Suicides fall with gay marriage in Sweden, Denmark as stigma fades

People march during the annual Gay Pride parade in central Stockholm, Sweden August 5, 2017. Erik Simander/TT News Agency/via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. SWEDEN OUT.

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The advent of gay marriage has cut suicide rates among lesbians and gay men in Sweden and Denmark – but, divorced, widowed or married, homosexuals are still more prone to suicide than their straight peers, according to a study released on Thursday. The researchers said reduced stigma for sexual minorities […]

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