The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development released a proposed rule that aims to revise the Equal Access rule, which requires HUD-funded housing services to be provided without discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
The Trevor Project released the results of its 2020 National Survey on LGBTQ Youth Mental Health. The second annual survey found that 40 percent of respondents considered attempting suicide in the past 12 months, with more than half of them being transgender and non-binary youth.
With more than 5.5 million LGBTQ individuals living in the United States, it’s important to recognize not only our progress in furthering equality efforts, but also the barriers LGBTQ people still face in fair and equal access to employment, housing, healthcare, and public accommodation.
You are at the end of your rope, and you can’t take it any much longer. You are in pain, and you are suffering and you feel there is no hope. The first thing that you need to do is to seek the services of a professional counselor.
It should come as no surprise that the LGBTQ community is among one of the highest at-risk groups to suffer from mental illness. And while many individuals do have similar needs to non-LGBTQ individuals, there are those areas of concern directly related to being a member of this community.