While 24 percent of the suicide deaths in the 12 to 14 age group were among LGBT youth in 2013-2015, this dropped to 8 percent of suicides.
Research has found that attempted suicide rates and suicidal ideation among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, etc (LGBT) youth is significantly higher than.
Study highlights differences between gay, straight suicides of suicide was “ hanging/strangulation/suffocation" (38 percent); for lesbians it was.
Actual suicide rates among LGBTQ people are not known because sexual orientation and gender identity are not reported in death records.1 What we do know.
Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death among young people ages 10 to 24.1 health outcomes in white and Latino lesbian, gay, and bisexual young adults.