Finding pis like this are critical in helping people move past the stigma of being transgendered. Being able to see the statistics on suicide, as well as numbers and explanations of just what transgendered is, is needed to move to a place where being transgendered is understood and accepted by society.
First of all, God doesn't hate gay people. God doesn't hate anybody. That's his whole thing. - When a man dressed as Satan speaks more accurately about God than your pastor, you know something is wrong. Preach it Satan.
Because of statistics like this, trans people sometimes have a guard up as a form of protection. If you know someone going through a transition and this happens they may not know where you stand. At a time you feel it appropriate let them know you are grateful for their friendship and ask their preference of something fun or relaxing and let them know you are an ALLY and your relationship won't change. This could mean so much more than you know at a time when they need love and acceptance.