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  • 9th October 2013

    Stephen Fry: For the first time ever, I’m on effective medication for my bipolar 24

    Stephen Fry: 'I'm on a course of medication for the first time in my life that really seems to be working'

    6:29 PM — Stephen Fry says he has moved on from the "mad compulsion" which led to a suicide attempt last year and is on effective medication for the first time "that really seems to be working".

  • 3rd February 2011

    Homophobia ‘can make you ill’, study says 17

    The study looked at cortisol levels in the brain

    4:48 PM — A study has found a link between homophobia and hormonal changes that can lead to illness. According to research from Montreal's Concordia University, people who had suffered homophobia had higher levels of stress hormone cortisol in their brains.

  • 22nd November 2010

    41 per cent of US trans people have attempted suicide 3

    41 per cent of survey respondents said they had attempted suicide

    2:03 PM — A new survey of more than 7,000 trans people in the US says that 41 per cent have tried to kill themselves. The research, carried out by the National Center for Transgender Equality and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, also found than 19 per cent had been refused medical care because of their trans status.

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