Friday, October 8, 2010

Study: Anti-Transgender Bullying Alarmingly High

I do not re-post articles from other sites very often (probably will in the future) but this just broke my heart...

More than half of transgender or gender non-conforming people who experienced bullying or harassment have attempted suicide, according to a recently released study.

The National Transgender Discrimination Survey, conducted by the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and the National Center for Transgender Equality, revealed that 41 percent of respondents had attempted suicide, compared to a national estimated rate of 1.6 percent...

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Article taken from: Bay Windows - New England's largest GLBT newspaper

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