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The Trauma of being a Gay Teenager

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Young, gay people have a significantly higher suicide rate than their heterosexual peers.

This can, in part, be explained by the existence of homophobic, prejudiced and discriminative attitudes which, sadly,  still persist within certain sectors of society such as the church and, even today, schools (about 25 per cent of gay teens report having been the victim of homophobic … Read the rest

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