Sunday, August 06, 2006

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT), Depression and Depressive Illness

An additional 53 new resources were added to the Suicide Prevention Help - Global Web Directory in, primarily, the following categories:

Suicide Prevention Help - Global Web Directory » Groups at Risk » LGBT


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Homosexuality Factor in the Youth Suicide Problem, The

COMMENT:

Homophobia, Gay-bashing, name calling and bullying force many young people, struggling with their emerging sexual orientation, to live in shame and guilt, unless help is sought. Unfortunately, it is this same shame and guilt which prevents them from seeking support. It is a sad commentary on today's society that doesn't afford these young people, and other adults, the human dignity they deserve just because they are alive.

Instead, fundamental religious bigots have no hesitation about heaping humilition upon these brave individuals who often have to cope with "coming out" to themselves, and to their families, and friends with sometimes mixed results. Does G-d hate fags? Not my G-d.


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