LGBTQ+ youth are at increased risk of suicide and violent crime. Teenage years can be difficult for everyone, but for lgbtq youth they can be especially dangerous. Why is that the case though? Well, our attitudes and beliefs about LGBTQ+ people are part of the problem.
This is Episode 5 of the What Would It Take Podcast. Join me as I ask What Would It Take Love to Conquer All?
Links to sources from the episode:
The Reformation Project -
PBS News Hour article -
GAP LGBTQ Religion Project PDF -
Q Christian Fellowship Prayer Wall -
HuffPost nest article, _Chilling Study Sums Up Link Between Religion And Suicide For Queer Youth -
The Trevor Project national survey results -
CDC resources for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health -
NBS news article, _Nearly 1 in 5 hate crimes motivated by anti-LGBTQ bias, FBI finds -
Indiana Youth Group -
OK2BME article, WHAT DOES LGBTQ+ MEAN? -