Suicide is the second-leading cause of death for youth between the ages of 15 to 19, after accidents. A teenager may feel overwhelmed by stress, what he or she perceives as insurmountable problems or by an underlying mental illness. They may not be able to ask for help and see suicide as the only way to end their suffering. But help is available.
Why Drag Queens Are Better Role Models Than Disney Princesses: "...My favourite princess is Ariel, and yours is Cinderella, and Mommy's favourite princess is Sharon Needles." The door blew open. You see, Sharon Needles is not just a princess but a queen, a strong, creative, brilliant queen. I suddenly realized that there was more than one direction that I could push the princess mania, because my children could not distinguish between a Disney princess and a drag queen." (article!)