Explain How Suicide Is The Leading Cause Of Death Among Gay And Lesbian Youth

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When people are picked on and treated unfairly they begin to get depressed and feel like everything they do is wrong because that is all they see at school and home, they get picked on and judged by everyone and that leads them to wanting to commit suicide. “Suicide is the leading cause of death among gay and lesbian youth, gay and lesbian youth are 2 to 6 times more likely to attempt suicide. Over 30 percent of all reported teen suicide each year are committed by gay and lesbian youth .”(Blackman). The LGBT youth are being put in situations where they think that suicide is the only way to escape the harsh reality of being different due to how their peers and people around them make them feel because they are constantly getting put down. The
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