Nearly 50% of LGBT teens considered suicide last year – with nearly one-fifth of transgender men attempting to end their lives, shocking survey finds

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More than one in 10 young people who identify as LGBTQ attempted suicide in 2023, a survey from suicide prevention organization Trevor Project has found.

The survey, which focuses on the mental health of LGBTQ youth, was circulated to 18,000 people from ages 13 to 24.

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Nearly 40 percent of LGBTQ young people seriously considered attempting suicide in the past year, while 46 percent of transgender and nonbinary young people between the ages of 13 and 17 had similar ideations.

Transgender men were the most at risk, with more than 50 percent of them reporting considering suicide and 18 percent of them attempting it.

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Among LGBTQ teens aged 13 to 17, a total of 16 percent attempted suicide. This is higher than the average among all LGBTQ youths, which sits at 12 percent.

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