LGBTQ youth are not inherently prone to suicide risk because of their sexual orientation or gender identity but rather placed at higher risk because of how they are mistreated and stigmatized in society.
The Trevor Project acknowledges that every LGBTQ young person’s situation and environment is different. We want to share some tips to help LGBTQ youth navigate personal safety while channeling their energy into meaningful action online or in person.
It’s totally normal to have questions about HIV/AIDS, whether if you are having sex, thinking about having sex, or are just curious. No matter the reason, it’s important to educate yourself because HIV/AIDS affects people of all ages, sexual orientations and identities.