicidal ideation among lesbian, gay, . 62% of non-LGBT teens) have been harassed or assaulted during the past year. suicide attempts, and harassment, while the effects of HIV and being refused health care due to transphobia and/or racism are greater as well.