Black Transgender And LGBTQ+ Youth Among The Highest Rates Of Suicide Attempts
The Trevor Project recently found large disparities when it comes to suicidal thoughts within the LGBTQ+ community.
May 04, 2022 at 9:29 pm
Through the organization’s 2022 National Survey on LGBTQ Youth Mental Health, it was found that there’s a rising number of young LGBTQ+ people who are experiencing suicidal thoughts. Researchers found this to be particularly true among people of color (POC) and transgender youth.
While we’ve made progress towards LGBTQ acceptance, our 2022 National Survey shows far too many LGBTQ young people are considering or attempting suicide. Starting a conversation backed up by comprehensive data creates change because #KnowledgeIsProgress— The Trevor Project (@TrevorProject) May 4, 2022
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