The Double-Edged Sword of Technology for LGBTQ+ Teens
By Danielle Ramo, About The Author S
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LGBTQ+ teens still experience mental health challenges at alarmingly high rates compared to our straight, cisgender counterparts. Many LGBTQ+ teens are exposed to abuse online. How can we navigate the double-edged sword of technology for LGBTQ+ teens? LGBTQ+ individuals and people of color consistently report a preference for mental health interventions that are tailored for them. There needs to be a wider offering of support that LGBTQ+ teens experience as safe, comfortable, and culturally appropriate, especially for those who are BIPOC.