One in three Italian LGBT teens considers suicide

Published: August 14, 2013

 One Italian gay teen in three has considered suicide in the last 12 months, a survey by Roman LGBT association Gay Center has revealed.

Gay Center’s president Fabrizio Marrazzo told Gay Star News: ‘We interviewed 4,000 teenagers and more than a thousand told us they have thought about suicide at least once in their lifetime.

‘Homosexuality can be a hell when combined with bullying at school or with families not accepting their sons and daughters.’

The study comes after the case of a 14-year-old boy who committed suicide last week in Rome.

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