UK: Study: Lesbian, Gay & Bisexual Individuals Experience More Anxiety

It’s no wonder that, growing up in a sometimes-painfully heteronormative society, that lesbian, gay, and bisexual people can be met with incidents and situations that leave them feeling anxious. But now, a new scientific study out of the UK’s Office of National Statistics has empirical proof that support the anxiety that riddles members of the community daily.

By the numbers, the study shows that of the LGB people interviews, bisexual men and women were the most unhappy compared to their straight British counterparts. While lesbian and gay participants collectively reported being 50 percent more likely to experience anxiety, bisexual people veered toward 80 percent, which makes sense considering how much discrimination they can face from society and from within the LGBT community.  Read more via OUT