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How Does Trauma Affect LGBTQIA+ Communities?

By Cathy Cassata, Amy Smith — 2021

Research shows that people in LGBTQIA+ communities experience trauma at higher rates than straight, cisgender people. “The effects of trauma can be seen in higher rates of suicidal thoughts, suicide attempts, and self-injurious behavior. LGB youth, for example, are three times more likely to contemplate suicide than their heterosexual peers. They are also 5 times more likely to attempt suicide than their heterosexual peers,”

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Child’s Trauma