Suicide rates are twice as high among gay youth – and here’s why

Suicide rates are twice as high among gay youth – and here’s why
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‘Conversion therapy’ and religious leaders are reported to be the main causes. Research shows that young people who were made to go through ‘conversion therapy’ are exposed to a higher chance of suicide. The chance of them attempting suicide multiple times is 2.5 higher.

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Legalization of same-sex civil partnerships in Montenegro

Legalization of same-sex civil partnerships in Montenegro
Montenegrin LGBT activists and supporters take part in Pride march in Podgorica, Montenegro.Photo: EPA-EFE/BORIS PEJOVIC

July started with good news from Montenegro. Its parliament voted to legalize same-sex civil partnerships. Newly adopted law passed with 42 votes in favor and only 5 against. This has been stated by the head of the Ministry of Human and Minority Rights Blanka Radošević Marović.

President says that the law gets Montenegro closer to joining the world’s best democracies.

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LGBTQ activists use modern tech to install a rainbow flag over the famous monument

LGBTQ activists use modern tech to install a rainbow flag over the famous monument

Being a post-soviet East-European country, Ukraine has a long way to go to reach equality. Pride events in Ukraine happen often, but lots of Ukrainians are still too conservative to embrace LGBTQ people. Pride marches, held annually since 2015, often face protests from far-right activists.

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