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LGBTQ+ youth with firearms in their homes are more likely to consider suicide: report

As mass shootings weigh on LGBTQ+ young people, those who have a firearm in their home reported higher rates of considering and attempting suicide.

Pennsylvania regulatory health boards condemn conversion therapy

Those who subject minors to the procedure may face discipline, they warn.

West Virginia Republicans want to prevent suicidal transgender youth from receiving care

GOP lawmakers in West Virginia are pushing to overturn an exception that allows transgender youth at risk of self-harm or suicide to receive gender-affirming care.

World Suicide Prevention Day: LGBTQ+ Groups Raise Awareness

The groups point to the issues that escalate mental health concerns for LGBTQ+ people, especially queer youth.

Gender-Affirming Care Bans Are Detrimental to Trans Youth: Study

Anti-trans legislation is having a severe impact on the mental health of trans youth.

Mental Health Crisis Among LGBTQ+ Youth Continues — But It Doesn't Have To

Acceptance at school and home makes a big difference, says a new Trevor Project report.

Middle Eastern, North African LGBTQ Youth Report High Risk of Suicide Attempts

The findings are part of a research brief by the Trevor Project.

Queer Kids Experience More Sleep Problems Than Straight Ones: Study

This is likely due to the stress caused by discrimination, bullying, and lack of family support, researchers say.

Trans and Nonbinary Youth Face Increased Risks as They Come Out Younger: Report

Family support can make a positive difference, according to the Trevor Project.

Queer Teen Girls Face Record High Levels of Sadness, Violence: CDC

The survey found increasing mental health challenges, experiences of violence, and suicidal thoughts and behavior among all teens.