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Transgender Adolescents More Likely to Be Depressed

FAMILY | 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?

NATIONAL | 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.

Clementi Family Becomes Advocates After Gay Son's Suicide

NATIONAL | By Sean Carlin | Sep 22
Four years after his death, the Clementis have used the pain they still feel every day to encourage acceptance and eradicate bullying.

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

NATIONAL | 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.

After Gay Teen's Suicide, Tissue Donation Rejected Due to FDA Policy

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 14
Some of a dead gay teen's organs were not accepted for donation, thanks to a longstanding policy by the Food and Drug Administration barring certain tissue donations from men who have sex with men.

Study: Religion No Go-To for LGBs; Suicide Risks Increase

HEALTH | By Sasha Razumikhin | Jul 19
Put simply, god isn't helping LGB people deal with their issues. At least that's what the results of a new study from the Williams Institute says.

Gay Teen Suicide More Likely After Religious Counseling

NATIONAL | 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

NATIONAL | 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

NATIONAL | 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.

Broadway Battles Bullying in Support of Michael Morones

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 17
On April 14, New York City’s stage performers came together at NYU’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts to donate their time and talent to Broadway Battles Bullying, a one-night only benefit concert for the new Michael Morones Foundation.

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