Bullying and Suicide Risk among LGBTQ Youth
Negative treatment by others, such as bullying, is a strong and consistent risk factor for youth suicide, and LGBTQ youth experience bullying at significantly greater rates than their straight and cisgender peers.
LGBTQ Youth Sports Participation
Although nearly one in three LGBTQ young people reported participating in sports, a number of LGBTQ youth reported choosing not to participate in sports due to reasons related to discrimination or fear of LGBTQ-based discrimination.
School-Related Conversations Across The Trevor Project’s Crisis Services
The Trevor Project reflects on the LGBTQ youth who reached out to talk about the 2020-21 academic year.
Suicidality Disparities by Sexual Identity Persist from Adolescence into Young Adulthood
Increased knowledge about populations at highest risk for suicide can assist prevention efforts aimed at ending suicide and enhancing well-being for those individuals.
New Data Further Highlights Suicide Risk Disparity Among Queer Youth
The unique challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic have the potential to exacerbate the existing mental health problems made apparent by the YRBS data.
LGBTQ Youth Suicide Prevention in Schools
One way schools can support LGBTQ youth is by including positive content about LGBTQ people and issues in classroom curriculums.
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