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Celebrating Pride – Depression rates high among the gender-diverse community

June 23, 2023

Depression rates among the gender-diverse community suggest that a large number of children and teens have considered suicide. A recent Trevor Project study shows that 50% percent of gender-diverse kids — those whose gender identity or expression does not conform to male or female — have considered suicide in the last year. Numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau show that this group experiences significantly higher rates of anxiety and depression.