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Socially isolated and in financial despair, LGBTIQ individuals are taking their own lives

The lockdown has taken away livelihoods and forced queer individuals back in with prejudiced families, leading to social isolation and failing mental health.Socially isolated and in financial despair, LGBTIQ individuals are taking their own lives
A participant of the Pride Parade last year. Studies have shown that the LGBTIQ community is at higher risk of depression, anxiety, PTSD and suicide. Kabin Adhikari/TKP
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Elisha Shrestha
Published at : June 27, 2020
Updated at : June 27, 2020 08:09
Kathmandu

Elisha Shrestha

Elisha Shrestha is a reporter covering social justice issues for The Kathmandu Post.


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