Rural LGBTQ Isolation: A Hidden Problem

The night the lights went out in Michigan

LGBTQ people living in rural areas, particularly youth and elders, face social isolation that their peers in urban areas don’t experience. This isolation often leads to poor mental health outcomes like depression and suicidal thoughts. Yet many LGBTQ people choose and love rural life. Recognizing challenges is vital to

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James Finn

James Finn is an LGBTQ columnist, a former Air Force intelligence analyst, an alumnus of Act Up NY, and an agented but unpublished novelist.