Individuals who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer are more than twice as likely to attempt or complete suicide, and studies show that higher risk stems from their experiences of discrimination and victimization. Oliver’s journey as a transgender teen reveals the challenges you can face just for being who you are.
*Reporting for this segment was supported in part by the USC Annenberg/National Health Journalism Fellowship
Producer: Gisela Telis
Videographer: Bob Lindberg, Nate Huffman, Steve Riggs
Editor: Nate Huffman