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Study finds LGBT seniors face higher rates of depression, loneliness

Thursday, November 17, 2011
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SEATTLE -- LGBT seniors and baby boomers -- a group whose numbers are expected to be more than 4 million by 2030 -- have greater rates of disability, depression, and loneliness compared with heterosexuals of similar ages, according to a new study from the University of Washington’s School of Social [...]

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Ottawa gay teen commits suicide after months of online posts documenting his depression

Monday, October 17, 2011
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Sad news to report from Ottawa, is the suicide death of Jamie Hubley, a 15-year-old gay teen who took his own life on Saturday after documenting online the final, painful months of his life. [...]

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Out of the depths: Everyone should have the freedom to love, and be loved

Sunday, September 25, 2011
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No one should be bullied to death; that is a cruel, vicious waste of life. No one should ever die feeling unloved; that is a human and universal tragedy. Everyone should have the freedom to love, and be loved. That is the greatest thing we will ever learn. [...]

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Openly gay city council member delivers heart wrenching plea to LGBT youth (Video)

Thursday, October 14, 2010
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Joel Burns, an openly gay city council member in Fort Worth, TX gave a heart-wrenching, impassioned plea on Tuesday evening to LGBT youth struggling with their sexual identity or facing intense adversity among their families, community or bullying by their peers. [...]

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Saving LGBTQ youth should be our top priority

Monday, July 19, 2010
LGBTQ youth are more prone to depression and suicide due to bullying and discrimination in school
As we fight for equal rights, we should be careful not to become so engrossed in the issues that we forget where we came from, the place that shaped us into who we are and motivates us even now to defeat bigotry and hate. [...]

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