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There is growing international evidence that young people struggling with issues of sexuality and gender identity face increased likelihood of attempting suicide. Our study is exploring the cultural context of youth suicide in England and Wales, with a focus on the significance of gender identity and sexuality.

This research asks three key questions:

This qualitative study draws from the perspectives of young adults to develop understanding about the discursive framing of suicide and, specifically, the possible impact of emotional challenges presented by sexuality and gender issues.