No Romance in LGBTQ Teen Suicide

The sad reality is loneliness and despair

Mort de Joseph Bara, Oil on Canvas (1779–1793) by Charles Moreau-Vauthier, Musée municipal, Nérac — Image Credit, Wikimedia Commons

Sometimes statistics aren’t enough to tell a real story. Sometimes we’re too numbed by daily injustice to digest reality and fight apathy. When I feel my callouses deadening my nerves, I remember Teddy, then I think about all the other kids like him — rejected, belittled, isolated. Then the numbers take on real flesh again, and I feel

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