In addition, across the sites― LGBTQ youth are also at increased risk for suicidal thoughts and behaviors, suicide attempts, and suicide.A nationally representative study of adolescents in grades 7–12 found that lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth were more than twice as likely to have attempted suicide as their heterosexual peers.This helps all youth achieve good grades and maintain good mental and physical health.
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Jennifer has been fighting her parents, Anne and Charles, for custody of her 6-year-old daughter and claims they are "out to get her".
They say Jennifer is irresponsible and incapable of being a good mother, and she needs help getting her life back on track.
Another survey of more than 7,000 seventh- and eighth-grade students from a large Midwestern county examined the effects of school [social] climate and homophobic bullying on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and questioning (LGBQ) youth and found that Exposure to violence can have negative effects on the education and health of any young person.