Diversity In The Lgbt + Community

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The adversity faced by LGBT+ individuals everyday is a problem I would like to help solve to the best of my ability. Statistics show that LGBT+ individuals are more than two times as likely as straight individuals to have a mental health disorder, such as depression or anxiety disorder, suicide attempts are three times more common among people who are bisexual than people who are straight, there’s a greater risk of substance abuse disorders for members of the LGBT+ community, and we’re also twice as likely to experience some form of bullying than those who are straight. 90% of LGBT+ teens reported being bullied because of their sexual preferences. This isn’t an issue I can fix alone, or something that can be solved overnight, but as a proud

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