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At least one LGBTQ+ young person attempts suicide every45 seconds in the
42% of LGBTQ+ youth seriously considered attempting suicide in the past year, including more than half of transgender and nonbinary youth.
Transgender and nonbinary youth attempt suicide less when respect is given to their pronouns and they are allowed to officially change their legal documents.
LGBTQ+ youth who had access to spaces that affirmed their sexual orientation and gender identity reported lower rates of attempting suicide.
Transgender and nonbinary youth who reported having pronouns respected by all of the people they lived with attempted suicide at half the rate of those who did not have their pronouns respected by anyone with whom they lived.
LGBTQ+ youth of color reported higher rates of attempting suicide than their white peers in the past year.
*Source: The Trevor Project National Survey (2021). Click here to learn more.