Study shows B.C.’s at-risk LGBTQ adolescent girls safer in progressive communities

Investigation led by the UBC college of nursing has determined that progressive political attitudes and supportive communities resulted in decrease noted rates of self-damage and suicidal ideation by bisexual and lesbian ladies in B.C. communities.

The analysis took in info from the 2013 British Columbia Adolescent Well being Survey—in which suicide tries, self-damage behaviors, and suicidal views ended up noted by sexual-minority students, between other facts—and from neighborhood-amount supportive environments and the final results of the 2013 B.C. provincial elections.

Survey responses from 2,678 self-identified LGB and heterosexual students (69 percent of which ended up ladies) from 274 educational facilities

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