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Press Release – Canada’s LGBTQ youth at greater risk of suicide than straight youth

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 27 September 2013 Toronto: Today Egale Canada Human Rights Trust (ECHRT) launched the Report on Outcomes and Recommendations from the first national Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Two Spirit, Queer and Questioning (LGBTQ) Youth Suicide...
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Summary of Recommendations – Report on Outcomes and Recommendations: LGBTQ Youth Suicide Prevention Summit

Summary of Recommendations Guiding Principle 1. In all activities and initiatives relating to LGBTQ youth suicide prevention, recognize and address the full diversity of experiences of LGBTQ youth relating both to location and to the intersectional nature...
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What You Should Know About LGBTQ Youth Suicide in Canada

Every year, on average, 500 Canadian youth (ages 10 – 24) die by suicide (Statistics Canada). It is unknown, however, how many of these youth identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, Two Spirit or queer (LGBTQ), or may be struggling with questions...
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Report on Outcomes and Recommendations: LGBTQ Youth Suicide Prevention Summit

Every year, an average of five hundred Canadian youth take their own life (Statistics Canada, 2008).[1] What is unknown, however, is how many of these youth identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, Two Spirit or queer, or are struggling with questions...
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