Research Brief: Substance Use Disparities by Sexual Identity

Summary Individuals with substance use disorders experience diminished physical and mental health (Grant et al., 2016), and most adults diagnosed with a substance use disorder […]

Research Brief: Black LGBTQ Youth Mental Health

Summary While many are thriving, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth are more likely to report depression and suicidality compared to straight/cisgender […]

Suicidality Disparities by Sexual Identity Persist from Adolescence into Young Adulthood

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY About The Trevor Project About This Work Significant increases in suicide deaths have occurred over the past 10 years in the U.S., particularly […]

The Trevor Project Responds to 2018 CDC Data Release

Suicide rates increased by 2.5% from 2017 to 2018 TODAY, January 30th, the CDC released new data from its annual mortality and life expectancy report […]

Research Brief: Gender-Affirming Care for Youth

Summary Historically, any identification with activities or expression outside of strict gender roles that were expected to align with one’s sex assigned at birth (SAB) […]

The Trevor Project Files Amicus Brief at the 4th Circuit Supporting Protections Against Conversion Therapy in Maryland

As 2019 comes to a close, The Trevor Project continues to advocate  for LGBTQ youth in America’s courts. Today we submitted an amicus brief at […]

Research Brief: Lethal Means Safety to Reduce Youth Suicide

Summary Suicide is the leading cause of violent deaths in the U.S. and the second leading cause of all deaths for youth ages 10–24 (Centers […]

Research Brief: Suicide Attempts among LGBTQ Youth of Color

Summary Research has historically found American Indian/Alaskan Native and White non-Hispanic individuals to be at highest risk for suicide (Curtin & Hedegaard, 2019). In 2017 […]

Research Brief: Diversity of Youth Gender Identity

Introduction Sex assigned at birth, gender, and gender identity impact individuals’ diverse lived experiences. Sex assigned at birth refers to the sex (usually male or […]

Research Brief: Diversity of Youth Sexual Orientation

Summary Sexual orientation is commonly defined as patterns of emotional, romantic, and/or sexual attractions to another person. Decades of research has demonstrated that sexual orientation […]