82% of transgender individuals have considered killing themselves and 40% have attempted suicide. Source: National Library of Medicine (

I can safely guess that other Western and non-Western societies are in a similar or worse ballpark.

If this isn't a complete and utter failure as a society, I don't know what is.


@m2m Transphobes misuse this statistic as a condemnation of transgenders, but it is really a condemnation of society


@WahbAllat @m2m Interesting study. Also fuck #sagejournals for applying a #paygate on #research.

I should not have to use back-channels to read research or its conclusions.

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