From this, many youth suicidal incidents are from this statistic.
"Refusing to talk about LGBT issues or showing discomfort when LGBT topics arise are nonverbal messages that tell youth that being LGBT is abnormal or wrong"
This is the reason that so many are afraid to show who they really are and feel isolated from everyone else.
"Teaching young people to 'read the world' goes a long way toward nurturing sophisticated and democratic thinkers"
Teaching people to be more open minded and accepting at a younger age can allow more of a sophisticated and safe feeling environment for everyone.
("Safe Spaces" Gerri August)