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Oliver's journey

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Oliver's journey

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This story was reported as a project for USC Annenberg's Center for Health Journalism National Fellowship. 

Other stories in the series include:

Coping in the classroom

A transition's toll

Arizona Public Media
Friday, January 6, 2017

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. 

[This story was originally published by Arizona Public Media.]