The Washington Post cites a 14 percent reduction in suicide attempts by LGBTQ students in states that had legalized same sex marriage – which, they extrapolate, suggests stigma may underlie suicide attempts.
“There may be something about having equal rights,” says Johns Hopkins epidemiologist Julia Raifman, “— even if they have no immediate plans to take advantage of them — that makes students feel less stigmatized and more hopeful for the future.”
that whole exchange between jeremiah and maggie was so uncomfortable. like, implying alex somehow defaulted to being with a woman bc there’s no man good enough for her just….rubbed me the wrong way. i’ll wait to pass official judgement, but it’s lookin like eliza might wanna get those divorce papers ready.