Proceedings of The 10th International Conference on Humanities, Psychology and Social Sciences
The influence of Internet in the Increased Suicides among Young Male Homosexuals
Marcelo Pombo Novaes Fernandes
The figures on suicide among young people have been increasing in most countries around the world, specially among LGBTI people. Some researches show that a gay man has 5 to 11 times more possibility to commit suicide than a heterosexual of the same gender and age. The study we are working on tries to understand why it has been increasing and the influence of social midia on that.
Keywords: homosexuality, suicide, internet.