LGBT people are prone to mental illness. It’s a truth we shouldn’t shy away from
If it were the dreadful manner that society treats people then that would be both appalling and something we must do something about.
If it were that the two are simply correlated, well, that’s different. Know about it, treat the illness etc but it is still different.
An no, we’re not even going to go there and start trying to claim that the two are the same thing.
But it is true that thing we want to know is which of the first two is it?