Sobering statistics ….. Only a fool would CHOOSE this lifestyle!!!

It Is What It Is

 

 

 

Today’s Gay Youth: The Ugly, Frightening Statistics

Still think that people CHOOSE to be gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender?  After reading the following sobering statistics, ask yourself this: What SANE person would CHOOSE to be subjected to all this?!

SUICIDE & DEPRESSION

  • Suicide is the leading cause of death among gay and lesbian youth.
  • Gay and lesbian youth are 2 to 6 times more likely to attempt suicide than heterosexual youth.
  • Over 30% of all reported teen suicides each year are committed by gay and lesbian youth.

 REJECTION

  • 50% of all gay and lesbian youth report that their parents reject them due to their sexual orientation.
  • 26% of gay and lesbian youth are forced to leave home because of conflicts over their sexual orientation.
  • In a study of 194 gay and lesbian youth, 25% were verbally abused by parents, and nearly 10% dealt with threatened or actual violence.

 HOMELESSNESS

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