America’s First Transgender Suicide Hotline

It’s no secret that the transgender community is particularly vulnerable when it comes to threats of violence, discrimination and unfortunately, suicide attempts. Reports show suicide attempts among transgender people range from 32% to 50% across the countries– meaning more than a third of all trans individuals make a suicide attempt at some point.

Transgender SymbolThis decision is often caused by gender-based violence, systemized discrimination, bullying, harassment, rejection from family and friends and even ill treatment by law enforcement and the health-care system, making the search for help and support a difficult one.

Source: Kimberly B. Johnson/Konbini

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