Queer Christmas | Liam Taft

LGBTQ+ youth are four times more likely to commit suicide than their heterosexual counterparts and more than half of transgender individuals suffer from depression and/or anxiety – and this can often be exacerbated by the loneliness as a result of familial rejection.

‘We Had Our Rights Pinned on a Postal Vote’ – Living Through a Divided Australia

The vote created segregation and desperation reminiscent to the loneliness many LGBTQ+ people experience growing up. The feeling we are different, not equal and that something is wrong with us.