We know – and the government knows – that LGBT+ people suffer disproportionately from mental health issues
The important thing is to work out why this is so?
due to multiple factors: discrimination, lack of family support, long waiting lists for essential treatment, social isolation and so on.
Well, yes, that’s also undoubtedly true. But possibly not the whole story. After all we do insist that some forms of body dysmorphia are mental health issues in themselves, do we not?