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Video: Suicidal Ideation and Self-Harm in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth | IMPACT ProgramWHAT SHIELDS GAY YOUTH FROM SUICIDE? Love from family and friends offer most protection, while bullying causes highest risk.
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We’ve been following closely this story and wanted to update you on some on these tragic cases. There are now reports that say that Felix Sacco was bullied .
Papers summarized below represent only studies done since 1990 that report on suicide of GLB youth (not adults). These papers represent studies , as opposed to reviews or commentaries on GLB-youth suicide.
Mark L. Hatzenbuehler , Katie A. McLaughlin , Katherine M.
Researchers have found that suicide among lesbian , gay , bisexual , transgender ( LGBT ) youth is comparatively higher than among the general population.
About 94 percent of LGBT youths have had at least one experience in which people said cruel things to them, spit on them, destroyed their property, and threatened or assaulted them—all related to them being gay, according to prior Northwestern research.