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Suicide Rates Increasing Among Bisexual Men

Suicide Rates Increasing Among Bisexual Men

By Colton Wooten | Oct 12
Research from the University of British Columbia has discovered an increasing trend of suicide rates among gay and bisexual men who make less than $30,000 a year and who do not have college degrees.

Suicide Prevention Resources Just A Call Away

Suicide Prevention Resources Just A Call Away

By Dana M. Cea, QNotes Guest Contributor | Sep 16
Suicide knows no boundaries. It affects all age groups, all races, all ethnicities, all socioeconomic statuses, all religions, all geographic regions - you name it. But there's help available.

Transgender Teen Leelah Alcorn's Death Stirs Action in the U.S. and Beyond

By Dan Sewell | Jan 26
Leelah Alcorn wrote a note on her Tumblr blog, then walked through the night and into the path of a tractor-trailer rumbling down a highway. In the final message attributed to her, she pleaded: "My death needs to mean something. ... Fix society. Please."

Transgender Adolescents More Likely to Be Depressed

By EDGE | Jan 23
A new study based on data from the Sidney Borum Jr. Health Center shows what a handful of local and regional studies on transgender youth have long suggested: Transgender youth have disparately negative mental health outcomes.

Are Transgender Veterans at Greater Risk of Suicide?

By EDGE | Jan 22
Veterans of the U.S. armed forces who have received a diagnosis consistent with transgender status are more likely to have serious suicidal thoughts and plans to attempt suicide.

Trans Teen Commits Suicide, Says He's 'Prisoner Of My Own Body'

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 22
On Monday, August 18, a transgender teen from the Bucks County, Pennsylvania area committed suicide by stepping in front of a fast-moving train.

Guyanese Gay Prostitutes Stabbed Dead, Suspect Commits Suicide

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 21
The main suspect in the stabbing murder of two gay sex workers in Guyana's capital of Georgetown last week died on Sunday, July 20 at Georgetown Hospital after confessing to the murders and setting himself on fire.

Gay Teen Suicide More Likely After Religious Counseling

By Winnie McCroy | Jun 26
A new study shows that gay youth who are counseled by a religious leader were more likely to attempt suicide than those who sought no treatment at all.

Atlanta Man Jumps to His Death After Partner Dies

By Jason St. Amand | Jun 5
A man from Atlanta jumped to his death Monday after his long-term partner died in their home.

Settlement Reached in Boy’s Suicide After Bullying

By Jason St. Amand | Jun 4
The mother of a Central California teenager who committed suicide after years of anti-gay bullying has reached a $750,000 settlement with her son’s school district.

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