It is the third leading cause of death for young people between the ages of 15 and 24 according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
Shocking? It should be
Being a teenager isn’t always the best thing in the world. Especially when you’re gay.
Sure enough fitting in is tough enough as it is, but it gets harder when you have a different sexuality than the rest. When there are norms and social clichés in school, there is unfortunately bound to be some sort of bullying.
Bullying can range in various forms: physical, emotional and more recently, cyber bullying. Things only get worse, when in the midst of trying to understand who one really is; one is mocked and ridiculed for being gay. It’s a dark tunnel, with infinite twists and turns, and sadly, there seems to be no hope for light at the end.
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