Presentation Title

Transgender Individuals and Suicidality

University

Shawnee State University

Major

Game Design Fine Arts

Student Type

Undergraduate Student

Presentation Types

Oral Presentation

Keywords:

Transgender, Suicide, LGBTQ

Description

In the United States, approximately 40% of transgender individuals will attempt suicide in their lifetimes. Between gender dysphoria and societal rejection, this presentation seeks to provide an in depth look into the causes behind these staggeringly high rates, and the epidemic that is transgender suicide.

Faculty Sponsor Name

Thomas Pointek

Faculty Sponsor Title

Associate Professor, English and Women's Studies

Faculty Sponsor Academic Department

English and Humanities

Location

KRI 157

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Transgender Individuals and Suicidality

KRI 157

In the United States, approximately 40% of transgender individuals will attempt suicide in their lifetimes. Between gender dysphoria and societal rejection, this presentation seeks to provide an in depth look into the causes behind these staggeringly high rates, and the epidemic that is transgender suicide.