The suicidal ideation rate significantly increased in nonheterosexual individuals affected by the same-sex marriage referendums in Taiwan.
“Experiences of discrimination and serious psychological distress go hand-in-hand, and both are associated with suicide thoughts and attempts among transgender people.”
Despite progress in national prevention strategies, one person dies by suicide every 40 seconds, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Director-General lamented on Monday, highlighting key findings of the agency’s latest report on global suicide estimates.
Widely respected by South Africans as spiritual guides, healers and counsellors, gay sangomas like 23-year-old Maci are also challenging the idea that being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT+) is unAfrican.
Research reports based on community-led study in Zimbabwe, Botswana, Zambia, South Africa, Lesotho, Ethiopia, Kenya, eSwatini (Swaziland), and Malawi
The last words of an accomplished LGBTQ teen who killed himself because he believed he could never be accepted are heartbreaking but reflect an all too common reality.
Despite the Supreme Court of India scrapping Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, which criminalised gay sex in September 2018, the society has largely remained the same, when it comes to treating people from the LGBTQ community.
Five former and current youth leaders write letter after death of South African teen
“Prime Minister Hun Sen has sent a message through me to inform the members of the LGBTIQ community at this meeting that the government stands against all discrimination against LGBTIQ people."
The film, directed by David Fernández, tells her story and another one with less luck, that of Alan, a trans minor who took his own life in 2015 after 17 years victim of school bullying.
A Myanmar university said on Wednesday it had suspended three staff while it investigates the suicide of a gay employee who said he was bullied at work in social media posts widely shared in the conservative Asian country.
Acceptance is shown to dramatically reduce the risk of a suicide attempt, according to the Trevor Project.