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A new study explores the effects of sexual orientation discordance on high-schoolers. A disturbing new report reveals just how deadly the closet can be for young people: Published in The American Journal of Preventive Medicine the study found that 46% of closeted teens had seriously considered suicide, compared to 22% of those who were comfortable with their sexuality. Researchers at the CDC examined “sexual orientation discordance,” or when a person’s internal sexual desire doesn’t match their actions. Specifically they were looking...
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Mark Salling, best known for playing Noah on Fox’s hit show Glee, has been found dead near a riverbed in Sunland. There is no exact cause of death, but according to TMZ, it is believed he hung himself. Salling was 35. In August 2017, Salling’s lawyer denied an alleged suicide attempt when he was seen with cuts on his wrists. The actor was awaiting sentencing for a 4-7 year sentence in prison after taking a plea deal for possessing pornographic images...
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A study by the Journal of the American Medical Association is pointing out that one in every four LGBTQ teens attemps suicide in the United States. The study, which was published recently but is based on data from 2015, was penned by UPenn’s Wharton School researchers Theodore Caputi, Davey Smith, and John Ayers. Together, the three looked over data about “sexual minority adolescents," which they ultimately decided would represent LGBQ youth (If you're wondering where the "T" is, more on...
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Jong Hyun was attacked by trolls in 2013 for openly supporting a bi trans student on Twitter A K-Pop star who is known for supporting the LGBTI community has passed away. Jong Hyun was a member of South Korean pop group SHINee. The singer was at his rented apartment in southern Seoul, South Korea. Gangnam Police said they received a phone call from his sister at 4:42pm (local time). Jong Hyun reportedly sent his sister a number of messages with his ‘last goodbye.’ Medics arrived...
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What would your advice be? It’s the age-old question: does size matter? For the partners of this Reddit user, apparently so. Keen to get his experiences off his chest, the message posted yesterday (29 December 2015) is titled ‘I have been dumped by 6 different guys this year because of my penis’. In it, the writer discusses the cruel treatment he has received from lovers once they’ve see him naked, admitting his sexual encounters have left him feeling suicidal. The post has...
vittorio

Vittorio Petruzzelli hung himself outside his boyfriend’s flat, and died two days later. Vittorio Petruzelli, a 26-year-old gay man from Manchester, tragically took his own life in April after struggling to come to terms with his sexuality. He was found outside his boyfriend’s flat at 12:20am on 3 April, slumped against a drainpipe after hanging himself. At the inquest, boyfriend Warren Osborne said: “I first met Vittorio on 7 December 2013 after we started exchanging messages over Facebook. We got on so...
Cheerleader

'I felt like I was never going to stop crying, never going to be happy' Jacob Jean was just weeks away from high school graduation when his boyfriend Zack killed himself. He found out about it while sitting in class and all eyes were on him when a fellow student announced the news. ‘… Disbelief, fear, and shock began to flash through my body. This moment felt like forever,’ Jean writes in an column for Outsports. He spent the summer before college crying...
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Page topped the charts with his single I'll Be Your Everything Tommy Page commits suicide, age 46. The gay former US chart topper was found dead on Friday (3 March), reports Billboard. Billboard Entertainment Group President John Amato said: ‘We are all mourning the loss of our friend and colleague Tommy Page. ‘He was a magnetic soul and a true entertainer. ‘Our thoughts are with his family,’ Amato said. Page topped the charts with his single I’ll Be Your Everything in 1990. He also had a...
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A link has been found between the legalisation of same-sex marriage in the US and a drop in youth suicide attempts. Researchers at the John Hopkins University say suicide attempts by high school students fell by an average of 7% after marriage equality was introduced, with a 14% drop among gay, lesbian and bisexual teenagers. Julia Raifman, co-author of the research, said: “These are high school students, so they aren’t getting married any time soon, for the most part. Still, permitting...
georgemichael

George Michael's lover Fadi Fawaz says his Twitter account was hacked; tweets went out from Fawaz's account claiming Michael committed suicide. Fawaz previously stated that he found Michael's body on Christmas morning. From The Independent: The series of tweets read: "I was in a relationship with George Michael till I found him dead in bed. “The only thing George wanted is to DIE. He tried numbers of times to kill himself many times and finally he managed. “We loved each other very much and...
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On Oct. 16, Jacques Picoux died after falling from the 10th floor of a building in Wenshan District, southern Taipei.  The investigation into his death continues, but police have not found any signs of a struggle are leaning toward the fact that Picoux may have committed suicide. There is definitely more to this story, this death, and how it tie into Taiwan's marriage equality fight. The sudden death of a well-known French professor in Taiwan, whose partner recently died from cancer,...
Sinead O’Connor

The singer has posted a shocking message on Facebook, declaring that she has taken an overdose. Her post starts with an overview of the events that triggered her breakdown: "There is only so much any woman can be expected to bear. What was done to me this week was appalling cruelty. By my husband, my family, by St Pats and by An Gardai Siochana, by my son, Jake and by Donal Lunny and Angela singleton, by my son's girlfriend, his friends......
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Nine members of “Occupy Pedophilia” were arrested, of which six were given a sentence of three to six years, for torturing gay teens, filming the horrible act, posting the recordings on the internet and driving the victims to commit suicide. ilbe.com The group is led by Maxim Martsinkevich and they claim to ‘identify and report pedophiles’, but this is not what they are actually doing. The group is responsible for at least 19 attacks against gay teens and instigates other groups...
Gay Depressed

Hi, I am Ivan! I am from Russia, which means that this is not my real name and for good reasons. I wouldn’t have had to be forced to hide my real identity if it were not for the sudden and important changes that took place in my life recently. But let’s start with the beginning. Ever since I was 15 years old (I am 22 now, by the way) I suffered from depression and panic attacks and I have...

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